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Senior Fund Controller – Accounting and Finance job – Market related salary – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Dec 3, 2018

An exciting job opportunity has arisen for a Senior Fund Controller in a leading real estate investor based in Johannesburg. The Senior Fund Controller will sit in a very commercial team that covers portfolio management, wider fund operations, projects, asset raising, fund launches, and financial and investor reporting. This is a leadership job and you will be taking a lead role in high profile projects including system implementation, the appointment of administrators and team restructuring

One of the interesting and exciting elements of this Senior Fund Controller job in Johannesburg is it will be highly analytical and modelling responsibilities in support of the investment team. This may be something you are already doing and wish to continue in a more senior capacity or it may be something you would ideally like to start gaining exposure to

Whilst there is an element of accounting/reporting within this job, this is slowly being outsourced and being replaced by more transaction orientated and portfolio management responsibilities. The Senior Fund Controller is also going to take a leading role in the launch of a new fund from start to finish including the asset raising process, investor relations, fund structuring, fund launch, and acquisitions and disposals. You will be working alongside the Partners within the investment team on a daily basis

Requirements for this Senior Fund Controller job in Johannesburg:

  • You must have 6-10 years’ experience of working in real estate or private equity
  • You need to have strong academics and see yourself in a more commercial and deal orientated position
  • Qualified Accountant
  • Advanced Excel/Modelling skills
  • Ambitious and dynamic personality

The personality and ambitions of the individual will probably be the most important characteristics they will look for as they will provide a platform for development and success. If you meet the above requirements for this Senior Fund Controller job in Johannesburg, please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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