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Financial Reporting Associate, Alternative Investment Manager, Frankfurt Area, Germany

9155 /26B

Our client is a leading global alternative investment manager (Private Equity Fund of Funds), which originated from the family office of a German industrial family. The firm is looking to expand its PE Finance team in Germany, in which the new Financial Reporting Associate will play a key role. In this position, you will work closely with the finance and investment teams, overseeing data entry and data quality. The position is based in the Frankfurt area, Germany.


  • Prepare quarterly and ad hoc reports covering private equity fund of funds, secondary funds and co-investments as well as handling managed accounts and additional investor requests
  • Review large data sets (cost, fair value, total invested, proceeds, etc.) from the underlying funds, alerting the team to any discrepancies
  • Understand and process financial statements from the underlying funds and portfolio companies  
  • Work closely with the finance and investment teams, overseeing data entry and data quality
  • Translation of deal descriptions and market updates from English to German
  • Support the documentation of current processes
  • Contribute to the implementation of new processes and technologies to further automate reports


  • University degree in Business Administration, Finance or related disciplines
  • Initial relevant work experience in accounting, gained either directly at a private equity fund, a fund of funds or an audit department of a Big 4 company
  • Sound understanding of accounting rules
  • Outstanding time management and organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and follow projects through to completion; accustomed to working independently
  • Strong MS Office skills are essential; previous experience with Investran, Burgiss, Power BI or other business intelligence /software tools relevant to private equity fund administration is a plus
  • Fluency in German and English is required

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