As part of the GIIN’s mission to accelerate the scale and effectiveness of impact investing, we publish job openings from members of the GIIN Investors’ Council and other impact investing leaders.

Fund Accountant

at Triple Jump B.V. in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

About the Job

Triple Jump, a Dutch impact investment manager with a global portfolio, is looking for a:

Fund Accountant

40 hours per week, initially for 1 year, based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Triple Jump is an independent, responsible investment manager focused on impact investing in emerging markets. We are headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands with regional offices in Georgia, Peru, Mexico, Thailand and Kenya. Our investment portfolio spans more than 60 countries.

Triple Jump targets financial sector development and invests in institutions that service the bottom of the pyramid. Triple Jump offers professional fund management services to investors, ranging from asset selection, to portfolio management to fund administration. Thanks to mandates from multiple investors Triple Jump can provide services to financial intermediaries in all stages of their development. Triple Jump’ investees include financial institutions (ranging from NGOs receiving their first funding to regulated banks) and investment funds in developing countries.

Expectations

As a Fund Accountant, you are responsible for:

• Setting up, maintain and improve the fund and investment accounting (ledger);
• Contributing to the optimization of processes, data capturing and reporting packages;
• Calculating and preparing capital calls;
• Initiating payment instructions in the online banking platform;
• Carrying out financial checks on the investment legal contracts;
• Liaising with (inter)national colleagues and clients, and maintaining a close relationship with the investment team and third parties (auditors, banks, etc.);
• Carrying out periodic valuation on fund assets for the purpose of investment funds;
• Preparing financials and other quarterly reporting packages;
• Assist with the audit of the investment fund’s financial statements;
• Ensuring that the administered funds comply with relevant laws and regulations (including taxation laws) when it comes to the administrative recording and financial reporting;
• Assist in the hedging process;
• Working closely together with the team, dividing daily tasks;
• Assist with onboarding of new clients, etc.

Qualifications

Job Requirements

• Education at least college (HBO) with a degree of accounting and/or finance;
• Experience with fund accounting for funds;
• Knowledge of general accepted accounting principles (IFRS/Dutch GAAP) and IPEV guidelines;
• Experience in managing complex financial records;
• Knowledge of financial instruments of fixed income, private equity type investments, foreign currency derivatives and private equity fund structures;
• Excellent knowledge of MS Word and Excel;
• Experience working in administration systems, e.g. SAP, Oracle, E-Front;
• Excellent knowledge of English, (basic) knowledge of Dutch or Spanish is an advantage;
• International treasury experience is a plus;
• Result oriented, team player, excellent planning and organization skills, customer oriented (internal and external), flexible, accurate.

Triple Jump offers you

• The opportunity to work within a growing, entrepreneurial organisation in the impact investing sector;
• A salary competitive for the impact investing space, 8% holiday allowance, variable incentives and a pension plan;
• A dynamic, multi-cultural and collegial working environment;
• The position is initially for 1 year. If successful, the candidate will be offered a permanent position

To apply

Application procedure

Are you interested? Send your application to Willem Boymans before December 28, 2018 via https://triplejump.recruitee.com. More information about the position can be obtained through René van Schalkwyk at +31 20 2202 807.

Triple Jump B.V.

Triple Jump is an independent, responsible investment manager focused on impact investing in emerging markets. We are headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands with regional offices in Georgia, Peru, Mexico, Thailand and Kenya. Our investment portfolio spans more than 60 countries.

Triple Jump targets financial sector development and invests in institutions that service the bottom of the pyramid. Triple Jump offers professional fund management services to investors, ranging from asset selection, to portfolio management to fund administration. Thanks to mandates from multiple investors Triple Jump can provide services to financial intermediaries in all stages of their development. Triple Jump’ investees include financial institutions (ranging from NGOs receiving their first funding to regulated banks) and investment funds in developing countries.