Fund Controller



Fund Controller

We are now looking to recruit a Fund Controller to Areim. An independent Nordic fund manager and property owner, founded and headquartered in Stockholm with offices in Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo, and London.
We own and develop real estate and companies across the Nordic region within the light industrial, residential, office, retail, logistics, and data centre sectors.

The role 

We are looking for a curious and analytical Fund Controller for our team at Areim. In this role, you have the opportunity to work within a professional and supporting team and the position offers you a chance to, together with a senior colleague, be responsible for one of our real estate funds. The role includes a broad scope within real estate fund operations, including reporting, analyzing financial performance, fund administration, and liquidity planning. The accounting is handled by an external accounting firm. You will work closely with the finance team as well as other functions within Areim and there is great possibility for a fast and exciting learning curve if you are proactive with high collaboration skills. The position is based in the city center of Stockholm where you report to Head of Fund Control/Finance manager. 

Key responsibilities and tasks:

  • Financial and performance reporting to investors, banks, FSA, and internal stakeholders.
  • Monitoring and analyzing financial performance and project outcomes in collaboration with the asset management team.
  • Cash flow planning and analysis of the funds and investments.
  • Support the fund manager and the asset management team on financial matters, including VAT and tax issues.
  • Involvement in business and budget planning for the fund and its investments.
  • Close contacts with external accounting firms, auditors, and custodians.
  • Coordinate and overview the process for annual reports, income tax return and property tax declarations.
  • Active contribution in different internal projects to enhance financial processes and corporate initiatives.

Qualification and suitable background:

  • Team player with a curious mindset.
  • University degree (MSc) preferably in accounting, finance or business.
  • At least 2-3 years of full-time work experience from audit or accounting, preferably with sector experience from real estate or fund operations.
  • Knowledge of reporting in accordance with IFRS, and additional expertise in group accounting is advantageous.
  • As a person you are professional, take responsibility for your deliveries and are proactive.
  • Structured, detail-oriented, organized and can prioritize work effectively, sticking to deadlines. 
  • Strong knowledge in Microsoft 365, specifically in Excel and Word.
  • Strong communication abilities in both English and Swedish.

Your application 

We want to shape a better future and smile while doing it. To us, strong financial results and caring for sustainability and people are not contradictory, it’s a business goal. We want to build the best possible company, and that starts with great people who work in an environment that allows them to be creative and to grow professionally. Does this resonate well with you? 

Fand supports Areim in this recruitment process. Please submit your CV by no later than May 15, 2024. For further questions about this position, contact the responsible recruiter, Mikael Schmidt, at +46 76 022 21 01 or Interviews will be conducted continuously. 

About Areim  

Areim is an independent Nordic fund manager and property owner, offering fund management, property development, and advisory services. But that is far from all we do. 

Our starting point is real assets, but what we do at Areim is about our quest to leave something better behind for future generations, nurturing our relationships and making sure we deliver good returns to our investors.  

Areim manages a number of real estate funds with capital sourced from pension funds and insurance companies from around the world with the aim of delivering excellent risk-adjusted return. Economic, social, and environmental sustainability are important to us both in our choice of investments and in the way we conduct our business.

For more information about Areim, visit