Technical Accountant

Belfast, UK
Not disclosed
29 Jul 2022
29 Aug 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job description

Are you a qualified accountant with an eye for detail?

We're hiring a Technical Accountant to join our independent team of experts, providing technical and regulatory advice to global client services (CS) teams, sales and implementation teams, and global clients.

As a key component of our technical team, you will be at the forefront of the private equity and real estate fund industry, researching developments to be shared with stakeholders across the business. You will have a 'can do', collaborative attitude and enjoy finding solutions to complex problems. 

Day to day

  • Resolve technical accounting queries raised by CS teams and clients in a timely manner; queries take many forms such as bookkeeping, problem solving for partnership accounting, financial statement disclosures under various GAAPs (UK, IFRS, US, Lux and others)
  • Effectively communicate and present technical accounting information to CS teams and provide the company’s view on technical accounting issues to senior client staff and auditors
  • Support the CS team members in suggesting practical approaches to resolve accounting, systems and reporting issues
  • Maintain in-house library of technical journals, articles and documentation relating to accounting issues
  • Develop awareness of relevant changes to industry practices affecting PE and property fund operations (accounting, regulatory)
  • Assist in the development and delivery of technical training presentations and other workshops or learning sessions
  • Identify areas in which the CS teams require additional support, either for specific clients or on a broader basis, and suggest appropriate remedial action (controls, tools).
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Experience working directly with different accounting standards e.g. IFRS/UK GAAP
  • Experience in preparation and review of financial reporting
  • Audit and/or finance industry exposure (preferable)
  • Open ended funds / hedge funds knowledge (desirable but not mandatory)
  • Intermediate excel skills
  • Experience with finance computations
  • Comfortable communicating with senior management
  • Experience training / mentoring members of a team.
Additional information

At IQ-EQ we want you to reach your full potential. We offer an inclusive and diverse environment to support your career aspirations. With a strong emphasis on continuous learning and a holistic approach to your professional and personal development. We also offer opportunities across our service lines and our international network of offices.

Company description

IQ-EQ is a leading Investor Services group which combines global expertise with an unwavering focus on client service delivery. We support fund managers, global companies, family offices and private clients operating worldwide.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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