Assistant Fund Accountant

City of London, London
£35000 - £40000 per annum + Study Support, Bonus, Benefits
02 Oct 2022
09 Oct 2022
JN -092022-5777781
Mary Cotter
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Fund Accounting opportunity for a Part Qualified Assistant Accountant looking to progress their career within an established Financial Services firm in London. The company offers investor reporting services to real estate, debt, infrastructure and private equity fund clients with operations in London and overseas.

Client Details

Large financial services firm offering investor reporting services to real estate, debt, infrastructure and private equity fund clients with operations. London based.


My client currently has opportunities for Part Qualified accountants to join the team as an Assistant Fund Accountant. This is a key role for a training accountant who wants to further develop core knowledge and skills within private equity and real estate investment.

  • Bookkeeping for all transactions and activity across a range of funds, SPVs and structure companies
  • The preparation of management accounts & NAVs
  • The production of quarterly investor reports
  • Preparation of VAT data and VAT returns
  • Producing and distributing partnership capital accounts
  • Preparing key calculations such as management fees, carried interest and loan agreements
  • Producing financial statements - typically IFRS or UK GAAP compliant
  • Issuing drawdown and distribution notices
  • Cash flow statements, cash flow forecasts and cash monitoring
  • Responding to investor queries and reporting requirements
  • Statutory information and reporting including FATCA, CRS, CIS, tax and Companies House filings
  • Carrying out AML and Client Due Diligence checks on both our Fund Managers and for delegated services and their investors
  • Compile, analyse and operate on the financial information underlying the fund, its transactions and the financial statements
  • Dealing with year-end audit engagements


  • Be educated to degree level (2:1 and above desirable) or AAT qualified with all levels completed
  • Professional accounting work experience - typically a minimum of 2 years are desired
  • A strong understanding of UK GAAP, IFRS and other relevant accounting standards
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Ability to perform tasks, calculations and communicate clearly in excel, word and other professional packages
  • Actively studying for the ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualification (study support will be provided)

Job Offer

Competitive salary and benefits and bonus package

Career path within Private Equity and Real estate investment

Full study support for the ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualification

Collaberative working environment in the City of London (close to Bank station)

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