Client Accountant – Funds (UK Remote)

Belfast, UK/ Remote
Not disclosed
19 Feb 2024
18 Mar 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Description

Every day brings a new challenge so you’ll need to be a team player at heart, with an eye for detail, great organisational skills so you can prioritise your day to ensure you meet deadlines.

You will be responsible for the management of designated Private Equity or Real Estate Fund Clients.

Using your experience, you will review quarterly and annual financial statements and reports and ensure client deliverable's are met.

With your analytical mind you will interpret data, providing concise explanations on trends and variances and know how to resolve problems and issues that may arise.

Day to day you will be responsible for front office client contact and technical discussions, corporate entity and private equity fund structures, complex accounting PE funds- rebalances, complex accounting in corporate entity structures - bank interest swaps, hedging, loans. You will also be responsible for the annual audit process management, holding technical discussions with auditors.

Strong communication skills both written and verbal are a must have for this role to build relationships across the business. You will also need to build strong customer relationships with existing and new clients gaining insight into their needs and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Together we find solutions and make things happen but to do this we want you to contribute; looking for ways to help us get better at what we do in the most efficient and effective way.

Your long-term career goals are important to us too. We want to make sure we’re providing the support and opportunities you need to achieve your dreams so we can build a successful future together.


  • University Degree in Accountancy/Business/Math or otherwise demonstrable strong aptitude for numeracy, or equivalent professional experience
  • ACCA/ ACA/CIMA qualified (or equivalent)
  • Relevant experience working in a professional office environment, preparing and reviewing financial statements from source books and records. Ideally working in financial services or accounting practice working on multiple client relationships
  • Experience with Private Equity, Debt, or Real Estate funds (desirable)
  • Strong experience in the review of working paper files and Financial Statements including disclosures
  • Regulatory Reporting experience (UK GAAP/ US GAPP/ IFRS)
  • Management of Client relationships and experience with resolving issues directly with Clients
  • Experience in coaching and training junior team members.
  • Intermediate Excel skills

Additional information

At IQ EQ Group 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 part of 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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