FUND ACCOUNTANT, LEADING ASSET MANAGER

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Location
London, England, United Kingdom
Salary
GBP45000 - GBP65000 per annum
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
20 Sep 2018
Ref
4541543
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

THE SEARCH:

Our client is a leading asset manager and they are looking to find a new fund accountant for their finance team. The client has a proven track record in its field and has over $250 billion assets under management. The selected candidate will be able to support the investment functions and gain a varied exposure to Private Equity and Asset Management.

THE ROLE:

This role will require the selected candidate to:

  • Calculate and review NAVs on a regular basis
  • Budget funds and monitor expenses
  • Understand and interpret legal documentation
  • Answer investor queries and work with an administrator to provide regular investor reporting and data, as agreed with investors
  • Reconcile monthly reports, fee calculations and other activity between the client and accountant records every month
  • Liase directly with other teams, maintaining clear communication and providing data to them as requested to ensure it is accurate
  • Work with Third Party Administrators (TPA) and internal teams to maintain a high level of service.
  • Overlook and synchronize end of year audit processes and review of financial statements
  • Liase with tax advisors and TPA to prepare tax reports for each quarter and annum
  • Create and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and corporate functions both internally and externally

THE REQUIREMENTS:

The candidate will ideally:

  • Be a partially or fully qualified accountant
  • Have at least three years of experience within fund operations
  • A knowledge of OEIC's and complex fund structures is useful
  • Strong skills in Excel and database applications
  • Good skills in organizing, analysing and communicating both in verbal and written communication
  • Strong attention to detail, highly motivated and able to work effectively to meet tight deadlines without supervision.

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