£40000 - £50000 per annum
21 Feb 2019
21 Mar 2019
Will Fairhurst
Job role
Contract type
Part time

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join an international fund administration firm in the heart of Central London as a Fund Accountant. The candidate should be a part-qualified (preferably towards finalist level) accountant with experience in the funds/financial services industry.

Client Details

An international fund administrator and constituent of the FTSE 250 index.


Key Responsibilities of the Accountant

  • Be responsible for managing a portfolio of divisional clients including all aspects of accounting and reporting;

  • Provide day to day financial reporting and fund accounting services in accordance with GAAP (IFRS/UK GAAP) ensuring compliance with internal policies and procedures. To include management accounts, NAV production, capital statements and annual statutory accounts for a portfolio of clients;

  • Ensure client responsibilities are managed effectively and to agreed client, best practice, regulatory and statutory deadlines;

  • Work closely with internal teams to ensure accounting records are accurate and included within accountancy ledgers;

  • Preparation and implementation of entity customer specific procedures in relation to the accounting and reporting requirements;

  • Prepare/Review of accounting files for audit and run with audit process;

  • Manage client relationships, providing quality and responsive service to clients.

  • Liaising with third parties such as lawyers, auditors, bankers and investment managers as required.

  • Preparation and bookkeeping of monthly, quarterly, annual, accounts.

  • Preparation of NAV.

  • Preparation of annual statutory financials statements;

  • Preparation/Review of other reporting required for clients.

  • Assisting with and running audits.


Skills/expereince required of the Accountant:

  • Part-Qualified ACCA, ACA, CIMA (or equivalent) qualification preferably towards finalist level.

  • Excellent communication and organisation skills

  • Experience in the funds/financial services industry )

  • Strong knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP

  • Motivated and driven.

Job Offer

Salary is flexible for the suitable candidate. Looking to pay between £40,000-£50,000 with a comprehensive benefits package.

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