Fund Accountant

Location
London, City of London
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
29 Oct 2020
Closes
05 Nov 2020
Ref
JN -102020-1240884
Contact
Nick Howsley
Job role
Fund accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Opportunity for a Fund Accountant with up to 6 years experience within Financial Services to join a global Financial Services firm in the City of London. Financial Services experience is essential for this position.

Client Details

Global Financial Services firm with a key focus on fund administration and private equity.

Description

  • Preparation of periodic financial statements, cash flows and associated notes including liaison with client over transaction related issues.
  • Compile and analyse financial information underlying the financial statements, including the treatment of business transactions.
  • Preparation of asset level management reporting for the client and seeking new ways to provide informative and concise information.
  • Calculation of deal and fund level IRRs and other performance metrics.
  • Dealing with year end audit including preparation of relevant files and resolving issues.
  • Monitoring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures.
  • Review and submit recommendations for improving the organisation's accounting operation.
  • Collect appropriate data and preparing government reports and tax returns.

Profile

  • Degree educated with A's and B's at A Level.
  • Financial Services experience.
  • Part Qualified (ACCA or CIMA)
  • A full understanding of UK GAAP, IFRS and other relevant accounting standards preferably gained within a funds environment.
  • Understanding of the reporting and other accounting challenges faced by private equity and real estate firms (our clients)
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, procedure manuals and performance measurement reports at asset and fund level.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and especially clients.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations for which there may be little precedence
  • The individual must above all have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must have demonstrated working use of accounting packages.

Job Offer

  • £35,000 - £40,000
  • Full study support
  • Private healthcare
  • Dental Insurance
  • Season ticket loan

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