Senior Fund Accountant

Little London, UK
60,000 - 75,000
25 Nov 2020
30 Nov 2020
Job role
Fund accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
New company:
Top 10 UK occupational pension fund with over £30bn AUM invests in private markets assets including property, real estate and infrastructure. Because of continued growth combined with organisational change require a Senior Fund Accountant to assist in developing the financial reporting service to the Real assets investment team and seek to deliver a service that is best in class.
New role:
Ensure that statutory reporting requirements are delivered
Assist in the proactive management of external auditors.
Build partnerships and maintain strong relationships with the Real Assets Investments Front Office
Deliver monthly, quarterly and any ad-hoc reporting required to the Real Assets Investment team ensuring accurate and robust financial data and analyse the month end financial position and investigate variances. Review accounting policies and processes suggesting and implementing improvements
Lead the relationship with external service providers for the accounting aspects of all Investments including SPVs.
Assist the Head of Fund & Investment Accounting with the monitoring and due diligence of third party service providers.
Assist with the management and oversight of the Investments Accounting team
What you'll need to succeed:
Ambition and drive
Minimum of 3 years post accounting qualification experience with a proven track record of accomplishment in fund accounting.
Direct experience of working within the Real Estate or Infrastructure space is essential
An excellent knowledge of best practice for fund accounting.
Strong knowledge of various investment products.
Excellent interpersonal able to build strong relationships quickly.
Strong Systems, Processes and Controls experience used to support an asset management business as well as an awareness of risk.
Excellent reporting and presentation skills with the ability to convey complex information clearly and simply to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
What you'll get in return:
Competitive remuneration package, flexible working combined with the chance to make a big contribution to the success of the firm linked with excellent career opportunities in the future.
What you need to do now:
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