Senior Fund Accountant - FTC

Recruiter
.Not Disclosed.
Location
London, England, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
22 Jan 2021
Closes
27 Jan 2021
Ref
9905585
Job role
Fund accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
THE SEARCH:

Altus Partners has partnered with a leading Real Estate Investment Manager that is looking to bring on a dynamic Senior Fund Accountant and add to their reputable Fund Finance team. The business is going through an exciting growth phase and this individual will play a vital role in growing and developing the finance function. The role will work directly with the all areas of the business and work closely with Management and the Head of Finance in developing the area. The role offers the chance to learn about all aspects of the business' operations and to influence and drive change.

THE ROLE:
  • Delivering insightful and timely reports to Senior Management and stakeholders
  • Improve the automation, efficiency, and controls in all processes
  • Working with the Investment team on new transactions to ensure they are structured well from a finance perspective
  • Executing the month end and year end processes as efficiently as possible
  • Aiding in the preparation of year end and mid-year IFRS financial statements and the associated audit
  • Preparing ad hoc reporting requests as the business needs
  • Engaging with external service providers as required
  • Training and developing junior finance staff


THE REQUIREMENTS:

The ideal candidate will have experience in a Real Estate team with a strong understanding of processes and controls. They will be joining a forward looking environment and work with a dynamic team to develop controls and processes as the business grows. There is a strong emphasis on starting your own projects throughout the firm as well as coming up with innovative solutions to complex issues.
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant: ACA, ACCA or equivalent
  • 5 Yrs minimum post qualification experience
  • University degree or equivalent
  • Yardi experience is beneficial
  • Experience and knowledge of: IFRS, US GAAP and UK GAAP financial reporting
  • Proficient with excel and experience of working with finance software
  • Understanding the principles of effective financial systems including processes and controls
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • High personal/professional ethics and integrity
  • Ability to work well under pressure to tight deadlines and to deliver high quality output in line with requirements, often defined by others

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