Senior Fund Accountant - Swindon Based

Recruiter
COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE
Location
Swindon, England, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
22 Jan 2021
Closes
16 Feb 2021
Ref
9905247
Job role
Fund accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Description

We are seeking to recruit a Senior Fund Accountant into our well established Real Estate and Infrastructure Operations Team.

You will have responsibility for the production of monthly management accounts and management information, along with financial statements, VAT and Tax reporting.

Responsibilities

How you'll spend your time....

Reporting to the Client Accounting Manager, Real Estate and Infrastructure Operations you will:
  • Prepare/review monthly Management Accounts including the analysis and reconciliation of Balance Sheet and Income Statement General Ledger items and completing Net Asset Value computations for communication to investors.
  • To produce monthly Management Information, including Liquidity Forecasts.
  • Coordination and control of quarterly client communications ensuring completion within specified timescales.
  • The calculation of Capital Gains Tax information to the client and the tracking of capital allowances and reporting to the relevant tax specialists.
  • To complete the computation, general ledger reconciliation and on-line submission of quarterly VAT Returns and payment of sums payable to HMRC.
  • To aid in the preparation of annual statutory Financial Statements, including supporting documents/workings. To liaise with internal and external auditors to ensure audits are planned and executed accordingly and financial statements are distributed to interested parties in accordance with required timescales.
  • To aid in the review and implementation of Property Asset acquisition and disposals pipeline.
  • To ensure continuous implementation and strict application of accounting standards and operational control.
  • Any other duties that are deemed necessary that may occur from time to time.


Required Qualifications

To be successful in this role you will have....
  • Management Accounting experience.
  • Part/Fully Qualified Accountant - ACCA, CIMA or ACA.
  • Clear and concise communicator with experience of working with colleagues at all levels.
  • Solid financial accounting skills, including ability to analyse and interpret variances.
  • Self-starter, deadline driven and can work on own initiative.
  • Client Focus driven with proven experience.


Preferred Qualifications

If you also had this, it would be great....
  • Fully Qualified Accountant - ACCA, CIMA or ACA.
  • Experience in a Financial Services environment.
  • Fund Accounting/Property Fund Accounting experience.