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Fund Finance Assistant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £27000 - £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bethany Singer

  • Job ref:

    bs782_1603197234

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

My Client, an investment firm based in the City of London are looking for a Fund Finance Assistant to join their busy finance team. As a Fund Finance Assistant you will act as a key member of the Infrastructure team contributing to the daily operational support and administration of nominated Funds and Group entities.

Key Accountabilities

Timely and accurate processing of transactions across designated Fund entities to include:

  • Processing and posting of purchase invoices and payments;
  • Ensure all filing of Fund and project documents are done(Sales Invoices, Expense Invoices, Bank statements, Vat returns)
  • Raising and posting deal/ project related sales invoices and cash receipts;
  • Monitoring receivables and highlighting recoverability issues;
  • Assisting with the collection of outstanding receivables;
  • Timely updating of Revenue tracker documents by project - Assist with the process and checks for Fund Close and share allotments;
  • Resolving ad-hoc project queries;

Management of Fund/ Project Cash Balances to include:

  • Daily cash review to ensure sufficient cash for various payment commitments;
  • Performing regular bank reconciliations ;
  • Updating Fund payments and receipts in the relevant control spreadsheets.

Timely and accurate preparation and submission of VAT returns to include:

  • Running of VAT reports on a monthly basis;
  • Review of all VAT allocation of all invoices;
  • Reconciliation of VAT control accounts on Sun
  • Monitor and posting VAT recoverable;
  • Timely payment and posting of VAT payable;

Timely and accurate processing of transactions across designated Group entities to include:

  • Processing and posting of Fund related purchase invoices and payments;
  • Recharged expenses are monitored, cash flowed and reconciled;
  • Annual Fees invoices are raised, posted and cash flowed;
  • Monitoring of aged debtors and creditor for balances relating to designated Funds;
  • Assist with the reconciliation of other Group balances relating to designated Funds.

Role Requirements

  • 2:1 or above at degree level, strong A levels and GCSE's
  • Experience in a similar position, within financial services
  • Quick learner, with confidence to work independently
  • Diligent work ethic and ability to prioritise the processing of large volumes of transactions
  • Strong excel skills and keen attention to details
  • Team player with excellent organisational skills
  • Good telephone manner and written skills

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