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Investment Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10-20% Bonus

  • Contact:

    Jonny Thoroughgood

  • Job ref:

    JT_INAC_1538039801

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

To support the Investment Accounting team and wider Finance function by assuming responsibility for accurate and timely input to, and verification of investment data within, the portfolio accounting system (APX), as well as assisting with periodic external reporting.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Fund administration of segregated accounts held by the portfolio
  • Trade input and verification for equities
  • Bank reconciliation preparation
  • Stock reconciliation preparation
  • Daily reasonableness checks of positions, pricing and exchange rates
  • Quoted fund valuations
  • Derivative valuations
  • Assisting the year-end audit
  • Ad-hoc project work as and when required

Skills/Attributes Required

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience of/exposure to investments, with a strong interest in developing that knowledge
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Good communicator who raises issues promptly to the team
  • Ability to solve problems and work independently
  • Proactive and well organised with a continuous improvement mindset

What we are looking for

A qualified by experience accountant with a strong academic track record ideally with experience within financial services and particularly the funds industry. A competent, flexible individual with good attention to detail who would enjoy being a member of a small team. The individual will be a team player who is eager to get involved in all aspects of Investment Accounting. This role presents a significant opportunity for an individual to develop their understanding of an investment accounting function within a well-respected, FTSE listed investment company.

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