Part Qualified Fund Accountant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bethany Singer

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

I am currently working with one of Europe's largest asset Managers, with over £900 billion assets under management and operating globally. They are looking for a Fund Accountant to join their property team, in City of London. Successful candidates with be Part Qualified and expected to have both property and fund accounting experience.

As a Fund Accountant you will be responsible for:

  • Maintenance and control of primary accounting records include
  • Posting and reconciliation of cash;
  • Preparation of NAV statements and investor reporting packs
  • Assisting with preparation of annual statutory accounts in line appropriate accounting standards;
  • Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations;
  • Liaising with external lawyers, auditors, Business Partners and assisting with Investor requests;
  • Production of property fund data;
  • Preparation of VAT returns and other tax compliance reporting;
  • Ensuring all reporting deadlines are met;
  • Cash management including arranging payments, managing investor drawdowns and monitoring liquidity;
  • Ensuring adequate finance procedures are in place and implementing improved procedures where necessary;
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory standards;
  • Support to fund and asset managers with any valuation and accounting queries. Liaising with managing agents, auditors, lawyers and trustees

As a Fund Accountant you will need:

  • Academic Qualifications: Degree is preferred but not essential;
  • Professional: part qualified/studying towards a professional qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) or equivalent experience is preferred but not essential;
  • Both property and fund accounting knowledge and experience preferred;
  • Experience with accounting for VAT, property taxes and service charges
  • IFRS knowledge;
  • Excel intermediate
  • Focused approach to delivery and continuous improvement;
  • Collaborative approach to service commitment;
  • Evidence of effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills;

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