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Part Qualified Fund Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bethany Singer

  • Job ref:

    BBBH15839_1574877404

  • Published:

    10 days ago

My client, a well-established, rapidly growing Asset Management Consultancy, are looking for a Part Qualified Fund Accountant to join the business. Successful candidates will be an experienced and hands on fund accountant/administrator with 2 - 4 years' experience in a fund administration or alternative investments business environment. The individual will have a strong understanding of closed ended and open-ended fund structures. Offering study support.

As a Fund Accountant you will be responsible for:

  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly fund NAVs
  • Reporting and transaction responsibility for fund vehicles and other investment vehicles
  • Fund cashflow forecasting
  • Quarterly fund reporting to investors
  • Assist with ad hoc management reporting
  • Assist with the review of cashflow and production of forecasts
  • Contribute towards FCA reporting and compliance with all financial regulations
  • Prepare drawdown and distribution calculation spreadsheets
  • Prepare equalisation calculations
  • Prepare and submit quarterly VAT reporting for the various companies
  • Produce monthly management accounts including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cashflows, variance analysis and commentaries
  • Prepare interim accounting report and year-end report and accounts for audit

As a Fund Accountant you will need:

  • Studying towards ACA, ACCA, ACMA or equivalent
  • Direct experience of client service in a professional services firm
  • Reasonable knowledge of UK, Luxembourg GAAP and IFRS
  • Good understanding of the legal and regulatory regimes applicable to UK and Luxembourg funds and SPVs
  • Bachelor's degree in a Finance or Accounting discipline
  • Hands-on style, independent, problem-solving approach
  • Proactive and ability to use own initiative
  • Strong analytical and detail-oriented aptitude; a high degree of accuracy is required
  • Ability to manage time effectively, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Approach issues with a "can do attitude", driving tasks forward to a successful conclusion
  • Excellent organisational skills and interpersonal skills for a high degree of client interaction
  • Desire/ability to work successfully in a small but rapidly expanding company environment with focused and motivated individuals
  • Excel skills
  • Strong numerical skills

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