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SENIOR FUND ACCOUNTANT

 

Following strong organic growth our client is on the lookout for bright individuals to join its team; individuals who are motivated and want to deliver excellence in fund and corporate services.

Since their inception in early 2000's, they have placed a strong emphasis on the personal and professional development of their employees, providing an opportunity for individuals to truly progress and shine. This investment on the people behind their services has paid off and they are proud to have maintained over a 90% employee retention rate for over ten years.

 
REPORTS TO FINANCIAL REPORTING MANAGER
The purpose of this position is to carry out routine day-to-day accounting of fund structures under the direction of a Financial Reporting Manager.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Bookkeep a complex range of funds, management companies and associated fund structures and liaise with clients and intermediaries as necessary

  • Complete all aspects of accounting matters for a portfolio of fund structures, including the preparation, reconciliation and proofing of investor reports, statutory financial statements, and ad-hoc investor queries

  • Deal with the completion of routine audit queries

  • Prepare periodic bank reconciliations and provide supporting documentation evidencing transactions

  • Maintain accurate records on eFront and Microsoft Excel working paper schedules for all aspects of accounting

  • Deal with the preparation and reconciliation of periodic direct and indirect tax returns

  • Act as a mentor to junior staff under the supervision of senior staff

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EXPERTISE

  • The candidate will be expected to be studying towards a relevant professional qualification (preferably having commenced ACCA Professional level or ACA Advanced level)

  • Sound technical financial services knowledge (to be supported through our client Academy)

  • Computer literacy skills are essential

Our client will provide the training, both in house for relevant technical knowledge and also for professional qualifications to enhance your ability to provide sound accountancy services. You will need to be quick to learn new systems and great with people, as the value close working relationships with colleagues, clients and business contacts.