Financial Accountant

Recruiter
Rutherford Cross
Location
Glasgow, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Feb 2019
Closes
13 Mar 2019
Ref
1064850904
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Rutherford Cross is delighted to be working in partnership with a Glasgow based, PE business to appoint a Financial Accountant. The company has a successful track record of structuring investments for tax efficiency and income, including managing a large VCT qualifying portfolio, and also provide direct access for professional clients to co-invest in a range of attractive private equity and property opportunities. Duties include: Preparing and reviewing statutory accounts and financial and management reporting for listed Venture Capital Trusts and limited partnerships Managing the financial ledgers and accounting processes in relation to the funds and ensuring that appropriate systems and internal controls are implemented and maintained Performing regular bank and asset reconciliations Calculation of income and expense accruals Administration of loan drawdowns, investments and distributions Preparation of board papers, budgets, forecasts and revenue estimates on a quarterly basis Various ad hoc initiatives as directed by the Head of Fund Accounting/Finance Director Providing cross-cover for the other fund accountants when business needs dictate Skills and Experience; Accounting qualification essential Previous financial control, financial accounting and management reporting experience essential Previous experience as a fund accountant is desirable but not necessary The candidate should be confident, a self-starter, with the ability to operate in a dynamic environment They must be able to demonstrate outstanding attention to detail, good judgement showing logical decision making, and a hands on approach Computer literate with strong excel skills and solid understanding of accounting software principles, previous experience of SAGE accounting package desirable Excellent organisational skills Excellent time management and adherence to deadlines Benefits package: Salary £30-£40k depending on experience Discretionary bonus typically 10% Life Assurance Health Insurance Income Protection

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