Senior Assistant Accountant

England, London, City of London
£25000 - £35000 per annum
19 Feb 2019
26 Feb 2019
Stewart Dickens
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Part qualified

This role will form part of a team responsible for the Infrastructure business' financial reporting function, providing relevant, accurate and timely financial information at project and fund level. The responsibilities require a close working relationship with other team members, including the Portfolio Director, Portfolio Management team and Fund Management team.

Client Details

Our Client is a leading Global Investment Manager whom manages over US$10bn of equity capital in a number of listed and private funds. With a number of their offices based in London, Australia, South Korea, USA and Hong Kong, our client is a global leader in the Investment World.


Preparation of financial reporting:

  • Preparation and/or review of cash books and accounting journals for quarterly management accounts and statutory accounts
  • Quarterly and year end close processes, including reconciliation of balance sheet items
  • Providing support for the preparation of quarterly reporting packs for the Board of Directors
  • Preparation and submission of VAT and other regulatory returns

Cash management and treasury:

  • Weekly updating of cash flow forecasts and identifying funding requirements, including drawdowns and repayments of the fund's debt facility
  • Invoice preparation and management
  • Assisting with the establishment of bank accounts in line with business policy
  • Executing FX hedging in line with fund policy
  • Liaising with banks to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements

Ad hoc duties:

  • Ad hoc
  • Incorporation of new companies
  • Working with the Fund Manager, Portfolio Director and wider InfraRed business to identify efficiencies and process improvements


  • Technical accounting knowledge: University educated or AAT qualified
  • Proven bookkeeping capability - exposure to debits and credit
  • Early on in your ACCA, CIMA or equivalent studies
  • Good working knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledge of SUN GL or equivalent
  • Organised, able to prioritise and meet tight deadlines
  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills / flexible 'can do' approach
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy

Job Offer

A market leading salary and benefits package, including study support, with a globally recognised Global Investment Manager.

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