Accountant

Location
England, London
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
21 Feb 2019
Closes
28 Feb 2019
Ref
13994498/001
Contact
Will Fairhurst
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Part qualified

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join an international fund administration firm in the heart of Central London as a Fund Accountant. The candidate should be a part-qualified (preferably towards finalist level) accountant with experience in the funds/financial services industry.

Client Details

An international fund administrator and constituent of the FTSE 250 index.

Description

Key Responsibilities of the Accountant

  • Be responsible for managing a portfolio of divisional clients including all aspects of accounting and reporting;

  • Provide day to day financial reporting and fund accounting services in accordance with GAAP (IFRS/UK GAAP) ensuring compliance with internal policies and procedures. To include management accounts, NAV production, capital statements and annual statutory accounts for a portfolio of clients;

  • Ensure client responsibilities are managed effectively and to agreed client, best practice, regulatory and statutory deadlines;

  • Work closely with internal teams to ensure accounting records are accurate and included within accountancy ledgers;

  • Preparation and implementation of entity customer specific procedures in relation to the accounting and reporting requirements;

  • Prepare/Review of accounting files for audit and run with audit process;

  • Manage client relationships, providing quality and responsive service to clients.

  • Liaising with third parties such as lawyers, auditors, bankers and investment managers as required.

  • Preparation and bookkeeping of monthly, quarterly, annual, accounts.

  • Preparation of NAV.

  • Preparation of annual statutory financials statements;

  • Preparation/Review of other reporting required for clients.

  • Assisting with and running audits.

Profile

Skills/expereince required of the Accountant:

  • Part-Qualified ACCA, ACA, CIMA (or equivalent) qualification preferably towards finalist level.

  • Excellent communication and organisation skills

  • Experience in the funds/financial services industry )

  • Strong knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP

  • Motivated and driven.

Job Offer

Salary is flexible for the suitable candidate. Looking to pay between £40,000-£50,000 with a comprehensive benefits package.

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