An exciting opportunity has arisen due to company and team growth to join a global financial services firm as a finance analyst working within the depositary team. The role offers the right candidate progression, support and a great culture (both team and company).
A multinational private equity and real estate fund administration firm located in the heart of Central London. The modern offices are ideally located in the heart of London's City.
Duties and Responsibilities of the Finance Analyst:Administer depositary services for a portfolio of clients managing real estate, private equity and infrastructure funds
Client relationship management including ongoing multi-channel communication such as face-to-face, telephone and email.
Undertake the client take on process and client risk assessments.
Undertake key event assessments including: subscriptions, drawdowns, acquisitions, disposals, distributions, terminations and others.
Cash flow monitoring: preparation of high level reconciliations, analytical reviews and substantive testing of bank accounts.
Safekeeping and verification of assets: verifying that assets and their economic benefit exist and are owned by the Fund. Maintaining an up to date inventory of all assets held by the Fund.
Ongoing monitoring and oversight of the Fund and Fund Manager - ensuring controls and procedures adequate and are being adhered to, ensuring the fund is being managed in accordance with the fund documentation
Sensitive conversations with our clients will be led by the Manager and Head of Department and will need to be documented by the Analyst who will be require to develop an intimate knowledge of our clients businesses.
Delivering work to the expected standard and timeframes.
In addition to the duties listed above, the candidate may be requested to perform other ad hoc work from time to time.
Technical Knowledge / Skills Required / QualificationsStrong educational background; minimum 2:1 degree.Previous experience in auditing in the real estate / private equity industry would be an advantage however is not essential.
Experience working in an internal audit / compliance / controls function an advantage however is not essential (ideal candidate would have work experience from a top 10 audit practice).
The candidate should be studying towards or willing to study towards a professional accountancy qualification such as ACCA or CIMA or non-accounting qualification such as CAIA or CISIExcellent attention to detail and an inquisitive mind-set.
Ability to work in company environment where indiviuals are focused and hardworking.
Ability to plan effectively, with strong deadline orientation.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Looking to pay up to £27,000 with a comprehensive benefits package.