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Senior Fund Accountant

Posted 5 January by Randstad Financial and Professional Ended
Our client, a global asset management company, currently seeks a Senior Fund & Tax Accountant, to be based in London.

The Senior Fund & Tax Accountant will be responsible for:
* Oversee the delivery of all fund accounting, including preparation, approval and filing of all interim and final fund accounts, ensuring they meet all regulatory requirements and deadlines
* Define and document all procedures on long and short form fund reports and information are to be prepared, approved and signed in order to remain fully aligned with industry practice and regulatory requirements
* Develop the fund tax policy and ensure all funds operate in the most tax efficient manner, recommending changes as necessary to improve their tax status
* Manage co-ordination of all fund tax matters with third party service providers and ensure they continue to meet their agreed quality and service standards
* Co-ordinate and review all fund tax reporting status requirements: filings, investor information, VAT returns, withholding tax (as needed) to ensure their tax efficient status is retained, including for overseas jurisdictions
* Be first point of contact for all review and audit enquiries
* Build all relationships required to ensure fee engagement letters are in place across the funds and manage international tax agents required
* Ensure VAT registration is in place for all required funds and share classes
* Build a strong working relationship with the Tax team and ensure consistency with corporate policies and broader collaboration on best practice, regulatory changes and reporting standards
* Manage all fund and fund tax administrative requirements: new funds, fund changes, full or partial equalisation decisions, annual timetables for fund and fund tax reporting
* Ensure all fund and tax reporting procedures are fully documented and remain up-to-date, reflecting any changes in policy or regulation
* Provide support and coverage for the wider finance team as required

As such, the successful Senior Fund & Tax Accountant must have the following skills and experience:
* Qualified accountant with extensive experience of fund accounting and fund taxation gained ideally in an oversight role
* Experience of preparation and co-ordination of long and short fund accounts
* Strong interpersonal capabilities in negotiating, relationship management and communication

If you have the above qualities, and wish to further your career as a Senior Fund & Tax Accountant, then please apply today.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003

Required skills

  • ACA
  • ACCA
  • Asset Management
  • Fund Accounting
  • Fund Taxation

Reference: 34145341

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