Senior Fund Accountant

Posted 4 April by Trace Recruit Ltd Easy Apply

A newly created role to account for the rapid growth of the group. They’re an award winning provider of Fund administration and corporate services. The successful candidate will act as a liaison and point of contact for a portfolio of clients, providing an important link between senior management and junior staff, with overall responsibility for the timely completion and high quality of financial information.

Responsibilities:

  • Taking an active part in the initial setup of any new funds and liaising with independent tax specialists, lawyers, and notaries as part of the set up process
  • Overseeing the preparation and collation of KYC Client Due Diligence files
  • Taking care of the day-to-day operations of the funds and following up with third parties, including investors and fund managers
  • Handling the fund accounts and preparation of periodic reports and regulatory reports for the fund entities
  • Preparing the funds’ periodic Net Asset Value calculation and year-end financial statements, management of the audit, and reviewing other fund related reports
  • Responsible for the preparation/review of drawdown and distribution calculation and notices, equalisation calculations
  • Coordinate and arranging investor servicing, including investor on-boarding, capital calls, distributions as well as issuance of shareholder statements
  • Organising and participating in board meetings and shareholders' meetings
  • Reviewing tax returns and tax balances and maintaining relevant contacts with the tax authorities
  • Accurately record all time spent dealing with client matters to ensure the clients are correctly invoiced
  • Mentoring and reviewing the work done by junior members of the team

About You:

  • Strong academic background
  • Qualified Accountant/Finalist (ACCA/CIMA/ACA)
  • Knowledge and experience in Real Estate and/or Private Equity
  • Strong communication skills, organised and flexible
  • Possess team spirit with the ability to work independently using your own initiative when appropriate
  • Ambitious with a high level of energy and commitment
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet a range of deadlines
  • High level of IT literacy with strong Excel and Word skills

Required skills

  • Financial Reporting
  • IFRS
  • Management Information
  • UK GAAP

Reference: 34823181

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