Graduate Fund Accountant (0-12 months exp) - Real Estate Fund

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Part-Qualified Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28000 - £30000 per annum + Study Support and Bonus

  • Contact:

    Louis Nwosu-Hope

  • Job ref:

    15022019lnh3_1550252379

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-17

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Graduate Fund Accountant

MAIN FUNCTION OF THE ROLE

Your responsibilities will be set out by the respective fund accountants, who will assign and manage your daily responsibilities. The role reports into the Senior Fund Accountant. You will be responsible for ensuring cash payments and receipts are processed in a timely and accurate manner, assist with ensuring general internal and external queries are addressed and filed, and assist with general accounting tasks of the funds and the managing business.

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

· Preparation/update of cash forecasts based on fees, expenses, investment and investor drawdowns and distributions

· Production of weekly and monthly Bank Reconciliations

· Production of monthly custody reconciliations

· Managing and making payments across the funds

· Book keeping for Fund and Direct entities

· Collation of quarterly valuations

· Maintenance of the Finance group email and responding to queries

· Preparation of investor drawdowns and distributions

· Assistance with regulatory reporting

· Assistance with tax reporting

· Assistance with preparing information required for audit

· Various ad-hoc tasks

ACCOUNTABILITES

· Ensure adequate cash is available across the funds to meet investment needs

· Ensure payments are made in accordance with procedures to meet the drawdowns of investments

· Ensure the ledger is kept up to date weekly

· Ensure queries are appropriately responded to and escalated where necessary, and

· Collect and chase valuation and taxation information to meet specific operational needs for over 300 investments

Personal Specification

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Given the trainee nature of the job this experience is a preference:

· Educated to degree level (or equivalent experience)

· Previous accounting/book keeping experience would be an advantage, but not required

· Experience on accounting software, Investran preferable

· Experience at multi-tasking

· Enhanced organisational skills

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