Jnr Accountant - Graduate w/ placement year (Investment Firm)

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Asset Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £27000 per annum + Study Support + 25-50% bonus

  • Contact:

    Goodman Masson

  • Job ref:

    03092018lnh3_1535978737

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Division: Fund and Asset Management

Role: Fund Finance Assistant

Purpose of the role

Acting as a key member of the Infrastructure team contributing to the daily operational support and administration of nominated Funds and Group entities.

Supporting the team day-to-day, key responsibilities will include the timely processing and monitoring of all payments and receivables across a number of trading companies.

Over time as the role progresses there is the possibility of some carried interest in the funds, and/or equity in the business.

Key Accountabilities

  • Timely and accurate processing of transactions across designated Fund entities to include:
    • Processing and posting of purchase invoices and payments;
    • Ensure all filing of Fund and project documents are done(Sales Invoices, Expense Invoices, Bank statements, Vat returns)
    • Raising and posting deal/ project related sales invoices and cash receipts;
    • Monitoring receivables and highlighting recoverability issues;
    • Assisting with the collection of outstanding receivables;
    • Timely updating of Revenue tracker documents by project
    • Assist with the process and checks for Fund Close and share allotments;
    • Resolving ad-hoc project queries;

  • Management of Fund/ Project Cash Balances to include:
    • Daily cash review to ensure sufficient cash for various payment commitments;
    • Performing regular bank reconciliations ;
    • Timely filing of documents;
    • Updating Fund payments and receipts in the relevant control spreadsheets.

  • Timely and accurate preparation and submission of VAT returns to include:
    • Running of VAT reports on a monthly basis;
    • Review of all VAT allocation of all invoices;
    • Reconciliation of VAT control accounts on Sun;
    • Monitor and posting VAT recoverable;
    • Timely payment and posting of VAT payable;
    • Dealing with ad-hoc HMRC enquiries.

  • Timely and accurate processing of transactions across designated Group entities to include:
    • Processing and posting of Fund related purchase invoices and payments;
    • Recharged expenses are monitored, cash flowed and reconciled;
    • Annual Fees invoices are raised, posted and cash flowed;
    • Monitoring of aged debtors and creditor for balances relating to designated Funds;
    • Assist with the reconciliation of other Group balances relating to designated Funds.

  • Year End Statutory Reporting:
    • Assist in the preparation of year-end audit files;
    • Assist with compiling supporting documents for year-end audits.

  • Provision of Further Ad-hoc Tasks:
    • Investor and Fund related queries from the CRT and Client Services teams;
    • Fund related queries from other departments in the business;
    • Ad-hoc projects;

Role Requirements

  • 2:1 or above at degree level, strong A levels and GCSE's
  • Quick learner, with confidence to work independently
  • Diligent work ethic and ability to prioritise the processing of large volumes of transactions
  • Strong excel skills and keen attention to detail
  • Team player with excellent organisational skills
  • Good telephone manner and written skills