Senior Fund Accountant - 12 month contract

Role Title: Fund Accountant (12 month contract) || Salary: Up to £70,000

This role sits in the fund finance team for the Private Equity division of a large investment manager.

The role is a 12 month contract role and it's an additional headcount due to the growth in requirements for the existing team.

This is a very varied role and they take on good people so you will be working in a high performing team where you are given a lot of responsibility. They require someone with previous fund accounting experience within the Private Equity sector.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for certain fund structures, covering:

  • Maintenance of the Investran system;
  • Statutory and month-end reporting;
  • Liaison with outsourced Administrators and review of information;
  • Oversee and review the Junior Fund Accountant's workflow
  • Preparation for annual audit;
  • Review of investment valuation reports;
  • Cash management and forecasting;
  • Ad-hoc client queries.

Accountabilities:

  • Cash management;
  • Month end process and reporting;
  • Ensure journals are posted accurately, and on a timely basis to meet month-end, quarterly and statutory requirements;
  • Ensure investment valuations are received and processed to meet entity requirements;
  • Calculation of GPPS & FPS for the funds, related payment processing;
  • Preparation and review of client drawdown/distribution notices;
  • Assist with the preparation of quarterly reports;
  • Ensure the information received from outsourced Administrators meets requirements;
  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts;
  • Provision of audit information, and response to audit queries;
  • Ensure stakeholder queries are addressed on a timely basis;

Person Profile:

  • A minimum 2.1 degree classification (or equivalent)
  • Accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Previous accounts preparation experience preferred;
  • Previous experience of working either with or in an audit environment;
  • Previous experience of Fund Reporting and responding to clients;
  • Previous Cash Management (forecasting, and production of reconciliations) experience
  • Operate in an ISAE 3402 compliant financial control environment
  • Experience of dealing with multiple deadlines, and prioritising tasks
  • Experience on Investran is desirable
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