Accountancy and Insurance
The client who is a long established and reputable company who offer long term career growth and a rewarding working environment where you can make a real impact, they are looking for a Fund Accountant. The Accountant will be responsible on a daily basis for preparing and reviewing the accounting of all transactions and prepare the NAV calculations for a number of funds and corporate entities in our current portfolio as well as be involved in setting-up and servicing new clients.
Role and Responsibilities
Daily direct reporting to Fund Accounting Manager in relation to preparation and review of NAV calculations and financial reporting
Perform quality and compliance assurance checks on information received, to external and independent sources and in accordance with regulatory requirements
Ensure all deliverables are completed within deadlines and controls are evidenced
Process invoices and payments in accordance with our remit and in a timely manner
Prepare daily bank reconciliations
Intercompany, assets and investments reconciliations on a monthly basis
Prepare and present monthly cashflow reports, KPI reports and other investment reporting as requested for monthly/quarterly meetings for the funds investment strategy committees and board of directors
Liaise with the shareholders services team in relation to subscriptions and redemptions and related charges and commissions
Assist the shareholder and compliance services team with preparation of dealing summaries, monthly statements, contract notes, share register updating and any client acceptance and due diligence procedures.
Prepare and present financial statements
Assist with the smooth completion of annual audits including finalisation of all financial statements prior to review by the external auditors to ensure completeness and accuracy
Provide exceptional client service by building strong relationships with our clients (fund managers, fund directors, promoters, brokers, custodians, intermediaries and other third parties)
Develop strong knowledge of the clients operations, underlying asset classes and hedging mechanisms
Qualifications & Requirements
ACA or ACCA qualified or part-qualified
2 years work experience in a Fund accounting environment is essential
Excellent MS Excel and strong MS Office required
Strong organisational skills, ability to manage and track multiple tasks and deliverables simultaneously
Excellent interpersonal, client relationship and communication (written and verbal) skills.
Salary based on experience plus package