Junior Fund Accountant

England, London, City of London
£28000 - £30000 per annum
17 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Goodman Masson
Job Title
Part Qualified
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Investment Management Firm

Junior Fund Accountant

Based in London and with offices in Singapore, Amsterdam, Luxembourg New York and Boston. In recent years The Firm has experienced rapid growth, and currently has $14.0 billion under management.

As a result of the continued growth of the business we are looking to recruit a Junior Fund Accountant. The role will report directly to a Financial Operations Manager, working alongside the existing team and working on predominantly European and UK focused mandates. The role of a Junior Fund Accountant will be to support the day to day accounting / operations and the quarterly reporting cycle of the portfolio of fund vehicles and segregated client accounts within this indirect property business.

There will be many varied tasks.
Accounting & monthly reporting for about 10 segregated account clients, in agreement with SLAs
Liaison with fund administrators and custodians
Performance analysis & measurement of investments, client accounts and fund vehicles
Calculate and instruct foreign currency hedging for exposures relating to segregated accounts
Contacting underlying fund administrators to obtain up-to-date prices
Preparation of ad-hoc financial analysis
Updating records & systems to account for AUM, transactions, fees billable, reconciliations etc
Compliance with internal controls
Adhoc project work
Assisting in KYC & preparation for prospective clients

Skills required/essential:
Graduate - preferably with a relevant Finance/Accounting degree
Good problem solving skills, team player, excellent attention to detail, and an analytical approach are essential
Proactive and able to organise your own work and schedule, with ability to meet deadlines
Excel abilities would be advantageous
1-2 years relevant workplace experience desirable, preferably some investment background
Part qualified ACCA or CIMA preferred, ideally early stage studier