Fund Accountant

Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
£50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
15 Aug 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Ref
A19O099
Contact
Dominic Davies
Job Title
Accountant
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our Client are a prestigious and global alternative investment management company. The company are currently seeking to take on a Fund Accountant to join their Real Estate Fund Administration Team. This Fund Accountant will be primarily responsible for all aspects of day-to-day accounting or a number of assigned funds.

 

THE ROLE

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Overseeing the maintenance and control of primary accounting records for multiple client entities.
  • Overseeing and reviewing of timely and accurate Net Asset Values, yields, distributions and other fund accounting output for subsequent review by a Manager and the client.
  • Overseeing and reviewing the preparation of monthly/quarterly reconciliations of balance sheet accounts - promptly researching and correcting any variances.
  • Overseeing and reviewing the preparation of interim and annual statutory accounts in line with appropriate accounting standards.
  • Liaising with Auditors, and Business Partners.
  • Overseeing and reviewing VAT reporting.
  • Overseeing and reviewing tax reporting, preparing tax packs for third party review.
  • Reviewing payments prepared by subordinates and demonstrate good attention to detail.
  • Ensuring adequate procedures are in place and are followed, implementing improved procedures where necessary.
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Identifying exceptions and problems affecting accounting records and prices, communicating same to management, and assisting in their resolution.
  • Producing other project work and ad-hoc tasks as required.

THE PERSON: To apply, you MUST be a QUALIFIED ACCOUNTANT (ACCA / CIMA) with technical knowledge of real estate Funds and financial services legislation and regulations. Additionally, the successful Fund Accountant will have a strong academic background and solid work experience within funds, real estate and accountancy. A working knowledge and experience of property accounting systems including Yardi /QUBE/MRI would be desirable. Additionally, the successful Fund Accountant incoming will be highly analytical with a high level of attention to detail and desirable experience in supervision or line management. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an internationally-renowned alternative investments company within an exciting and expanding team.

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