Portfolio Accountant (Fund Accounting)

PSD Group
£35,000 - £40,000 plus package including bonus, pension and healthcare
17 Apr 2019
24 Apr 2019
P/16498450/Junior Accountant/81349230/G1/LPRO/
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

An established global institutional funds investor is working with us to add a Portfolio Accountant to their financial operations team in London. The successful candidate will join a highly experienced and successful team, to work in a role that sits within a Finance and Operations capacity. The role will include the day to day running of several global / UK / European client mandates.

Some of the key responsibilities will involve:

  • Accounting and preparing monthly investor reporting for 10 separate account clients
  • Prepare quarterly investor reporting, including liaising with the investment team, investor services and the third-party fund administrators
  • Cash management and reviewing investor drawn down notices.
  • Working closely with investment management teams in both London and other offices on closing transactions.
  • Preparing investment and cash reconciliations
  • Performance analysis & measurement of investments and client accounts
  • Calculate and instruct foreign currency trades for exposures relating to separate account clients.
  • Preparation of ad hoc financial analysis, accounting for AUM, transactions, fees billable, reconciliations etc.
  • Liaison with clients’ custodians
  • Work with the investment team on deal support, including operational due diligence.

Prior experience of accounting within PERE/Debts Funds Administration is key as is:

  • Circa 2 yrs accounting experience and ideally early stages studier ACCA / CIMA – study support provided  
  • Good problem-solving skills, excellent attention to detail, a numerate & analytical approach
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills coupled with good commercial acumen