Treasury Accountant

England, West Midlands, Birmingham
£40000 - £50000 per annum
18 Apr 2019
25 Apr 2019
LEH/ 14888
Lucy Harvey
Contract Type
Full Time
Greenwellgleeson are recruiting for a fast-paced financial services organisation for a brand new role in the finance team.

Duties of the role will include:

Review daily reconciliations of bank and money market fund statements in accordance with prescribed deadlines

Daily management of the fund invoice process

Good understanding of Private Equity industry and the Fund structures

Clear understanding of the existing processes and procedures, to continually look for efficiencies to enhance processes

Daily oversight of the liquidity of the funds

Provide support for the year end controls audit, ensuring that information is provided accurately and on time

Maintain accounting records and interest computations; ensuring accuracy and completeness of data

Develop a clear understanding of Client reporting requirements, the structure of the existing reports and Client deliverables

Liaise with tax advisors to ensure delivery of completed "Provided by Client" lists and timely completion of tax engagements

Complete jurisdictional regulatory returns as and when required

Efficient user of the database and ability to run reports and trouble-shooting before escalating to senior management

Provide daily support to junior members of the team, including the allocation of work across the team

Liaise closely with other internal/external departments to ensure timely and accurate settlement of payments

To review distribution and call calculations and notices

To support senior management with client requests

To review/release payments in accordance with client approval policy

Any other duties commensurate with the nature and position of the post

Experience / background:

Professional accounting qualification

Private equity knowledge preferred but not required

An understanding of fund/group structures preferred but not essential

2-4 years experience in a similar role preferred but not essential

Proficiency in Excel and other MS products

Experience working for an accountancy practice firm


Forward thinking, creative, efficient, with a level of business acumen

Must be analytical and able to work on own initiative

Must have the ability to operate within a continuously evolving and competitive business environment

Must be able to integrate quickly into a new working environment

Must have the ability to work accurately under pressure and to meet client deadlines

Must be proactive in managing workloads and addressing potential issues across the team

Must be able to take ownership of delegated responsibilities

Must be capable of communicating clearly and effectively both internally with other departments, and externally with clients, investors and fund managers, both orally and written

Must be committed to high quality and service orientation

Excellent organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to multitask

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