Treasury Accountant

Location
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
25 Apr 2019
Ref
LEH/ 14888
Contact
Lucy Harvey
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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




Competencies


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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