£30,000 to £40,000 p.a. / Permanent / London
Newly created role for an Assistant Fund Accountant within a high end, fast growing Fund provider. Joining a team that specialises in PE and Real Estate, this role would suit an accountant with 1-2 years of experience in a finance role who is ready to step up to more responsibility and who is excited about working with various funds.
Initial setup of any new funds, liaising with independent tax specialists, lawyers, and notaries as part of the set up process
Assisting the preparation and collation of Client Due Diligence files (KYC)
Handling the fund accounts and preparation of periodic reports and regulatory reports for the fund entities
Preparing the funds periodic NAV calculation and year-end financial statements, management of the audit, and reviewing other fund related reports
Taking care of the day-to-day operations of the funds and following up with third parties, including investors and fund managers
Coordinate and arranging investor servicing, including investor on-boarding, capital calls, distributions as well as issuance of shareholder statements
Accurately record all time spent dealing with client matters to ensure the clients are correctly invoiced
Pro-actively take on additional responsibilities and administrational tasks as required by your managers or clients.
Part qualified Accountant (ACCA or CIMA) with 1-2 years experience within a finance function
Degree Educated (2:1 or higher)
Good excel Skills
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to work accurately and to tight deadlines
Financial Services/Real Estate/Private Equity Experience is beneficial but not essential