Senior Fund Accountant

£50,000 to £60,000 p.a. / Permanent / London

A newly created role to account for the rapid growth of the group. Theyre an award winning provider of Fund administration and corporate services. The successful candidate will act as a liaison and point of contact for a portfolio of clients, providing an important link between senior management and junior staff, with overall responsibility for the timely completion and high quality of financial information.

Taking an active part in the initial setup of any new funds and liaising with independent tax specialists, lawyers, and notaries as part of the set up process
Overseeing the preparation and collation of KYC Client Due Diligence files
Taking care of the day-to-day operations of the funds and following up with third parties, including investors and fund managers
Handling the fund accounts and preparation of periodic reports and regulatory reports for the fund entities
Preparing the funds periodic Net Asset Value calculation and year-end financial statements, management of the audit, and reviewing other fund related reports
Responsible for the preparation/review of drawdown and distribution calculation and notices, equalisation calculations
Coordinate and arranging investor servicing, including investor on-boarding, capital calls, distributions as well as issuance of shareholder statements
Organising and participating in board meetings and shareholders’ meetings
Reviewing tax returns and tax balances and maintaining relevant contacts with the tax authorities
Accurately record all time spent dealing with client matters to ensure the clients are correctly invoiced
Mentoring and reviewing the work done by junior members of the team

About You:
Strong academic background
Qualified Accountant/Finalist (ACCA/CIMA/ACA)
Knowledge and experience in Real Estate and/or Private Equity
Strong communication skills, organised and flexible
Possess team spirit with the ability to work independently using your own initiative when appropriate
Ambitious with a high level of energy and commitment
Ability to work under pressure and meet a range of deadlines
High level of IT literacy with strong Excel and Word skills

To apply for this role speak to the dedicated consultant:

Jon Newman

Tel:020 7042 8423