Fund Accountant - Maternity Cover

Recruiter
Handpicked Recruitment Limited
Location
Central London, London
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast paced and growing UK-based Fund Management business. We are currently looking to recruit a high potential professional to join our team. The role has the opportunity to become permanent also.

Job Title Fund Accountant (Maternity cover) - 6 - 12 Month Contract

Main Responsibilities

The main duties and responsibilities of the role would be:

  • Timely and accurate preparation of drawdown notices
  • Performing regular cash reconciliations
  • Periodic in-depth fund reviews
  • Accurate and timely completion of fund related calculations
  • Timely and accurate preparation of fund reports
  • Investigation and resolution of internal queries
  • Manage investor queries to ensure the highest level of service
  • Identify any risks with processing and ensure that these are addressed
  • Review of overall job process with a view to further efficiencies
  • Engagement on project work within the team

Location London

Skills, qualifications and experience required

Applicants must have:

- ACA or similar professional qualification, with previous fund accounting experience or within a similar role

- Technically highly competent, with detailed knowledge of FRS

- Highly systems literate, with a background of delivering continuous improvement of financial systems

- Excellent administrative, organisational and business support skills, with the ability to multi-task and to work calmly under pressure

- Proactive and able to work independently and as part of a team

- Excellent communication and presentation skills - 2-3 years related experience.

The successful applicant will also be able to demonstrate:

- Logical reasoning and good analysis / judgement coupled with an entrepreneurial outlook and business acumen

- The highest integrity and ethical standards at all times

- A positive and enthusiastic attitude working as part of a close-knit team with diverse people and businesses

- A pro-active and "can do" approach, taking ownership of tasks, coupled with a respect for deadlines

- A proven ability to manage their personal workload and co-ordinate delivery across various stakeholders

- Solid understanding of local cultures in different regions including in particular the UK and Western Europe