Senior Fund Accountant

Recruiter
Trace Recruit Ltd
Location
Central London, London
Salary
50000.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Fund Accountant position available for a rapidly growing fund administration team, focusing on Private Equity, Real Estate, Debt as well as Infrastructure funds, they are recruiting highly motivated and skilled team members.

Job Description

· You will have the responsibility for the accounting and full administration of a portfolio of clients and will act as a liaison and point of contact for all matters relating to the account.
· You will be an important link between management and junior staff, responsible for the quality of the work carried out for the client.

Responsibilities

· Taking an active part in the initial setup of any new funds take-on and liaising with independent tax specialists, lawyers, and notaries as part of the set up process.
· Assisting with the preparation and collation of Know Your Customer and 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.
· 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.
· Pro-actively take on additional responsibilities and administrational tasks as required by your managers or clients.

Experience/Skills

· Strong academic background.
· Newly qualified/part qualified Accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA).
· Relevant experience.
· Good communication skills, organised and flexible.
· Ambitious with a high level of energy and commitment.
· High level of IT literacy with strong Excel and Word skills.