Fund Accountant

Walker Hamill Ltd
London (Greater)
£45000 to £50000
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a leading Fund Administrator, based in central London. The successful candidate will be studying towards a professional accounting qualification and will have practical accounting experience, gained in a Financial Services Institution or Professional Services firm. - Produce management, interim and audited accounts. - Control and monitor the bookkeeping process and take ownership of the ledgers. - Prepare carried interest and other calculations in accordance with the fund documentation. - Calculate and monitor capital adequacy of licensed entities in accordance with regulations. - Carry out all aspects of accounting for clients including ad hoc queries. - Carry out planning of annual audits and liaise with clients to establish timetables for the receipt of valuations and advisers reports and other relevant information. - Liaise with auditors to ensure a smooth and efficient audit process. - Review work performed by junior members of staff and provide regular feedback and training. - Studying towards a professional accounting qualification. - Prior practical accounting experience in a financial institution or professional services firm. - Previous experience and knowledge of accounting, private equity administration or investment banking - Excellent communication skills. - Strong IT/system skills. - Consistently work accurately under pressure. - Sound understanding of applicable laws, regulations, and rules. - Strong team member. - Familiarity with UK GAAP/IFRS.
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