Fund Accountant- Private Equity

Michael Page Banking and Financial Services
London (Greater)
£45000 - £50000 per annum
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A client facing Fund Accountant position at a leading provider of fund administrator services.

This role will be serving my clients private equity portfolio.

Client Details

My client are one of the largest independent Fund Administrators in the world and offer good career development


  • Day to day responsibility for the management of designated Private Equity or Real Estate Clients
  • Review quarterly and annual financial statements and reports
  • Work closely with your line Manager and Technical & Training Team to ensure financial statements meet theFunds' reporting requirements,eg UKGAAP orIFRS
  • Reviewdrawdown calculations to ensure accuracy of figures as Funds seek access to their commitments from investors
  • Review distribution calculations to ensure the flow of funds from the sale of an investment are accurately recorded so that proceeds are appropriately allocated and paid to investors
  • Ensure the accurate communication of all cash movements between the Fund and its Investors through the issuance of relevant notices to investors
  • Oversee the preparation and completion process of Client deliverables including agreeing time tables with Clients, and thereafter monitoring progress against these to ensure deliverables are on track
  • Conduct weekly Client calls with CFO or Financial controller to ensure open and effective communication at all times
  • Responsible for the training and development of junior team members. Lead staff appraisals, effectively providing feedback, support and setting objectives
  • Gain a good understanding of the accounting framework for each designated client (as prescribed in the Fund's legal documentation, the LPA) and ensure the movement of funds and transactions are treated in accordance with this framework
  • Contribute ideas to improve processes to either gain efficiencies or reduce risk


To be considered, you must have:

  • Be fully ACA or ACCA qualified, or qualified by experience (3+ years relevant experiencing in fund accounting)
  • Have University Degree in Accountancy/Business/Maths or otherwise demonstrable strong aptitude for
  • numeracy
  • Strong experience in the review of working paper files and Financial Statements including disclosures

Job Offer

Excellent client facing position in a firm that offers genuine career progression

Salary + discretionary bonus + benefits

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