Fund Accountant

Recruiter
Robert Half
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£350 - £375 per day
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
02 Jan 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time


Robert Half Finance and Accounting (Financial Services) are recruiting for a Qualified Fund Accountant to join a leading Real Estate investment firm based in the Mayfair area of London. This opportunity has arisen due to an increase in workload due to a number of recent acquisitions.

The candidate will be in charge of a fund from top to bottom making them a crucial and valued member of the team

Duties will include the following:

· Responsible for ensuring all transactions of the fund are accounted accurately and timely

· Completion of the Joint Venture consolidation

· Deliver to the fund controller the draft accounts and investment information

· Production of the monthly management accounts and reporting

· Monthly balance sheet and P&L production

· Perform the month end processes and reconciliations

· Carry out the impairment reviews of the fixed and current assets

· Assist with the year-end audit process

· Oversee the Assistant Accountant's daily work

· Ad hoc projects as and when requested by the Head of Finance

The successful applicant will have the following experience/qualifications:

· Five years + post-qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)

· Financial and Fund accounting in the financial services

· Strong background in Real Estate Funds is essential

· Strong knowledge of IFRS and UKGAAP

· Advanced skills in Excel and be a strong communicator

· Experience of managing junior staff

The Company

A leading Real Estate investment management firm based in the City of London currently managing investments in over 12 countries. With a strong presence across Europe, the company is growing at a steady rate and targeting opportunities every day.

A busy finance team of 7 with a friendly and professional culture. Very much a work hard, play hard mentality that rewards those who deliver effectively and timely.

Salary & Benefits

This temporary role is for around 3 months and has the potential to be made permanent if the candidate impresses.

The rate for this Qualified Fund Accountant is £325-£375 per day for the right candidate.

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