Assistant Management Accountant - Investment Management

Walker Hamill Ltd
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a leading private investment manager, and they are recruiting an Assistant Management Accountant on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Management Accountant, the successful candidate will provide support in all accounting aspects of the management companies. This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing business.

Job Description:

- Maintaining and posting journals in the general ledger.
- Liaising with Fund Accounting team on management fee income reconciliations, as well as intercompany recharges.
- Assisting in annual statutory accounts and managing the audit process.
- Assisting with the annual budget/forecast for the group, including calculation of management fees and application of transfer pricing rules to related entities.
- Preparing monthly management reports.
- Assisting with quarterly accounts for submission to FCA and other periodic FCA returns.
- Preparing VAT Returns.
- Managing Accounts Payable process, liaise with creditors to ensure that all invoices are reviewed, verified and settled.
- Maintaining online expense and invoice management system.
- Fixed assets register management.


- 1-2 years of experience working in an Asset Management firm, Private Equity/ Hedge Fund firm, or similar with a focus on management companies.

- A 2:1 degree (or equivalent) from a good university.

- Keen to pursue, or started, an accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA).

- Excellent MS Word and Excel skills.

- Very strong attention to detail, strong numerical skills, and able to multi-task.

- An understanding of LLP / LLC accounting and Private Equity offshore fund structures.

- Knowledge of Exchequer, Concur and Investran would be advantageous but not essential.

Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for almost 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed companies, private equity backed businesses and privately owned, early stage ventures. We recruit across all sectors, but have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. We have offices in the UK, Switzerland and Australia. For further information, please see [URL removed]
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