Client Services Accountant - Private Equity - 50k ACA or ACCA London
We are a growing international financial services company that provides services to Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Managers across the globe.
My client now has offices in over 10 international locations and works for over 300 funds across over 30 countries.
We are a truly international company and offer good career development prospects.
o Day to day responsibility for the management of designated Private Equity or Real Estate Clients
o Review quarterly and annual financial statements and reports
o Work closely with your line Manager and Technical & Training Team to ensure financial statements meet the Funds’ reporting requirements, eg UK GAAP or IFRS
o Review drawdown calculations to ensure accuracy of figures as Funds seek access to their commitments from investors
o 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
o Ensure the accurate communication of all cash movements between the Fund and its Investors through the issuance of relevant notices to investors
o 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
o University Degree in Accountancy/Business/Maths or otherwise demonstrable strong aptitude for numeracy
o ACA or ACCA qualified, or qualified by experience (3+ years relevant experiencing in fund accounting / administration) Experience
o 3+ years’ experience working in a professional office environment, preparing and reviewing financial statements from source books and records. Ideally working in financial services or accounting practice working on multiple client relationships
o Strong experience in the review of working paper files and Financial Statements including disclosures o Previous experience in the preparation of financial statements and working paper files
o Management of Client relationships and experience with resolving issues directly with Clients
o Management of junior staff providing on the job training, feedback and contributing to the appraisal process
o Intermediate Excel skills