Fund Accountant - Property/ Real Estate - Excellent Benefits - City

Recruiter
Tribus Consulting Ltd
Location
London
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
17 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is a fund administration and private equity company looking to recruit an experinced Accountant to the head office in central London.

Purpose

To ensure that your team services your clients as effectively as possible by making sure that staff are adequately trained and understand their roles and responsibilities. Provide support to your team to ensure deliverables are met and clients are happy with the service provided.

Be a point of escalation for clients and staff within your team. Responsible for motivating your team and helping to plan career paths for team members.

To continually look for ways to improve the team’s processes and support initiatives to help move the department forwards.

Experience

2 years post qualified Accountant or qualified by experience

Strong knowledge of Private Equity Industry and Fund Administration Sector

Strong Excel skills including understanding best practices in reviewing financial models

Experience of providing services to multiple clients and managing client relationships

Excellent organisational, prioritisation and interpersonal skills

Experience of managing trainee accountants

Experience in developing individuals up to the standard required of a Client Services Accountant

Good communication skills with Senior Management and other internal departments

Can do attitude, ability to cope with tight deadlines and working under pressure

Responsibilities

Responsible for overseeing the smooth running of relationship with designated clients.

Ensuring that work is appropriately allocated across the team both to meet client deadlines and provide development opportunities for individuals within the team.

Ensuring that the team receives constructive support and are trained adequately to carry out their role effectively

Assist and resolve technical and operational issues raised by the team

Perform first or second reviews of designated client accounts and for other teams as required

Actively identify ways of improving the efficiency and minimising the risk

To be a role model to all Client Service staff Tasks / Duties Client Delivery

Responsible for ensuring the team provides a quality service to all clients which will include one large or technically complex client.

Ensure that second reviews are completed on files and where necessary first reviews (although Client Services Accountants are expected to do the majority of first reviews)

Ensure all reviews are completed to acceptable standards

To be the first point of escalation for client queries and to ensure these are effectively managed through to resolution.

To be the escalation point of contact for less complex clients

Ensure direct reports are managing work and resources to hit deadlines as per quarter end timetables

Perform second review of KPIs to ensure they are developed, implemented and reported quarterly in accordance with SLAs

Have oversight of the audit process and tax reporting process, ensuring that both are completed smoothly for designated clients