Fund Accountant

Recruiter
TRACE RECRUIT LTD
Location
London (Central)
Posted
15 May 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is a rare opportunity to join one of the best investment managers in the world. They are looking for an ambitious Fund Accountant to join their growing team.

The successful person will work closely with the investment teams, and will have exposure to senior management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivering timely and accurate quarterly and annual fund reporting for managed funds, including investor reporting and board presentations
  • Maintaining the general ledger and all other accounting tasks for multiple entities within managed funds
  • Process revenue recognition for investments and reconcile with the investment sub ledgers
  • Ensuring that all financial information is accurate, timely and reliable and ensuring the integrity of the underlying financial systems
  • Maintaining and producing accurate performance analyses
  • Assisting in the preparation of annual financial statements for the funds
  • Assisting for obligations under the AIFMD
  • Calculation of carry and income linked distributions
  • Preparation of tax returns and responding to tax and investor queries

Requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in finance or accounting
  • Qualified ACA, CIMA or ACCA
  • At least 2 years of relevant working experience in a private equity or private debt fund institution is essential
  • Experience as a Fund Accountant for entities within a limited partnership fund structure
  • Strong IT skills (MS Office), in particularly Excel
  • Experience with Investran would be beneficial
  • Strong analytical skills with focus on details and high degree of quality
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure and to tight deadlines

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