Accountant

Recruiter
Paragon Personnel
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1174821038
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I have a qualified Accountant vacancy live at the moment for the one of the world's leading Private Equity & Real Estate Financial Management firms, based in the heart of London.

With offices all over the world from the UK to Singapore to the USA my client tops the list in its field of expertise. They employ over 500 employees globally and this role will give the chance to work portfolios containing Private Equity clients. My client is the perfect place to migrate from practice to Financial Services

Duties:
  • Day to day responsibility for the management of designated Private Equity or Real Estate Clients
  • Review quarterly and annual financial statements and reports
  • Work closely with your line Manager and Technical & Training Team to ensure financial statements meet the Funds' reporting requirements, eg UK GAAP or IFRS
  • 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
  • Ensure the accurate communication of all cash movements between the Fund and its Investors through the issuance of relevant notices to investors
  • 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
  • Gain a good understanding of the accounting framework for each designated client (as prescribed in the Fund's legal documentation, the LPA) and ensure the movement of funds and transactions are treated in accordance with this framework
  • Contribute ideas to improve processes to either gain efficiencies or reduce risk

Person Specification
  • Excellent organisational, prioritisation and interpersonal skills
  • A strong 'Can Do' attitude and ability to lead by example
  • The ability to cope with multiple tasks and produce accurate work under the pressure of tight deadlines
  • Strong ownership of tasks and sense of team work

Qualifications
  • University Degree in Accountancy/Business/Maths or otherwise demonstrable strong aptitude for numeracy
  • ACA or ACCA qualified, or qualified by experience (3+ years relevant experiencing in fund accounting / administration)

Experience
  • 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
  • Strong experience in the review of working paper files and Financial Statements including disclosures
  • Previous experience in the preparation of financial statements and working paper files
  • Management of Client relationships and experience with resolving issues directly with Clients
  • Regulatory reporting experience ( UK GAAP/ US GAAP/ IFRS

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