Fund Accountant - Private Equity

Randstad Financial & Professional
London, UK
02 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
As a Fund Accountant you will be expected to provide accurate well presented client desirables within the agreed deadlines in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Company. You will be expected to provide accurate well presented client deliverables within the agreed deadlines in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Company.

To prepare financial statements and other related accounting activities driven by client needs and to oversee and review the work produced by the junior team members.

The Skills
  • Prior practical accounting experience in a financial institution or professional services firm
  • Good communication
  • Strong IT/system skills
  • Consistently work accurately under pressure
  • Previous experience and knowledge of accounting, private equity administration or investment banking.
  • Sound understanding of applicable laws, regulations, and rules
  • Strong team member

The Role
  • All work undertaken complies with the Fund's documentation and relevant regulatory requirements and anti-money laundering regulations
  • Follow Company procedure at all times.
  • Assist with the training, coaching and development of staff.
  • Promote excellent relationships with clients of the Company.
  • High level of self review
  • Motivate and empower trainee accountants by building their capabilities.
  • Deputise if required during Line Manager Absences.
  • Ensure correct recording of revenue
  • Communicate any issues of concern to the Line Manager
  • Produce management, interim and audited accounts
  • Control and monitor the bookkeeping process and take ownership of the ledgers
  • Prepare carried interest and other calculations in accordance with the fund documentation
  • Calculate and monitor capital adequacy of licensed entities in accordance with regulations
  • Carry out all aspects of accounting for clients including ad hoc queries
  • Carry out planning of annual audits and liaise with clients to establish timetables for the receipt of valuations and advisers reports and other relevant information
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure a smooth and efficient audit process
  • Review work performed by junior members of staff and provide regular feedback and training
  • May act as a Signatory

Target Vocational Qualifications


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Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003

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