Interim Fund Accountant

Cobalt Recruitment.
London, UK
10 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an amazing opportunity to work for an established Real Estate Pan-European business based in central London. They are looking for an enthusiastic individual to head up a complex fund. This is an exciting opportunity on an interim contract.

Please see details of the role below:
  • Fund Accounting, reporting and valuation
  • Proactively manage a team of Fund Accountants and Supervisors to provide fund accounting, fund valuation and financial control services to a portfolio of funds.
  • Perform daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly fund valuation and accounting (as required)
  • Perform reviews of primary accounting records, ensuring controls and procedures are followed managing the resolution of complex issues.
  • Provide accounting policy advice and work collaboratively to produce technical accounting policy notes (as required).
  • Ensure excellent service levels are maintained to all fund stakeholders (internal and external).
  • Maintain technical capability for job, keeping abreast of market and industry developments.
  • Maintain detailed knowledge of platform, processes and system.
  • Represent the team, department in a professional, collaborative, and commercially aware manner.
  • Ensure effective internal controls activities are operating and proactively identify any control gaps or risks
  • Keep risk management monitoring systems up to date
  • Proactively review, identify and implement efficient process enhancements to ensure the client service provided is of the highest standard.
  • Continuous review of team procedures, policies, systems and issues.
  • Robust management and implementation of projects/initiatives
  • Work collaboratively with manager, staff and peers to share best practice, enhance operational effectiveness and create awareness of issues throughout the department.
  • Work collaboratively with outsourced service providers to ensure service provision supports business requirements.
  • Monitor and oversee the work of third party service providers of accounting information
  • Implement department strategy as necessary through staff.
  • Ensure team proficiency through pro-active performance management.
  • Proactively identify training and development needs of staff which provide a focus for delivery in line with department objectives and Ops strategy


- Qualified (ACCA/ACA/CIMA)
- Real Estate/ Property fund accounting experience
- Supervised/Managed a team previously (2/3 people)

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