Interim Fund Accountant

Recruiter
Cobalt Recruitment.
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Jul 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
1204699326
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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

Required:

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

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