Senior Fund Accountant

Recruiter
Massenhove Recruitment Limited
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
1126461267
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
DESCRIPTION

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The Senior Accountant will report to the Director of UK Funds Services. The role will be to ensure Financial statements are prepared in accordance with IFRS or local GAAP and completed and filed within the contractual and statutory timeframes for all clients. They will also ensure that monthly/quarterly management accounts where applicable are completed and sent to the client within the agreed timeframe. They will support the Director in the development of the platform and ensure client's expectations are continually met. A qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA or ACA) with previous experience within the Funds industry is essential. The individual will be highly motivated and focused on the continued development of the Funds Services platform and displays values consistent with the business.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Bookkeeping and preparation of management accounts for special purpose companies and closed ended fund clients

* Preparation of annual financial statements under UK GAAP and IFRS for special purpose companies and closed ended fund clients

* Liaising with auditors

* Preparation of UK VAT returns

* Preparation of quarterly NAV calculations

* Experience of consolidations, including subsidiaries reporting in foreign currencies would be beneficial

* Bank payment processing duties including collating of payment documentation, requesting missing information, inputting of payment instructions, and electronic filing once processed

* Experience in a day to day client facing role essential

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* SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

* The candidate will need to demonstrate the desire to provide excellent client service in the face of conflicting demands and tight reporting deadlines.

* Time management, organizational ability, communication skills, diligence and accuracy of work are essential in this role.

* The ability to work effectively as part of a team.

* The ability to be flexible, pro-active and prioritize in order to meet deadlines within the context of a demanding workload.

* Desire to continuously improve and streamline processes to maximize efficiency and work smarter.

* ACCA, CIMA or ACA qualified.

* Funds experience essential, preferably from asset manager/ investment manager background

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