FUND ACCOUNTANT

Job title : FUND ACCOUNTANT
Location : London
Job-type : Permanent
Contact : Adam Ellwood
Call : Adam
Email : email Adam
Reference : J9222
THE SEARCH:

Altus Partners are delighted to be working exclusively with a leading Asset Manager (London) to hire a Fund Accountant into their busy and growing finance team. The job holder will primarily be responsibly for the production and maintenance of investment accounting records, controls and reporting. In addition, the job holder will be expected to contribute towards finance team projects whilst getting exposure to various senior stakeholders within.

 

THE ROLE:
  • Ensuring accounting records posted are in accordance with the company’s accounting policies

  • Preparation and delivery of monthly management reporting in a timely and accurate manner

  • Monitoring and reconciling the daily processing of transactions to the accounting G/L

  • Preparing finance documentation required for investment capital calls and distributions

  • Supporting the finance team in the periodic valuation processes for non-listed investments/funds

  • Assisting in the development and maintenance of financial controls and procedures to safeguard the assets of the Funds

  • Providing support in the audit processes

  • Responding to external queries in a timely and professional manner

  • Providing cover to Finance team members as required

  • Undertaking ad hoc projects as directed by the Investment Accounting Controller

 
THE REQUIREMENTS:
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified

  • Previous experience ideally gained within Asset Management/Financial services/Fund Administrator

  • Experience gained preparing monthly management primary statements

  • Demonstratable knowledge of accounting for financial transactions for investments

  •  Experienced user of accounting software

  •  SimCorp Dimension or similar IBOR experience considered to be an advantage

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • This is a hands-on role; therefore, candidates will need to be comfortable dealing with transaction level detail on a daily basis.