Newly Qualified Accountant - Credit Fund

Job title : Newly Qualified Accountant - Credit Fund
Location : London
Job-type : Contract
Contact : Kylie Mackenzie
Call : Kylie
Email : email Kylie
Reference : J8786
THE SEARCH:

Altus Partners have partnered with a UK-based credit fund in a search to find a newly qualified Fund Accountant. The business was founded in 2000 and their focus is on two core principle, namely credit analysis and portfolio management. There are 35 people in the business and you would be joining a team of 5.

 

THE ROLE:

•Delivering insightful and timely MI to Senior Management, including (but not limited to) profit and loss, actual vs budget, balance sheet, KPI's and commentary (including any key judgements in the month)

•Improve the automation, efficiency, and controls in all processes

•Working with the Investment team on new transactions to ensure they are structured well from a finance perspective and that they are appropriately accounted for

•Executing the month-end and year-end processes as efficiently as possible

•Aiding in the preparation of year-end and mid-year IFRS financial statements and the associated audit

•Preparing ad hoc reporting requests as the business needs•Engaging with external service providers as required, e.g. Fund administrators, Tax compliance

•Working effectively with the finance team and others (Operations / IT / Front Office), where required, to manage outputs and deliverables

THE REQUIREMENTS:

•Qualified Chartered Accountant ACA / ACCA

•0-1year minimum post qualification experience

•University degree or equivalent

•Strong technical accounting knowledge

•Proficient with excel and experience of working with finance software•Understanding the principles of effective financial systems including processes and controls

•Strong analytical skills

•Good verbal and written communication skills

•High personal/professional ethics and integrity

•Ability to work well under pressure to tight deadlines and to deliver high-quality output in line with requirements, often defined by others