Altus Partners have partnered with a leading Alternatives Investment Management firm that is looking to bring on a group accountant to work directly with the Finance Director and CFO to have oversight of all external stakeholders and own the financial control function within the specific business area. The business is a leading Investment Manager that is going through significant growth across the UK and Europe. This position will hold pivotal responsibilities as it will be working directly with the senior management and C-Suite.
This role will be responsible for the oversight of the traditional Financial Control, Financial Planning and Analysis, and regulatory work. The role will work alongside the Finance Directors of the firm but will have also daily contact with CFO and other departments of the firm.
Responsibility for the supervision of entities with outsourced accounting
Oversight of quarterly review, review of cash requirements as needed, supervision of expenditure levels, year-end review of accounts as provided by third parties
Accounts receivable process; revenue accrual, forecasting and billing of revenues on a monthly and quarterly basis.
Responsibility for prepayments, accruals, and revaluation processes across all operating entities
Responsibility for consolidation runs for review by Finance Director
Draft preparation of Year End accounts for review by Finance Directors
Review consolidated department actuals on monthly basis
Preparation and share timetabled actual v budget reports
Support budgeting & reforecasting process for revenues and costs together for different departments
Support forecasting process for revenues and costs as needed
Preparation of draft submissions for review by Finance Directors
Support on Ad Hoc regulatory reporting as needed
Qualified accountant with experience in a group role
Investment management experience is not essential
Strong Excel skills applied to large data sets
Relationship building skills with senior internal stakeholders and external clients
Ability to independently manage time and workloads
Proficient Microsoft office skills (Excel, Word) and experience with accounting systems
Strong attention for detail
Experience preparing, reviewing and auditing (as auditor or been audited) year-end accounts