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Fund Accountant

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Accounting

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Johnson

  • Contact email:

    pjohnson@premiergroupuk.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)20 7247 5747

  • Job ref:

    BH-84197

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    09 Apr 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2020-03-12

Fund Accountant (12-month fixed term)

The Fund Accountant will be a key member of the Fund Finance team at a fast growing and exciting Global Private Equity Business. The candidate will manage a range of accounting and operational responsibilities for a number of entities, with tasks ranging from client drawdowns and distributions, investment contributions and distributions and related accounting entries, to quarterly and annual reporting and audit requirements. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to progress their career and add real value to an dynamic organisation.


Responsibilities:
  • Cash management
  • Month end process and reporting
  • Ensure journals are posted accurately, and on a timely basis to meet month-end, quarterly and statutory requirements
  • Ensure investment valuations are received and processed to meet entity requirements
  • Calculation of GPPS & FPS for the funds, related payment processing
  • Preparation and review of client drawdown/distribution notices
  • Assist with the preparation of quarterly reports
  • Ensure the information received from outsourced Administrators meets requirements
  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts
  • Provision of audit information, and response to audit queries
  • Ensure stakeholder queries are addressed on a timely basis
Candidate background:
  • Accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Previous accounts preparation experience preferred
  • Previous experience of working either with or in an audit environment
  • Previous experience of Fund Reporting and responding to clients
  • Previous Cash Management (forecasting, and production of reconciliations) experience