Role details

Fund Accountant - Buy-Side

City of London   •   £50,000 - £58,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Investment Management / Funds / Private Equity
  • Fund Accountant / In-house / Buy-Side

About Our Client

Leading Private Equity / Investment Management firm

Job Description

Main responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of quarterly unaudited financial statements for the Strategic Private Investment in Public Equities (PIPE) Fund together with reporting on corresponding GP and Advisory entities
  • Preparation of quarterly unaudited financial statements for a Luxembourg open-ended compartment fund structure together with required performance fees calculations
  • Support the continuing implementation of Sungard Investran into the business and in due course become a key point of contact
  • Assisting with relevant FCA reporting requirements
  • Assisting with responses to Investor queries
  • Liaising with external fund administrators and maintaining relationships with the prime broker, independent auditors and other external advisors.
  • Liaison with the compliance officer
  • Assisting the CFO and Fund Controller with planning of the annual audit.
  • Other ad-hoc work including assisting investor relations

The Successful Applicant

  • Strong academic qualifications, including a good undergraduate degree
  • Recently qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA or equivalent) with 2+ years' experience of private equity or hedge fund accounting from Big 4, fund administrator or other financial institution OR part qualified accountant with 10+ years' experience in a similar environment
  • Knowledge of UK GAAP and/or IFRS
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, can-do attitude
  • A self-starter with an Inquisitive and ambitious mind set
  • Knowledge of US GAAP advantageous

What's on Offer

Up to £58,000 per annum, strong bonus & company benefits

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