Role details

Fund Accountant

West End   •   £250 - £300 per day (£64,995 - £77,994)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Interim role for a Fund Accountant with full accounting qualification
  • Product knowledge of Debt, Real Estate or Private Equity

About Our Client

My client are a Debt Fund based in the West End. They have a great team full of high performers and a great working culture. They need someone to come in with high levels of engagement and enthusiasm to help them drive performance.

Job Description

The Fund Accountant will have the following responsibilities:

Core Responsibilities

  • Working alongside the Senior Fund Accountant to assist with Fund investor reporting requirements, such as monthly NAVs (including underlying SPVs/SVs) and quarterly and annual reports. This will involve the preparation of estimated NAVs, detailed reviews of accounts packs prepared by the Fund's administrators (Citco) and preparing high level internal NAV movement and performance reports for sign off by senior management
  • Playing a key role in liaising with external fund administrators, corporate banks, servicers, auditors etc
  • Assisting with monthly hedge requirements and detailed reconciliations of the hedge strategy for senior management and the Fund Board
  • Assisting with overall Fund cash forecasting and requirements/instructing and reviewing LP drawdowns and distributions/instruct cash transfers for investments and other costs (servicing fees, advisors etc)
  • Assisting with Fund regulatory and tax reporting, including year-end VAT and tax returns, FATCA/CRS, AIFMD and Depository
  • Supporting Investor Relations and senior management in the response to Fund investor queries
  • Calculation/review and payment of quarterly management fees
  • Other ad hoc as tasks as required by senior management

The Successful Applicant

The successful Fund Accountant will have the following skills:

    • Recognised professional accounting qualification - ACA, ACCA or equivalent
    • 3+ years fund accounting experience, working with an administrator, audit firm, debt fund or similar
    • Capable of working to tight deadlines
    • Strong analytical and excel skills
    • Self-motivated and takes initiative and ownership
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Good understanding of Luxembourg GAAP/IFRS/US GAAP
    • Financial services audit background would be of interest

What's on Offer

£250-£300 per day

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