Role details

Fund Accounting Supervisor

City of London   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • My client requires a fund accountant to join their Investment Trust department
  • Must be technically strong with extensive fund accounting knowledge

About Our Client

My client is part of a large international bank. This role will be within the Investment Trust Department.

Job Description

Department / Team Description

The Investment Trust Department is responsible for providing Specialist Fund Accounting services to clients in respect of Investment Trust vehicles. The primary services provided are:-

  • Statutory Financial Reporting
  • Board paper and other reporting
  • Technical support and oversight for NAV calculation functions & core Fund Accounting processing
  • The department consists of 25 staff across 3 teams and manages 5 client relationships covering circa 28 Investment Trusts.


  • Prepare accounts and subsidiary information for Investment Trusts ensuring timely and accurate delivery to agreed timetables
  • Ensure compliance with appropriate accounting standards, relevant SORPs and other regulations
  • Prepare schedules and information in relation to Investment Trust's board meetings ensuring timely and accurate delivery to agreed timetables and SLA standards
  • Provide technical support for the NAV calculation and fund accounting processing functions
  • Complete monthly audit reviews to validate the accuracy of accounting records
  • Prepare / review income forecasts
  • Prepare / review ad-hoc reporting and calculation requirements in support of Client fund requirements in accordance with SLA standards
  • Liaise with internal and external parties relevant to Trust deliverables (includes clients, auditors, tax consultants and others).
  • Ensure effective recording and resolution of external / internal queries
  • Be aware of the risks of team operations and deliverables and assist in their management ensuring required controls maintained and compliance with procedures
  • Where appropriate or required deputise for Senior Investment Trust accountants and provide cover and support for Pricing Accountants and for other Investment Trust teams
  • Other project work and ad-hoc tasks as required

The Successful Applicant

The Fund Accounting Supervisor will be:

  • Adaptable, flexible and proactive
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good decision maker, responsible and accountable
  • Deadline driven with effective time management and ability to work under pressure
  • Client orientated and results focused
  • Attention to detail
  • Manages risk
  • Ability to establish and develop effective relationships
  • Experienced accountant with sound double entry and financial accounting knowledge including UK GAAP or equivalent standards exposure
  • Knowledge of the securities industry with experience in an FCA regulated business [preferable]
  • Experience of fund accounting environment including coverage of pricing, statutory and other reporting [preferable]
  • Experience of AIC SORP requirements and financial reporting for Investment Trust or equivalent vehicles [preferable]
  • Experience of Taxation requirements for Investment Trust or equivalent vehicles [preferable]
  • Excellent computer skills, in particular Excel.
  • InvestONE accounting experience [preferable]
  • Financial Services background

What's on Offer

This Fund Accounting Supervisor role is a 12 month maternity leave cover based in my client's offices in the City of London.

Apply for this job

Click the Apply or LinkedIn button below or contact Victoria Karpinski on +44 20 7645 1436 quoting job reference 13707535
As you are using an Apple iOS device we are unable to offer you the CV upload function. Please apply with your Linkedin profile below or contact Victoria Karpinski on +44 20 7645 1436 quoting job reference 13707535