Fund Accountant

Fund Accountant

Job Title: Fund Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus & Benefits
Start Date: 2016-01-30
Reference: JG231116
Contact Name: Jon Garrod
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 03, 2017 12:36

Job Description

BWD Search & Selection are currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity in central London. Our client is a successful financial services organisation looking to recruit a Fund Accountant with Real Estate or Private Equity experience. This is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified accountant from a financial services or practice background to join a business where they can make a real impact.

The Role:
  • Produce management, statutory interim and statutory year end accounts
  • Ensuring compliance with appropriate accounting standards, relevant SORPs and other regulations
  • Prepare schedules and information in relation to board meetings ensuring timely and accurate delivery to agreed timetables and SLA standards
  • Provide technical support for the NAV calculation function and expense processing functions.
  • Complete monthly audit reviews to validate the accuracy of accounting records.
  • Prepare / review income forecasts
  • Liaise with internal and external parties including clients, auditors, tax consultants etc.
  • 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 team members
The Person:
  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA). Finalists will also be considered.
  • Prior practical accounting experience in a financial institution or professional services firm
  • Sound double entry and financial accounting knowledge including UK GAAP/IFRS or equivalent standards exposure
  • Experience in Real Estate or Private Equity
  • Excellent systems skills, in particular Excel

If you feel you are right for this role, please apply online or call Jon Garrod on 0113 274 3000