Part Qualified Financial Ac...

Part Qualified Financial Accountant

Job Title: Part Qualified Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Up to £40,000 p/a, plus bonus & benefits
Start Date: 2016-11-29
Reference: EJD-PQFA
Contact Name: Edward Duffy
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 29, 2016 17:06

Job Description

My client is a successful financial services organisation looking to recruit a Financial Accountant to join their London based Fund Accounting team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a part 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
  • 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.
  • Build relationships with internal senior stakeholders.
  • 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


The Person:

  • Part Qualified or Qualified ACA/ACCA/CA
  • 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
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients and colleagues on a day to day basis.
  • Ability to consistently work accurately under pressure
  • Previous experience and knowledge of real estate or private equity fund administration is advantageous.
  • Excellent systems skills, in particular Excel