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Alternative Investment Fund Accountant

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Part-Qualified Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -082020-71317_1598282301

  • Published:

    24 August 2020

  • Expiry date:

    23 October 2020

Cobalt are currently working with a leading Fund Manager who specialise within the Alternative Investment space. Our client are seeking an experienced Fund Accountant to join their London team to work with one of their key clients.

Duties include:

  • Performance of quarterly review controls over management accounts prepared by juniors within the team.

  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts and investor reporting packs.

  • Performance of monthly review controls over financial data in the accounting system.

  • Preparation of VAT returns.

  • Liaison with key clients and third parties to ensure accuracy of accounting data.

  • Performance of quarterly review controls over management accounts prepared by external parties.

  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts for subsidiaries under IFRS and local GAAP.

  • Liaison with auditors.

Key skills required

  • Part-Qualified ACCA or CIMA.

  • Previous fund experience is advantageous.

  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills.

  • Strong analytical skills with ability to understand, question and challenge a range of financial data.

  • Confidence to communicate effectively with a range of internal and external parties.

If you work well within a team, have aspirations of working within funds and would like to become a qualified accountant. Please apply with an up to date CV.