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Assistant Accountant

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Part-Qualified Accountancy, Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Bonus & Benefits

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -092020-71467_1600687540

  • Published:

    21 September 2020

  • Expiry date:

    20 November 2020

Cobalt have partnered with a leading Pan-European Fund Manager who, over the past decade, have expanded rapidly within private equity funds.

After a successful round of fund raising they are seeking an Assistant Accountant to join the Finance team on a newly launched fund. This role would suit someone who is seeking an in-house fund opportunity working in an exciting and fast paced environment.

Key responsibilities include;

  • Preparation of investor drawdown notices as well as monthly and quarterly investor reports.

  • Preparing and submitting VAT returns on a quarterly basis.

  • Preparing year-end audit files and liaising with auditors regarding any queries.

  • Undergoing weekly payment runs, bank reconciliations and posting of invoices.

  • Working across multiple funds assisting with the preparation of Management Accounts.

  • Other ad-hoc tasks as and when required.

Key requirements;

  • Part Qualified and studying towards ACA, ACCA or CIMA..

  • Strong academic background with minimum 2:1 and ABB at A-level.

  • Strong inter-personal skills with a keen willingness to develop your skill set.

  • Prior experience working within private equity or real estate would be advantageous.

If you, or anyone you know, may be interested in this opportunity, please apply online or via our website with your CV in Word format.