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Assistant Manager - Fund Accounting

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance, Qualified/Senior Accountancy

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -052021-73407_1621854402

  • Published:

    24 May 2021

  • Expiry date:

    23 July 2021

Cobalt is currently working with one of Europe's leading, real estate, professional services firm, who are in the process of onboarding a large new, private equity backed client.

This role will take the lead on servicing this new client by leading a team of Fund Accountants and taking responsibility for day-to-day accounting. As well as managing the client relationship.


  • Lead a team of accountants in the day-to-day operations of several portfolios

  • Review team members' work ensuring accuracy, completeness, and overall presentation of deliverables (not limited to bookkeeping files, trial balance, financial statements, auditors/investors confirmation). As well as monitor and report on team performance and deadlines.

  • Undertake quality review of trial balance and financial statements.

  • Manage client queries, providing necessary calculations (such as management fees, carried interest, solvency calculation) to the client.

  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with clients, third parties (such as auditors), and central services, communicating effectively through formalised reporting.

  • Support the development of junior team members. Prepare and complete Individual Development Plans.

  • Assisting the management in preparing financial statements templates and setting up complex bookkeeping


  • ACA or ACCA or equivalent qualification

  • Strong academic background

  • Demonstrate full understanding of Real Estate / Private Equity fund accounting

  • Experience using Investran, Viewpoint or Yardi systems is desirable

  • Supervisory or line management experience

  • Excellent communications skills both written and verbal

If you would like to be considered for this role then please upload an up to date CV today!