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Associate - Fund Accountant JN 73516

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance, Qualified/Senior Accountancy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    corporateaccounting@cobaltrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JN -052021-73516_1623059489

  • Published:

    07 June 2021

  • Expiry date:

    06 August 2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Cobalt are working with a global private investment office, currently seeking a Fund Accountant to join a growing part of the business. After huge success in the US, they are looking to launch a new department in the London office looking after all fund reporting across their private equity, hedge fund and real estate investment strategies.

With around $40bn worth of assets, this role will play a key part in business growth, as well as report to the Senior Associate on key business decisions whilst also providing the opportunity to complete your accounting qualifications (ACCA/ACA/CIMA or equivalent).

Key duties include:

  • Act as a project manager for strategic and tactical operations projects

  • Assist with private equity and hedge fund trade execution, wire processing, cash reconciliation and liquidity management

  • Review and reconcile net asset value (NAV) reporting prepared by the third party fund administrators

  • Work with third party service providers (auditors, administrators, custodians) in the UK

  • Understand and implement operational requirements for managing Luxembourg based private funds

  • Support the client and research teams through review and analysis of performance reporting received from third-party administrators

  • Manage fund related communications and interactions with the global firm

Key experience required

  • Experience working in a Fund Accounting role within real estate/ private equity/ hedge funds

  • 2.1 or 1.1 from University within Finance, Accounting or Economics

  • Maths A Level is preferred but not essential

  • Part qualified of studying towards ACA/ACCA/CIMA

  • Be a team player who is very comfortable working in a small, entrepreneurial company

  • Be highly discreet as they will be dealing with a lot of confidential and sensitive information

If you are working towards your accounting qualifications and would like to work for a market leading private investment office, please apply with an up to date CV.