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Fund Accountant

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance, Qualified/Senior Accountancy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    corporateaccounting@cobaltrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JN -022021-72633_1619681022

  • Published:

    29 April 2021

  • Expiry date:

    28 June 2021

Cobalt is currently working with a market leading professional services firm, specialising in real estate and private equity funds. As the company grows, and on-boards larger clients, they are looking to expand their team.

The successful applicant will be in a client facing role, leading a team to ensure the delivery of accounting and administration services.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage relationships with a portfolio of clients

  • Team Leadership; take responsibility for planning and operation of the teams activities focusing on competing deadlines

  • Review, manage and deliver a range of services including:

  • Bookkeeping for transactions and activities across a range of funds

  • Preparation of management accounts

  • Production of quarterly investor reports

  • Preparation of VAT data / returns

  • Producing and distributing partnership capital accounts

  • Preparing key calculations such as management fees, carried interest and loan agreements

  • Issuing drawdowns and distribution notices

  • Equalisations and other complex fund mechanics

  • Respond to investor queries and reporting requirements

  • Producing financial statements under IFRS or UKGAAP

  • Statutory reporting including CIS tax.

  • Treasury services - transaction monitoring

  • Support the implementation of strategic changes and updates

Requirements:

  • ACA, ACCA, CIMA qualified

  • Experience within real estate / private equity / infrastructure fund accounting

  • Experience leading a team

  • Experience and enthusiasm to manage and build client relationships

  • Strong technical accounting skills

  • A solid understanding of IFRS and UK GAAP

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