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Client Accountant (Fund Accountant)

Job Title: Client Accountant (Fund Accountant)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Industry:
Salary: £52,000
Start Date: ASAP
REF: ASH15469WC_1525948604
Contact Name: Will Cusack
Contact Email: wcusack@ashdowngroup.com
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

A market leading private equity and real estate fund accounting firm is seeking a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA) with a strong team ethic to help ensure a high quality service of accounts preparation to designated private equity clients. This role would be ideal for someone who has perhaps a year or two of post qualified experience looking to move out of practice, preferably with some knowledge of private equity.

The role offers fantastic benefits and support and is a great opportunity to pursue career progression within private equity financial services as a qualified accountant.


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

* Reviewing prepared accounts to agreed internal deadlines following completion by junior staff and reacting to any escalations.
* Managing Assistant Accountants and be proactive in defining areas needing attention or support.
* Reviewing client KPIs, attending client meetings and building a strong profile with clients.
* Managing clients' expectations and ensuring all client queries are appropriately responded to.
* Making payments and alterations if necessary with the data processing team. Reviewing any ad-hoc analysis prepared by more junior members of staff.
* Reviewing the weekly bank reconciliations on client bank accounts.

Essential experience/qualifications:

* ACCA or ACA qualified with at least 1 year of PQE
* Experience of preparing financial statements and accounts preparation in a small/medium practice.
* Managing staff or mentoring junior colleagues