Fund Accountant

Fund Accountant Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Fund Accountant to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Review of finance reports to investors;
  • Providing technical input, representing the fund accounting team in projects as directed by the team manager;
  • Assist with the production of valuations of the portfolios,
  • Playing a key role in the relationship management of Fund Administrators, service providers and investment boards;
  • Maintain financial database (using business intelligence software) of all investments, ensuring accuracy and completeness;
  • Assisting with all aspects of fund cash inflows and outflows;
  • Assist in produce monthly trial balances, income and cash flow statements;
  • Help to prepare and review all components of interim and final accounts ensuring completeness and accuracy;
  • Assisting in client reporting on an ad-hoc basis;
  • Ensure all reports are prepared in accordance to applicable accounting standards;
  • You will be accustomed to producing detailed reporting presentable to the wider finance team. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Ensure accurate fund records through reconciliations, expense accruals and reporting;
  • Review of VAT/CIT calculations;
  • Assisting in ad-hoc tasks as requited;
  • Arrange cash transfers, funding development and invoice settlements.

Requirements:

  • Good experience of financial statutory accounting;
  • 1 week notice;
  • Good organisational skills with an ability to manage multiple workstreams to deliver projects and reporting to deadlines;
  • Experience andor understanding of fund accounting;
  • Strong accounting knowledge;
  • Advanced excel (Pivot Tables and Macros);
  • Newly Qualified (ACA or ACCA or equivalent);
  • Strong analytical skills. Able to understand, question and challenge a range of financial data;
  • Technical knowledge of accounting frameworks (i.e. IFRS, US GAAP, Lux GAAP, INREV);
  • A desire to work with Asset Managers;
  • Experience with databases and calculating performance metrics;
  • Qualified/Finalist level – ACCA/CIMA/CA;
  • Self-driven, quality and results-oriented with an ability to work well under pressure;
  • You must be part qualified with experience in real estate or fund accounting;
  • Recently qualified ACA / ACCA / Or Similar.