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Investment Fund Accountant

Location: CENTRAL LONDON, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 45,000.00-48,000.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits, pro-rata
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: PART TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: X3-236498

Are you an experienced Fund Accountant seeking an exciting new opportunity for your next career move?

This is a part-time job. It is a 1 day a week position. 

The Investment Fund Accountant will be solely responsible for the update and reconciliation of the accounting records, as maintained in QBO, together with ensuring that all necessary reporting is made available within specified timescales.

The principal activity of the Company is that of private equity investment, via fund managers resident internationally.

You will be reporting into the Office Manager and indirectly to the Managing Director. 

The role will include: 
The update of the accounting records from the information and documentation made available.
• The reconciliation of all major control accounts, inclusive of fund manager accounts.
• Maintain a full and accurate audit trail by filing and referencing documents in QBO.
• Adhere to generally accepted accounting standards.
• Advise line manager of any outstanding issues.
• Collate, prepare and process expense claims.
• Assist the office manager with the payment cycle, ensuring timely settlement of investment and related deliverables.
• Preparation of the annual budget and cash flow forecasts at regular intervals.
• Production of Management Accounts, ensuring accuracy of information and all relevant deadlines are met.
• Liaison with external firm of accountants during the year-end and related audit process.
• Must be able to deal with confidential information discreetly.

Qualification and Skills:
• Prioritisation of workload to ensure that all deadlines are met.
• A knowledge of fund management accounting is integral to the role. Current experience and technical knowledge is a requirement.
• Must have dealt with foreign currency accounting.
• Ability to apply numeric and thorough analytical skills.
• Imperative that the person can work on own initiative with minimal levels of supervision.
• Experience within private equity and/or real estate. 
• Positive and proactive attitude – ability to look for efficiencies and ways to implement, happy to get involved in areas that are not under remit and work the necessary hours to complete tasks.
• IT literate - Excel, Word and QBO.
• Ability to prioritise own workload to ensure that all deadlines are met.
• Ability to communicate well with all levels.
• Ability to think “outside of the box”.
• Well presented.

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