Fund Accountant

  • £50-£55K
  • Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Mainspring Fund Services
  • 16 oct. 17 2017-10-16

The Company is an independent service provider servicing UK private equity, venture capital and EIS fund managers. The firm has a large existing client base and a strong growth strategy going forward. Reporting to a Fund Accounting Manager the Fund Accountant will be responsible for managing the service provision to a portfolio of private equity funds. Focusing on managing the relationship with designated clients and the production of periodic reporting to clients and investors.

Key responsibilities

  • To manage a team of part qualified accountants, starting with two direct reports but growing to a larger team as new clients are onboarded.
  • Develop team members as appropriate and act as a mentor to part qualified
  • accountants.
  • To review client deliverables including Quarterly/Annual Financial statements,Drawdowns and Distributions of designated private equity clients.
  • To ensure accurate and timely reporting in accordance with client expectations of fund reports including but not limited to capital accounts, investor reports and financial accounts.
  • Be responsible for developing a strong team ethic within the team.
  • To develop a standardised set of fund accounting procedures to be applied to all clients.
  • To be first point of contact for assigned clients.
  • To plan and manage the delivery of services to designated clients.
  • To actively improve operating efficiencies within Fund accounting area.
  • To assist with taking on new clients.
  • To actively remain abreast of the technical development within the funds administration industry.
  • To develop the use of the Investran and other relevant IT systems.
  • Assist with ad‐hoc projects from time to time.

Person Specification

  • At least 3 years experience in private equity/venture capital fund administration.
  • Accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA).
  • Experience of manage junior staff.
  • Intermediate to advanced excel knowledge.
  • Displays strong verbal and written skills.
  • Ensures clear, concise and appropriate communication.
  • Operates in an organised and structured manner with an appropriate focus on detail.
  • Remains flexible and demonstrates ability to prioritise work.
  • Exhibits high energy and drive.
  • Can demonstrate a strong commitment to meet deadlines and achievement of the highest standards.