Fund Accounting Manager

  • Competitive
  • Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Axa Investment Managers - Emplois
  • 09 janv. 18 2018-01-09

The Fund Accounting Manager will lead a team providing fund accounting services for a specific portfolio of funds in accordance with procedures, contracts, agreed timetables and legal requirement

Job description
 
We are an active, long-term, global, multi-asset investor focused on enabling more people to harness the power of investing to meet their financial goals. By combining investment insight and innovation with robust risk management we have become one of the largest asset managers in Europe, managing €679bn in assets as of the end of June 2016. We employ about 2,400 people around the world and operate out of 22 countries.


We are proud to foster a high-performance culture, which means that we seek to recruit and retain people who are not only technically-skilled but also globally-minded, innovative and able to leverage their unique perspectives and life experiences to support our success as a company

 


The Fund Accounting Manager will lead a team providing fund accounting services for a specific portfolio of funds in accordance with procedures, contracts, agreed timetables and legal requirement

 


Key accountabilities;

 

 

◦Manage and coordinate the work of his/her Accounting Team and organize efficient covers and back up.


◦Effectively manage the performance and development of team members in line with the Common Management Objectives.


◦Check all accounting reports are correct and that defined controls are applied and evidenced (Control check list sign-off).


◦Represent the Accounting Team to the local and global management (meetings, projects, etc.)


◦Ensure the precision of a full bookkeeping service through to the final Financial Statements using appropriate systems and tools.


◦If needed, ensure internal property management accounting (lease contracts and service charges).


◦External Accounting: Ensure that the accounting prepared by external service providers (e.g. property / corporate manager), is proper and proficient. Integrate this information into the fund accounting.


◦Tax Management: Provide support in ensuring tax liabilities/provisions are properly calculated and recorded in the Accounts.


◦Periodic Closings : Prepare closings for NAV/share price calculation when necessary, consolidations, Solvency II, and preparation of Financial Statements / Reports and other reports as needed


◦Reinforce sound and effective risk management in line with the Risk and Compliance Objectives & Measures Framework


◦Perform other tasks and projects as assigned from time to time


◦Financial Accounting / Corporate Accounting: Provide a full bookkeeping service both in relevant GAAP (local /IFRS /Solva II when needed) through to final Financial Statements, using appropriate systems and tools

 

 

 


Education/Qualifications

•Qualified accountant – ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent

 

Experience


•Experience of property accounting environment at senior level including oversight of outsourced operations (e.g. property / corporate managers)


•3+ years experince in Real Estate Accounting

 

Knowledge /Skills


•Knowledge of Accounting standards (Local GAAP and IFRS) and statutory framework within which the Funds operate beneficial


•Previous experience managing a team


•Experience of SAP an advantage


•Fluent in spoken and written local language and English


•Other language skills (French, German, Dutch) beneficial

 

Competencies


•A focused and thorough approach with a commitment to deliver excellence.


•Diligent, a committed team player with a pro-active style.