Fund Accountant
(Short term Contract)
£60000 - £70000

They are a leading private equity and alternatives investment firm and consultancy operating in Europe and the USA. They launch new firms, new funds and new services and then support them to ensure they operate efficiently, effectively and enable them to maximise returns. The company has invested heavily in data, technology and analytics. serves institutional investors and alternative assets fund managers, based primarily in Europe and North America. An exciting opportunity has come up for a fund accountant to join the fund accounting team on a short term fixed-term contract to assist their clients in areas of fund accounting, administration, and regulatory reporting. There is flexible remote working in place currently.


  • ACA, ACCA, ACMA or equivalent
  • An experienced and hands on fund accountant/administrator, with a minimum of 4 years' experience in a fund administration or alternative investments business environment. The individual will have a strong understanding of closed ended and open-ended fund structures (i.e. private equity, real estate or debt) with knowledge of onshore and offshore fund structures a distinct advantage.
  • Reasonable knowledge of UK, Luxembourg GAAP and IFRS
  • Understand fund structures
  • Good understanding of the legal and regulatory regimes applicable to UK and Luxembourg funds and SPVs
  • Hands-on style, independent, problem-solving approach
  • Proactive, ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Strong analytical and detail-oriented aptitude; a high degree of accuracy is required
  • Ability to manage time effectively, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Approach issues with a "can do attitude", driving tasks forward to a successful conclusion
  • Excellent organisational skills and interpersonal skills for a high degree of client interaction
  • Intermediate level in Excel.


  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly fund NAVs
  • Reporting and transaction responsibility for fund vehicles and other investment vehicles
  • Assist in onboarding of new clients
  • Set up new bank accounts.
  • Quarterly fund reporting to investors
  • Assist with ad hoc management reporting
  • Assist with the preparation and review of cashflow and production of forecasts
  • Contribute towards FCA reporting and compliance with all financial regulations
  • Prepare drawdown and distribution
  • Prepare equalisation calculations
  • Prepare and submit quarterly VAT reporting for the various companies
  • Produce monthly management accounts including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cashflows, variance analysis and commentaries
  • Prepare interim accounting report and year-end report and accounts for audit