£60,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Central London

They are one of Europe' leading independent investment groups and managing and advising on over £40bn of investment funds and assets. They have over 500 employees across the globe. They have an opening within their finance team based in London in a small team, part of which the position manages. This is an excellent role within a collegiate, friendly and professional team within finance which also reflects the culture of the business as a whole.


  • ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified with 3-5 years PQE and financial services industry experience
  • Advanced Excel skills including Power Pivot and Power BI (financial modelling skills and advantage),
  • NavOne and/or AX Microsoft Dynamics Accounting system experience,
  • FCA regulatory filings experience

Reporting to the Head of Finance Operations, you will work within a small team and be responsible for the UK Family Office business which is regulated under the FCA and the operating and employing entity of the UK business. The role provides support to heads of departments and you will be their finance business partner. You will also manage and review the work of the accounts payable team. Responsibilities will include:

Responsible for three entities involved within family office wealth management services

  • Preparation of financial statements and audit files
  • Preparation and submission of VAT and corporation tax returns for individual companies and submit information for the UK Group returns
  • Conversion of annual accounts into iXBRL and together with corporation tax returns and computations submit this data to HMRC Gateway
  • Preparation and submission of FCA regulatory individual company returns
  • Work with department heads to assist with the preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Preparation of board papers and attendance and presentation at board meetings
  • Responsible for raising invoices and supervision of the AP team regarding the collection and posting of cash receipts
  • Ad hoc tasks as required, including client analysis, billing reviews, report generation

To provide support to heads of departments

  • Ad hoc support to Head of Departments such as sensitivity analysis, revenue analysis, budgets, forecasts and the general provision of financial information as required
  • To analyse data using excel, power pivots, power BI queries or Atlas queries.
  • Generate debtor analysis and billing analysis reports by relationship manager

To manage and review the work of an accounts payable team

    • Provision of on the job training and support to accounts payable team members and other accountants within the team
    • Review of Purchase invoices and Bank entries on accounting software
    • Review of the journals posted by the AP team on the entities that you are responsible for
    • Dealing with supplier queries in absence of the accounts payable team members

To train and share knowledge and understanding of the business with other members of the finance team

      • To train more junior members of the finance team
      • To work closely with the other Senior Accountant in the team and the Head of Finance Operations to provide support and assistance on other entities within the UK or the Group as required
      • To work with the other Senior Accountant to develop, understand and monitor the partial VAT methodology for the UK VAT Group and the new VAT reporting process built in the system

Promote and develop robust Operating Procedures across the business