Accountant - Compensation and Expenses
£30,000 - £40,000 + bonus + benefits + study support
City of London

The Company
They are a well-known globally branded investment group who have an excellent reputation for innovative products, fund and money management across a broad range of asset classes offering their services to institutional, retail and high net-worth clients. They manage over £80 billion across different continents within their international network of offices. They now have a newly created accounting role within their Group Finance Function for a part qualified accountant partway through CIMA/ACCA/ACA (12 or 18 months studying) and has at least 12 months experience of working within a financial controls environment. A full study package is provided.

The Role
Reporting directly to the Compensation and Expense manager and handling highly confidential information, you will be responsible for:

  • Accounting for various overseas payrolls
  • Calculation and posting of the Group's variable compensation schemes
  • Assist the Management Information team with budgeting and forecasting of the compensation schemes
  • Assist in expense posting of the Group's administration companies
  • Accounting and statutory reporting for a number of legal entities (overseas and UK)
  • Calculation and posting of expense transfer pricing
  • Responding to ad-hoc queries as needed
  • Developing relationships with other finance function areas and colleagues, I.T., HR and the external auditors

Who They Are Looking For
To be considered for this role, you should meet the following criteria:

  • Studying towards a professional accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with 12-18 months studying or a qualified accountant
  • A least 12 months experience of financial control, including assisting with or actually preparing statutory accounts
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Team player with a flexible results driven approach
  • Self-starter with proven problem solving capabilities

Investment Management industry experience preferable but not required