Fund Accountant - Investment Management
£40,000 - £45,000

The Company

They are a long standing name within the Real Estate Investment Management market and FTSE 250 listed. A truly global firm with offices in over 15 major cities around the world. They are looking for a newly qualified ACA/ACCA accountant to come in and join a niche team within the business that is looking to grow. They need somebody with the desire and drive to grow and progress as well as the ability to adapt to a fast paced environment without compromising standards of work. The candidate chosen will take responsibility for a newly launched fund totalling over £500 million. Also there will be 2 further funds launched later this year that will fall under their responsibilities.

The Role

  • Manage the accounting, consolidation and reporting processes for the debt funds, including quarterly financial statements, investor reporting, annual financial accounts and investor requests.
  • Oversee the audit and tax compliance processes, including fee negotiations, scope determination, appointment and co-ordination of external advisers.
  • Have deep understanding of the loan investment portfolio. Liaise with internal specialists to draft recommendations with respect to borrower requests/ issues.
  • Manage the loan asset management of the loans within the fund including preparing interest payment statements, compliance testing, instructing valuations and dealing with borrower requests.
  • Serve as a single point of contact for internal fund managers, portfolio managers and asset managers.
  • Assist with the implementation of best practices in all aspects of fund accounting.

Who they are looking for
To be considered for this role, you should meet the following criteria:

  • Newly Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA preferred)
  • Outgoing personality and ability to engage at all levels
  • Strong technical accounting experience
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Self-motivated & forward thinker
  • Hard working, able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organised, methodical and with an eye for detail
  • Fund and/or property accounting knowledge