Real Estate - Senior Fund Accountant
£45,000 - £55,000

The Role
In addition to undertaking the production of accounts you will be expected to ensure the efficiency of the Company is maintained and oversee and review the work produced by the administrators and trainee accountants as well as assisting training and supporting junior staff. Your role will include the following:

  • Preparation of annual accounts under UK GAAP/ IFRS/ US GAAP for Real Estate clients to include the arranging and coordinating of audits
    * Maintenance of team specific accounts preparation and status monitoring reports and exception reports to help monitor and report the status of accounts exceptions for cases addressed both internally and externally
    * Production of daily NAVs - to include reconciliations of portfolio transactions, cash reconciliations and accrual processing
    * Clearance of all allocated cash reconciling items including subscription and redemption movements, corporate actions, trade settlements, and cash forecasts
    Client Care
    * Communicate openly and honestly with fee earners and external service providers including trustees, custodians, auditors and Investment Advisors
    * Preparation of monthly, quarterly, semi annual and ad-hoc management accounts for Real Estate clients
    * Maintain client documents with integrity
    * Supporting the book keeping function in conjunction with the accounting requirements of the administration team
    * Be approachable and accessible to your all team members, offering guidance and development when required
    * Supporting the registrar function on subscriptions, redemptions and daily notifications.
    * Proactively ensure that internal team management information is completed on a timely basis
    * Provide new, innovative ideas on how to improve the efficiencies of daily tasks
    * Take care of and establish good relationships with all suppliers, team mates and clients
    * Drive personal development using all the resources available to achieve success

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

  • A minimum of a 2:1 in a relevant subject from a top 20 university
  • ACCA/CA/CIMA qualified
  • 3-5 years experience in a Real Estate accountancy position
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills especially within Excel (Macro's, V lookups, Pivot tables)
  • Be a dedicated team player
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work to & meet agreed deadlines