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Fund Accountant - Investment Management - London

Job Title: Fund Accountant - Investment Management - London
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Industry: financial services
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
REF: BBBH20006_1541184346
Contact Name: Anna Dunne
Job Published: 14 days ago

Job Description

A global Investment Manager is currently seeking a Fund Accountant for an immediate start.

Role Responsibilities

Monitoring and review of the fund accounting process and working in partnership with the fund administrators and fund controller to produce accurate and timely information focusing on:

  • Review of monthly fund accounts, VAT schedules and annual accounts

  • Assist in preparation of quarterly investor reports and capital account statements

Assist in fund transactions including:

  • Capital call and distribution calculations and notices

  • Quarterly management fee calculations

  • Work with tax advisers and fund administrators to ensure accurate and timely tax information is produced for investors, including US K1, PFIC tax information, UK taxation and German taxation requirements

  • Aid the external auditors for the annual fund audits and delivery of the statutory accounts

  • Liaise with other key service providers such as the fund bankers and assisting with forecasting of liquidity requirements for fund entities including bridge loan monitoring

  • Manage fund accounts payable and receivable working with the accounts assistant and fund administrator to ensure dealt with timely and within set controls and limits

  • Management and forecasting of the funds' cash position

  • Reviewing the fund administrator responses to LP queries including audit confirmations from LPs and ad-hoc investor queries

  • Assist in providing Fund information to IR team for investor presentations

  • Working with fund administrators and IR team on ensuring information on the investor portal (eFront) is updated in a timely manner

Role Requirements

  • A qualified accountant with 1-2 years post-qualification experience

  • Private equity experience either at a PE house or fund administrators would be desirable

  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook

  • Proficiency in eFront would be desirable