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Senior Fund Accountant. Investment Fund. London

United Kingdom
Industry Accountancy, Financial Services
Location United Kingdom
Job Type Permanent
Salary £50000 — £60000 per annum
Package Discretionary bonus structure available
Date 4 October 2018

Are you a super star accountant stuck in a dead-end job for a financial institution and would like to develop your skills and to have a more entrepreneurial environment to realise your full potential? Then read on!


Our client is a start-up investment fund who is looking for a top accountant to head their start-up operations.


You will be responsible for:

  • Starting an investment fund from scratch together with the highly respected and successful entrepreneurs, all operational accounting matters and set ups
  • Organisation of documents to satisfy regulatory requirements, inclusive of filing of appropriate fund documentation
  • Planning of initial reporting procedures
  • Development of the accounting system
  • Assisting with the investment strategy as well as the full cycle of financial modelling
  • Maintenance of fund management accounting system and monthly reconciliations to the records of the custodian
  • Arranging fund ledgers and accounting statements, including the detailed Net Asset Value (NAV) statements and reporting to directors
  • Full financial risk management and compliance function for each and every trade of portfolio managers, and reporting to directors in respect of deviations and/or exceptions
  • Preparing management accounts and annual financial statements for management, clients and external auditors
  • Building effective relationships with banks, other financial institutions, and specialist professionals
  • Strategic planning and development for the funds’ compliance, risk management, and management accounting functions


Ideally you will be:

  • Educated to a degree level finance professional
  • Fully ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Capable, bright, confident, an inspiring communicator who is driven and enthusiastic
  • Sound managerial/executive experience from a financial institution, wealth management and/or a fund is highly preferred
  • Ability to set up accounting procedures from scratch
  • An enthusiast who would like to add value and become a valuable member of a close-knit team of high flyers
  • Russian language is a bonus, but the experience and knowledge of full scope of the UK procedures and regulations is a must!

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