Fund Accountant - Oversight

  • London - City , United Kingdom
  • Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
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    12 September 2017

Job summary:

An interesting fund accounting position has arisen with a fast growing asset manager, the firm who have a global presence and are well known are looking to add an additional fund accountant to their team due to a mixture of growth as well as members of the team moving into different areas of the business (relationship management, audit and front office). The firm offer a wide variety of products and are always looking to innovate where possible.

The fund accountant's main responsibility will be to have oversight of their fund administrators who are based in the UK and Ireland, with you managing this relationship and review their work paying particular focus on their valuations. Internally you will be supporting various teams across the business, you will have regular contact with the product teams, relationship management, risk, operations IT and various senior management, and this is an integral part of the role and will offer you true business partnering. The other parts of the role will be to get involved with a wide range of projects from system improvements and implementations, assisting with the launch of new funds and helping the product teams to develop new innovative funds.

To be considered for this role you will have between 3 and 5 years fund accounting experience, whether that be from working with a third party administrator or working in house at an asset manager. The most important factor for them is your personality and fit with the business, due to the business exposure you'll get you must be able to communicate well and have the confidence to go out and build relationships. The firm are a truly entrepreneurial business and do a great job of looking after their staff both from a development and work life balance view, if you want to be part of a growing business this is a fantastic opportunity.

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