Fund Accountant Administrator

Job Title: Fund Accountant Administrator
Location: London
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Reference: 143707
Contact Name: Adam Barnes-Lewis
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2020 09:40

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced and hands on fund accountant/administrator with 2 – 4 years’ experience in a fund administration or alternative investments business environment.  The individual will have a strong understanding of closed ended and open-ended fund structures (i.e.: private equity, real estate or debt). Knowledge of onshore and offshore fund structures would be a distinct advantage.

You would be responsible for a growing portfolio of alternative investment funds, acting as the contact point for clients with regards to fund accounting and administration.

Responsibilities to include but not limited to:

  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly fund NAVs
  • Reporting and transaction responsibility for fund vehicles and other investment vehicles
  • Fund cashflow forecasting
  • Quarterly fund reporting to investors
  • Assist with ad hoc management reporting
  • Assist with the review of cashflow and production of forecasts
  • Contribute towards FCA reporting and compliance with all financial regulations
  • Prepare drawdown and distribution calculation spreadsheets
  • Prepare equalisation calculations
  • Prepare and submit quarterly VAT reporting for the various companies
  • Produce monthly management accounts including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cashflows, variance analysis and commentaries
  • Prepare interim accounting report and year-end report and accounts for audit

Experience and skillset

  • Direct experience of client service in a professional services firm
  • Reasonable knowledge of UK, Luxembourg GAAP and IFRS
  • Good understanding of the legal and regulatory regimes applicable to UK and Luxembourg funds and SPVs
  • Hands-on style, independent, problem-solving approach
  • Proactive and ability to use own initiative
  • Strong analytical and detail-oriented aptitude; a high degree of accuracy is required
  • Ability to manage time effectively, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Approach issues with a "can do attitude", driving tasks forward to a successful conclusion
  • Excellent organisational skills and interpersonal skills for a high degree of client interaction
  • Desire/ability to work successfully in a small but rapidly expanding company environment with focused and motivated individuals
  • Excel skills
  • Strong numerical skills


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Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.


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