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Fund Accountant

Job Title: Fund Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West End, London
Industry: Accounting & Finance, Financial Services
Salary: bonus and benefits
Reference: JN -052018-172852
Contact Name: Andrew Dallas
Contact Email: adallas@argyllscott.com
Job Published: May 01, 2018 11:10

Job description

A boutique alternative asset manager focused on Distressed Debt, Special situations with a focus on emerging markets are looking to appoint a Fund Accountant. The position will be based in the West End of London and will report to the Chief Financial Officer.

As part of a small finance team the role includes a wide range of responsibilities and deliverables across fund and management accounting and corporate services. You will be a qualified accountant ACA, CPA, ACCA, CIMA or Equivalent with relevant post qualification experience.

Duties include:

Fund accounting of assigned funds and SPV's
Responsibility for fund accounting of feeder funds and assigned SPV's
Management accounting of assigned entities
Daily cash/portfolio reconciliations and weekly payments to external service providers
Assist in preparation of financial statements and participate in the annual audit.
Weekly payments to external service providers.

Supporting the firm's corporate services this role will also include:

Counterparty on-boarding and ongoing due diligence
Assisting with bank account openings for the fund and management company
Dealing with documentation and KYC requests from new and existing counterparties
Maintaining the group's entity management software and document repository system.

You will be:

A qualified ACCA, CA, CIMA, CPA or Equivalent
Extensive experience of Fund accounting from Asset Management, Investment Management or Fund Administrator background.
Strong excel skills are essential
Strong intellect, logical thinker with an analytical mindset are essential.

If you are looking for a challenging and varied role, have a hands-on-approach and would like to work in a friendly and collaborative team then please apply.

This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic, growing organisation with a competitive Salary and benefits package.