Senior Fund Accountant

Posted 27 October 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Finance, Accounting & Audit
Contact NameNick Ellerton

Job description

The opportunity:

Our client, a private equity, real estate, and corporate services firm, is looking for a Senior Fund Accountant based in Southampton, UK.

About you:

  • ACCA / ACA Qualified, support will be provided to part-qualified applicants.
  • Prior experience in preparing statutory financial statements.
  • Proficient in technical financial services and strong computer skills.
  • Adaptability to learn new systems quickly and excellent interpersonal skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain complex financial records for various funds and related entities, while communicating with clients and intermediates.
  • Handle all accounting responsibilities for a group of fund structures, including creating investor reports, financial statements, and addressing investor inquiries.
  • Address standard audit inquiries and provide necessary information for audits.
  • Perform regular bank reconciliations, ensuring strong control processes are in place, and maintain supporting documents for all transactions in eFront and Microsoft Excel.
  • Supervise junior staff and support senior staff, fostering a mentoring role, while also ensuring prompt and accurate payment of invoices and other financial obligations.