[6253] - Fund Accountant - Maven Partners

The Organisation:
Our client, a provider of tailored trust, fiduciary, fund and corporate services, is looking for a Fund Accountant to join their Alternative Investment Solutions team.

The Role:
Responsibilities include:
Undertake the role of accounting contact for a portfolio of funds ensuring that clients receive an efficient and professional service.
Assist other team members with the accounting of their portfolio as and when required.
Ensuring that investments, corporate actions and expense payments are recorded/book-kept correctly.
Preparation of Fund NAVs.
Preparation of annual and interim financial statements to IFRS or similar.
Preparation of cash exposure and cash management reports.
Liaise with auditors and manage the audit process.
Preparation of financial information for Corporate structures.
Assist with the financial information for board meetings.
Make appropriate recommendations with regard to bookkeeping, accounting, procedures and controls.
Maintain accurate records on all IT Systems and Microsoft Excel working paper schedules for all aspects of bookkeeping.
Assist and support the induction, integration and training of Trainee staff.

The Person:
You will possess the following key characteristics:
Understand the principles of the various fund structures available, to include legal structure such as unit trust and limited partnerships.
Understand the principles of managing financial assets and cash management requirements.
Demonstrate good listening and questioning skills with strong oral and written communication.
Knowledge of IFRS, UK GAAP and, ideally, US GAAP.
Knowledge of fund accounting systems.
Team player.
Accuracy and attention to detail.
Educated as a minimum to A-level standard (or equivalent) and hold or be in the final stages of studying towards a recognised accountancy qualification (ACCA, ACA, ICAEW or equivalent).
Category C qualified under local legislation, holding a Table 5 qualification.
A minimum of 3 year’s accountancy experience.
Previous experience with fund accounting for alternative investments funds, ideally hedge funds.
Experience with fund accounting and pricing.

Features & Requirements

Further Information

Location: Jersey

Profession: Accountancy

Salary: Negotiable

Contact Details

Phone: 01534864771

Email: sarahgarrood@mavenpartners.net

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