Experienced Fund Accounting Analyst

Leverton Search
£50k - £65k
16 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Our client is one of the biggest and most respectable asset managers, recruiting for a key senior role in a fund accounting team.

Working within a growing team, the candidate will be given a broad exposure to fund accounting and oversight and is given a unique chance to expand on their fund knowledge as the business and concomitantly grows in size and nature. Successful candidates will also be given the responsibility to work with younger team members and build out the team as the products grow in complexity.

Main duties include:

*NAV calculation - daily NAV calculation, fund trading, pricing of assets, reconciliations

*Analytical review of NAV performance

*Fund accounting oversight - managing and assisting in the complex activities of fund analysis

*Oversight of associate team members - helping and coaching these members with the more complex tasks

*Support front office teams

*Monitoring and constant analysis across portfolios to support tasks as required

To apply for this role we require:

- Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of training and experience.
- Minimum of 7 years work experience in fund accounting
- Strong demonstrated analysis and problem solving skills
- Strong knowledge and experience in operations
- Strong accounting knowledge - qualified accountant not essential but is advantageous
- ETF knowledge preferred
- Advanced Excel skills desirable
- Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills
- Excellent project and time management skills