Junior Fund Accountant (1-2 years Financial Services exp pref)

Goodman Masson Recruitment Services Ltd
£28k - £30k pa
19 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Global Investment Management Firm

Junior Fund Accountant

Based in London and with offices in Singapore, Amsterdam, Luxembourg New York and Boston. In recent years The Firm has experienced rapid growth, and currently has $14.0 billion under management.

As a result of the continued growth of the business we are looking to recruit a Junior Fund Accountant. The role will report directly to a Financial Operations Manager, working alongside the existing team and working on predominantly European and UK focused mandates. The role of a Junior Fund Accountant will be to support the day to day accounting / operations and the quarterly reporting cycle of the portfolio of fund vehicles and segregated client accounts within this indirect property business.

There will be many varied tasks.
Accounting & monthly reporting for about 10 segregated account clients, in agreement with SLAs
Liaison with fund administrators and custodians
Performance analysis & measurement of investments, client accounts and fund vehicles
Calculate and instruct foreign currency hedging for exposures relating to segregated accounts
Contacting underlying fund administrators to obtain up-to-date prices
Preparation of ad-hoc financial analysis
Updating records & systems to account for AUM, transactions, fees billable, reconciliations etc
Compliance with internal controls
Adhoc project work
Assisting in KYC & preparation for prospective clients

Skills required/essential:
Graduate - preferably with a relevant Finance/Accounting degree
Good problem solving skills, team player, excellent attention to detail, and an analytical approach are essential
Proactive and able to organise your own work and schedule, with ability to meet deadlines
Excel abilities would be advantageous
1-2 years relevant workplace experience desirable, preferably some investment background
Part qualified ACCA or CIMA preferred, ideally early stage studier