Systems Accountant

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Recruiter
Kennedy Pearce Consulting
Location
London
Salary
55000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Expires
18 Aug 2017
Sector
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a leading private equity and fund administration firm who are seeking a Systems Accountant to join them on a permanent basis.

The Systems Accountant will be responsibile for preparing the accounting and reporting templates, driven by GAAP and industry guidelines. Occasional client specific report templates to also be produced by the Systems Accountant.

Responsibilities

* Prepare and maintain accounting templates (GAAP)
* Prepare template carried interest, waterfall and other calculations
* Propose and prepare other accountings efficiencies that are built around the use of technology
* Liaise with auditors on GAAP templates and audit efficiencies
* Assist with the training, coaching and development of staff
* Carry out ad hoc accounting projects requiring technology based assistance
* Consider and develop addition controls and processes on monitoring bookkeeping

Requirements

* ACA/ACCA/CIMA or eqivalent qualified
* Previous experience in accounting practice or within financial services
* Experience in creating template accounts
* Strong IT/system skills
* Previous experience and knowledge of accounting, private equity administration or investment banking
* Excellent attention to detail combined with strong organisational and time management skills