Fund Accountant

5 days left

Goodman Masson
01 Sep 2017
29 Sep 2017
Contract Type

The purpose of the role will be to manage all aspects of the accounting in relations to a range of VCT funds and a recently launched EIS fund. The role will work closely with the Investment teams, Sales and Marketing, and will have exposure to senior management. We are looking for an experienced fund accountant or middle office accountant and can be flexible about previous product experience.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring accurate and timely management and financial reporting across the funds both internally and externally to investors (incl. statutory accounts)
  • Working closely with the investment teams, being aware of all finance and admin queries to ensure Investment Managers are able to focus on their core roles
  • Co-ordination of the quarterly portfolio valuation process with the CIO and CFO
  • Preparation and distribution of quarterly Board papers for NED's
  • Attendance at quarterly board meetings and valuation meetings
  • All company secretarial matters in relation to the funds (e.g. LSE announcements, other requirements for listed funds, FCA returns, etc.)
  • Ad hoc performance analysis and liaison with the sales team and investment teams
  • Liaising with tax and legal advisers and auditors as required
  • Managing ad-hoc projects that come with a fast-growth business
  • Assisting other parts of the firm on a pro-active and re-active basis, to meet their finance related requirements
  • Supporting the wider business in driving commercial efficiencies across the fund structures, including, but not limited to:
    • Identifying cost saving and efficiency opportunities
    • Support with transactions and acceptance of new projects
    • Ensuring compliance with project and fund contracts

Candidate requirements:

  • Strong academics
  • Qualified accountant
  • Relevant previous experience in private equity, investment management or fund accounting
  • Technically strong and commercially focused

We are keen to hear from all fund accountants with stable backgrounds and a passion for PE, so please get in touch.