Accountant

Recruiter
Trace Recruit Limited
Location
London
Salary
55000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
11 Sep 2017
Expires
19 Sep 2017
Sector
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
A brilliant opportunity to join one of the best Venture Capital / Private Equity investors in Europe. Recently voted as the best business to work for in the sector this is a rare opening that will suit an ambitious Fund Accountant, ready to take the next step.

This is an In-House Fund-based role and NOT Fund Administration.

Reporting to a Senior Fund Accounant with a dotted line to the Finance Controller. You will be responsible for all aspects of Accounting, ensuring efficient workflow and controlls for a portfolio of funds, including a Listed VCT Fund, a new EIS fund and a number of SPV's. Working very closely to partner with Investment and sales teams with exposure to the senior management team.

A brilliant opportunity for someone looking to work in one of the most active small-cap VC investors in the UK.

Responsibilities:

- Ensuring timely and accurate management and financial reporting across the portfolio both internally and externally to our Limited Partners / investors
- Responsible for producing Statutory Accounts
- Asset and fund performance reporting
- Quaterly portfolio valuation - reported to CIO & CFO
- Presentation at Board and valuation meetings
- Ad hoc Analysis and projects
- Preparation of distribution notices as and when required
- Working closely with the sales and investment teams, being aware of all finance and admin queries to ensure Investment Managers are able to focus on their core roles
- Monitoring changes to accounting standards
- Liaising with tax and legal advisers and auditors as required
- Being an Active and re-active team player, meeting finance related requirements at a high standard

Key Skills:

- Either ACA/ACCA Qualified Accountant
- 1-2 years Post Qualified Experience
- Must be Degree educated with a minimum 2.1
- Must be a great communicator and comfortable dealing with colleagues at a senior level
- Ambition and drive to provide outstanding service to your internal stakeholders
- Could suit someone straight from practice, ideally with F.S clients

The company has built a great environment and culture, slick and corporate without being stuffy. High performing, and rated externally as the best company in this field to work for. A great step for a bright and ambitious accountant who is ready the next move in their career.