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Senior Accountant – Real Estate Funds

REF: 297 | Bookkeeping & Accounting, Fund Administration |
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #297

Purpose of the role:

Our client is looking for an experienced Fund Accountant to join them to deliver the financial reporting requirements for a range of complex clients including companies, trusts, SPVs and limited partnerships.


  • Prepare financial statements for a wide range of client structures and differing complexity to IFRS or UK GAAP standards
  • Prepare quarterly management accounts
  • Compile a full file of working papers for all financial statements prepared
  • Liaise with Auditors in respect of the financial audit of client entities as required
  • Ensure that financial statements prepared are completed and signed off within client, statutory or regulatory deadlines
  • Attend client meetings in respect of accounting matters as required
  • Preparation of accounts for review by Senior Accounting team
  • Review of administrators transactions on Investran
  • Assist with loading of new clients onto Investran
  • Assist with the creation and maintenance of client specific accounting procedures
  • Liaise with external contacts to obtain and provide required information
  • Assist with and contribute to ad hoc projects as required including administration assistance with clients
  • Liaise with clients and external contacts to obtain and provide required information in a co-ordinated manner with Client Managers and Senior Accounting team

Skills required:

  • Recognised Accounting qualification (ACCA or ACA)
  • At least 1 years PQE
  • Experience of fund industry and general appreciation of fund structures and key documents
  • Experience in producing financial statements to UK GAAP or IFRS
  • Good knowledge and understanding of current industry legislation, regulation and working practices
  • Detailed knowledge of UK GAAP or IFRS
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of Caseware/Value Financials
  • Working knowledge of Investran
  • Working knowledge of Private Equity as an asset class

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