Our client invests across a range of asset classes, and following on from a continued period of growth, they are looking to add an additional accountant to their team to take on a broad role covering both finance and front office responsibilities. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to work in a fast moving business where a proactive and ambitious attitude is required.
Monitor fund liquidity and forecast cash flows
Hedge FX exposure back to fund base currency
Record trades and deal with any issues which may arise
Reconcile cash across multiple currencies and custodians
Work with fund administrators to prepare asset valuations (including gaining an understanding of valuation for illiquid and bespoke assets) and investor statements on a monthly basis
Work with external accountants to prepare the management accounts and financial reporting for the Investment Manager
Work with auditors for both the Fund and Investment Manager
Constantly look out for operational improvements opportunities, including taking the lead in ongoing design and development of systems covering a wide variety of operational functions
Graduate from a finance related degree
Accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CA etc.)
A number of years' fund accounting experience within the alternative asset management space or recently qualified from the Big 4 or leading financial services firm
Strong Excel skills ideally to macro level
Strong systems skills
Good organisational and communication skills both written and oral
Ability to work accurately under pressure of tight deadlines
Ability to prioritise tasks and remain calm under pressure
Enthusiastic and energetic team player.
Internal Number: 5229108
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