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Fund Accountant - Apply now

Salary: Market rate
Location: London
Type: Contract (to Perm)

Overall Purpose of the Job

  • Oversight of Administrators production of fixed income and credit hedge funds monthly NAVs.
  • Provide support for Front office such as P&L Attribution analysis and Performance Measurement.
  • Coordinate Administrators, analyse and input interim and year end fund data for Group consolidation reporting.
  • Knowledge of credit products and pricing is an advantage. Act as liaison for audits of funds and review financial reports prepared under IFRS, Lux GAAP and US GAAP.
  • Company AUM in excess of £1.5 billion.
  • The role is suitable to a bright, ambitious candidate looking to make a step into hedge funds or move up from a fund administrator or smaller asset manager who is able to start immediately.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Oversight NAV production by fund administrators for Fixed Income, Credit Hedge and Leveraged Loan funds
  • Prepare shadow NAV estimate for same funds
  • Review daily performance numbers generated by fund administrator
  • Review and assist with monthly VAT filings for funds
  • Check and facilitate payments of expenses and distributions
  • Maintain a budget of expenses
  • Assist in preparation of monthly pricing document
  • Assist in monthly analytics for internal use and external distribution
  • Ability to multi-task and excellent organisational skills are critical

General Education:

  • Strong Degree from good university
  •  Qualified accountant preferred although experience in a similar role within asset management considered
  • >2 years Financial Sector Accounting background in Hedge Funds
  • Working knowledge of credit fund structures
  • Experience of Master-Feeder, Irish, Luxembourg, Offshore structures will be helpful
  • Advanced Excel (e.g. pivot tables, vlookups, sumifs)
  • Generally good IT skills and awareness of SQL an advantage
  • Good communication skills and ability to work well both alone and in a team environment