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Investment Reporting and Control Accountant

Hays Senior Finance
Kent, England
Closing date
4 Dec 2023

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Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
A National Financial Services provider looking for an Investment Reporting Control Accountant to join their team

Your new role

  • Calculate unit pricing for each of their investment funds.
  • General ledger and journal ownership for areas related to investments
  • Maintain qualitative and quantitative understanding of treasury, fund performance and asset management charges.
  • Help roll out planned key process enhancements, moving from process design to BAU
  • Leverage systems to automate functions which are currently manual
  • Reconciliations – perform daily, monthly, quarterly and annual reconciliations including investment systems and general ledgers.
  • Work closely with Finance Control manager and Team leader to close month end
  • Reporting – Provide monthly reporting and ad hoc reporting/information to management.
  • Payments – Manually processing both UK and foreign payments.
  • Update and prepare valuation reports.
  • Provide support and cover for other members of the Finance department.Ensure appropriate procedures and controls are documented and up to date.
  • Working with and as part of wider finance control team, including ad hoc support where required.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience of working in a unit pricing environment for a life insurer or professional services provider including hands-on systems experience with an Investment System
  • Good understanding of the key participants in the trade and pricing lifecycle for unit linked funds
  • Good working knowledge of the post trade operating environment including; corporate actions, asset servicing, cash settlement reconciliations and fund accounting and reporting
  • Understanding of financial accounting concepts including journal posting gained through fund/ investment accounting experience
  • Strong reconciliation experience including; control account reconciliations, trade and settlement reconciliations, variance analysis and root cause analysis

What you'll get in return
This role is paying a competitive salary DOE plus other benefits.

What you need to do now
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