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Senior Financial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Exeter, Devon
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 27/09/2019
Reference: 14047538/001_1568738261
Contact Name: Harry Wilkinson
Contact Email: harrywilkinson@michaelpage.com
Job Published: September 17, 2019 17:37

Job Description

The successful candidate will actively manage and mentor staff under supervision, attend client company board and investment management meetings as required and review net asset value calculations, cash reports, revenue projections, in accordance with documented business policies and procedures. Also they will oversee the preparation of half year and full year accounts together with related information and liaise with external auditors

Client Details

The client is a leading global provider of financial administration solutions throughout Europe, Asia and Australasia, with offices in all the major financial centres. As one of Europe's leading asset servicing platforms, they interacts with almost 6m investors, administering and safeguarding £600bn of assets across 10 countries.

Description

Key responsibilities of the Senior Financial Accountant based in Exeter include:

  • Administering alternative investment funds for a portfolio of blue-chip international clients
  • Reviewing net asset value calculations, cash reports, revenue projections, in accordance with documented business policies and procedures
  • Overseeing the preparation of half year and full year accounts together with related information and liaise with external auditors
  • Active management and mentoring of staff under supervision
  • Attending client company board and investment management meetings as required
  • Assist with the on-boarding of new business and fund changes

Profile

The successful candidate for the Senior Financial Accountant based in Exeter must have/be:

  • ACCA qualified
  • Knowledge of UK GAAP and/or IFRS
  • Strong communication, supervisory and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrably methodical and highly organised with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook) and previous experience of accounting platforms

Additionally you should have/be:

  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated
  • Innovative and motivated by change and continuous improvement
  • Capable of managing multiple concurrent tasks in a demanding business environment
  • Able to work with internal and external stakeholders at all levels, including senior management
  • Able to use own initiative and the ability to work through issues with minimal supervision
  • Commercial and technical awareness

Job Offer

Attractive package.