Senior Fund Accountant

Job Title: Senior Fund Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -102020-1237727_1603123375
Contact Name: Thomas Tully
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 19, 2020 17:03

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to carry out routine day-to-day accounting of fund structures under the
direction of a Financial Reporting Manager.

Client Details

Our client is a rapidly growing finance function within the Financial Services sector. Offering a great amount of exposure to a thriving growing business.


+ Bookkeep a complex range of funds, management companies and associated fund structures and
liaise with clients and intermediaries as necessary
+ Complete all aspects of accounting matters for a portfolio of fund structures, including the
preparation, reconciliation and proofing of investor reports, statutory financial statements, and adhoc
investor queries
+ Deal with the completion of routine audit queries
+ Prepare periodic bank reconciliations and provide supporting documentation evidencing
transactions are completed within a robust control environment
+ Maintain accurate records on eFront and Microsoft Excel working paper schedules for all aspects
of accounting
+ Ensure accurate and timely payment of invoices and other payments
+ Act as a mentor to junior staff under the supervision of senior staff


The candidate will be expected to be fully qualified with a relevant professional qualification (preferably ACA or ACCA)

+ Experience of accounts preparation in Excel from source documents along with experience of
reviewing financial statements prepared by others is desirable.
+ Sound technical financial services knowledge (to be supported through the Aztec Academy)
+ Experience in a fast-moving team would be beneficial
+ Computer literacy skills are essential

Job Offer

Great Package, Fantastic culture as well as plenty of opportunity for progression. This role will be ideal for a newly qualified accountant looking to advance their career.