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Financial Accountant

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A leading real estate investment firm is looking to hire a Financial Accountant into their London team. The company is looking for a qualified or part qualified accountant with industry experience or moving out of Audit for the first time (FS clients). The role is 5 days a week in Central London and is a socialable, non-corporate working environment, providing a number of attractive benefits. * NO SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE *

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing quarterly management accounts, financial statements and other documents produced by fund administrators and assisting with the financial statements preparation process

  • Taking ownership of the accounts payable process including logging invoices and initiating payments

  • Preparing sales invoices for management fees

  • Preparation and submission of basic VAT returns

  • Review of corporation tax returns and other regulatory filings

  • Using accounting software (Xero) to record day-to-day transactions for the fund manager/investment advisor

  • Preparation of year end management accounts of the fund manager/investment advisor and assistance with the year end audit.

  • Assisting with the year-end Fund audit process as the point of contact between the audit team and fund administrators, and assisting with collating information requests and providing calculations/support

  • Assisting in the financial management of the portfolio companies on an ad hoc basis

  • Assisting with investor drawdowns and distributions

  • Liaising with external depository team to ensure regulatory compliance of the funds

  • Setting up bank accounts

  • Setting up companies and relevant VAT and corporation tax registration

  • Collating KYC requests for service providers

Requirements:

  • Understanding of UK GAAP and IFRS
  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified (or close to completion)
  • Ability to present information and respond to questions from managers, investors and service providers
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft excel and word

* NO SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE *

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Banking & Financial Services

Focus: Fund Management

Industry: Financial Services

Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 per annum

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Associate

Location: London

Job Reference: UZE186-4172AF02

Date posted: 02 July 2024

Consultant: Kaitlin Ryan

Phone number:

kaitlin.ryan@robertwalters.com

Kaitlin Ryan

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