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Trainee Fund Accountant

  • Location: London, City of London
  • Salary: Study Support
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: 16893040RF
  • Recruiter: Rebekah Froom

A leader in the Alternative Investment fund administration space, they are highly regarded by high profile clients and have built their reputation with an emphasis on quality of service. With only 150 members of staff spanning across London, Jersey and Luxembourg, they currently administer over £60bn of assets under management.

It is a business that grows organically through increased repeat business and referrals, and will pick and choose clients they know they can deliver the service their reputation holds.

They are recruiting for Trainee Fund Accountant to join their London office. The Trainee Fund Accountant will support the Fund Accountant / Senior Fund Accountant to deliver all aspects of day-to-day accounting for one or more assigned structures. They will also provide study support towards an accounting qualification (either ACCA or CIMA).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertaking bookkeeping services to a range of entities (companies, funds and trusts) up to TB Level including cash books, bank reconciliations and journals;
  • Assist with the preparation of management reporting and maintenance of accounting files for one or more client entities;
  • Assist with the preparation of financial statements for one or more client entities; and
  • Support payment processing when required and builds a working knowledge of how payments are processed
  • Liaise professionally with clients (internal and external) and third parties (by email, telephone and face to face)
  • Complete ad hoc duties as required from time to time.
  • Follow appropriate policies and procedures.
  • Assist with the investigation and delivery of responses to auditors and client queries in an accurate and expedient manner.

Requirements:

  • Must have at least a 2.1 University degree
  • Must have at least one year of accounting experience
  • Good inter/ intrapersonal skills, Confident in dealing with the clients and auditors independently
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