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Vacancy type

Contract

Sector

Accounting & Finance

Specialisim

Fund / Investment Accounting

Location

Edinburgh

Language skills

English

Job reference No.

15727

Salary

Competitive

Data Published

19/06/2024

Closing date

17/07/2024

Job Description:

Are you a fund accountant, ideally with experience within Private Equity. Or perhaps you've recently completed your accountancy qualification and you're looking to make your first step into an industry role? If this sounds like you, we may have a great opportunity for you.

Our client, a global investment management firm are looking for a Fund Accountant to join their business on an initial 12 month Fixed Term Contract. Reporting to the Fund Control Manager, this role will be responsible for the operational and accounting oversight across a number of Private Equity focused collective or segregated closed end funds and related vehicles.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Recognised, relevant accountancy qualification desired
  • Sound knowledge of current accounting practices and standards
  • Competency in Microsoft Excel
  • Private Equity or relevant asset class experience
  • Stakeholder engagement skills
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

Core Responsibilities:

  • Mandate ownership: take ownership of an allocation of Private Equity mandates (predominantly UK based), which includes performing management account reviews, investor reporting oversight and ongoing timetables.
  • Valuations: in conjunction with the wider team, play a central role in the quarterly valuation process of the investments held by the mandates.
  • Treasury: monitor cash balances for allocated mandates to ensure that optimal level of cash is held. Initiating and oversee investor transactions when appropriate to action.
  • Statutory and non-statutory financial statements: coordinate and review annual financial statements for limited partnerships and limited companies in accordance with prevailing regulations and standards.
  • Mandate launches and liquidations: support the establishment of new mandates and co-ordinate the liquidation of existing mandate structures.
  • Continuous improvement: identify opportunities for improvement and implement with buy-in from key stakeholders.
  • Project initiatives: support internal and external stakeholders to address a range of requests and ongoing projects.
  • Ensure the operation of an effective control framework.

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.

Job reference: 15727

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.

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T: 0131 264 0239 M: 07535 897 714
Ian Greep Business Manager, Interim, Temporary & Contract

As Business Manager within Core-Asset Solutions, a division of Core-Asset Consulting, Ian specialises in the recruitment of interim, temporary and contract staff across the financial services and investment sectors in Scotland.

His areas of expertise include Accountancy and Finance roles. Whilst Ian has become a trusted partner for our clients seeking qualified and experienced professionals, Ian also assists graduates in gaining access into the financial sector.

We put people before profit, service before sales and ethics above all.

Betsy Williamson Managing Director

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