Fund Accountant / Finance Manager

  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Fund Accounting
  • Location
    Barnet, Greater London
  • Salary
    60000 £ - 70000 £ / Year
  • External Reference

Fund Accountant/Finance Manager
(Real Estate Experience is advantageous)

A leading investment firm based in central London are looking for a Fund Accountant/Finance Manager to join its organisation. This business is a well establish organisation looking for a talented individual to join and develop. Reporting into real estate Financial controller this role will allow the candidate to develop there understanding of real estate within a global organisation.

Personal Specification
*Fully Qualified accountant e.g. ACA, ACCA or CIMA
*Experience accounting and reporting on a portfolio of real estate investments.
*Experience managing a team advantageous
*Candidate should hold a relevant accounting qualification e.g. ACA, ACCA or CIMA and have demonstrated relevant industry experience post qualification.
*Experience gained within an accounting practice, fund administration, investment management or similar background preferred.

* Responsibility for all financial aspects of a large property unit trust to include oversight of two team members and the records of 100+ investors.
*Management of other real estate investment structures including preparation of the quarterly management accounts and all financial analysis required for presentation at the quarterly Board meetings.
*Involvement in the annual budgeting and business planning process. Control the subsequent reporting including quarterly variance analysis and commentary on performance against budget.
*Maintenance of property and joint venture accounting records to include book keeping entries, regular bank and balance sheet reconciliations, and preparation of VAT returns, trial balances and management accounts.
*Preparation of annual consolidated financial statements and control of the year-end audit process, ensuring that timetables are adhered to and providing information and explanations to the auditors.
*Liaise with internal and external stakeholders including administrators and property managers. Review monthly information received from property managers, querying any inconsistencies and providing support to resolve any issues.
*Work closely with the fund managers and asset management team, providing financial analysis and support for investment decisions, commercial transactions and tenancy options.
*Account for property acquisitions and disposals including the calculation of performance fees due based on performance against benchmark.
*Cash management including monitoring of liquidity and regular capital calls and distributions to investors.
*Respond to information requests and ad-hoc queries from investors.
*Opportunity to assist on key new funds and joint ventures.

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