ACA – Real Estate Fund Accountant – 12-month FTC to Permanent-London

Ref: (Ref: D20D685)
Salary: £ 50,000 - 70,000 dependant on experience
Specialist Area: Fund Accountant
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP


OUR CLIENT is an established and active international Investment and Asset Manager who help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money. As a result of continued business and pipeline, they now require a newly or recently qualified ACA Real Estate Fund Accountant to join their team on a 12-month Contract. The Real Estate Fund Accounting team provides core accounting and asset servicing, investment and product support to the real estate fund range in UK & Europe. 

 

THE ROLE – will work with a Senior Fund Accountant and Manager and be responsible for:

 

  • Preparing audited accounts under FRS 102.
  • Preparing Board reports.
  • Implementing changes to processes and procedures to improve the departments performance and Fund Services.
  • Preparing NAV calculations, income distribution calculations, income tax and VAT returns for UK and Jersey institutional Funds.
  • Providing day-to-day Fund Services support.
  • Liaising with other operational areas, internal clients and external parties on matters relating to day-to-day operations.
  • Building and developing good working relationships between the team and its internal/external clients and suppliers.
  • Liaising with operational areas and external parties in undertaking the above.
  • Reporting on and escalate issues or problems which fall outside agreed service standards.

 

THE PERSON: To apply, you will be a new or recently qualified chartered Accountant and MUST have had direct previous Real Estate / Property exposure either gained in practice via client relationships or at a Real Estate Fund, Investment Manager or 3rd party service provider (or similar)  – You will be technically competent  and be able to provide advice and guidance to other team members. You will be organised and be capable of working well under pressure as well as possessing good written and oral communication skills. You will able to pick things up quickly, whilst also working independently on setting up new processes and procedures. There is a good chance of permanence at the end of the contract because of new business pipelines.  

 

 

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