Fund Accountant – Real Estate-London

Ref: (Ref: D21D298 )
Salary: £ 50,000 - 60,000
Specialist Area: Fund Accountant
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

OUR CLIENT is a fast growing, niche specialist developer and fund / asset manager focussing in the student accommodation and co-living sector. They currently operate in the Central London markets and are looking to deploy further capital and invest in their assets further. They now require a Fund Accountant to assist with the reporting requirements for 2 of their JV Funds and their entities, as well as general support for ad-hoc commercial activity including acquisitions.

THE ROLE: Reporting to the Head of Finance, you will be required to fulfil the following duties:

  • Preparing and reviewing internal and external reporting requirements for Distribution and Fund Model, NAV and management fees, Cost budgets At Fund, GP and SPV levels.
  • Preparing distribution forecasts and reviewing all SPV quarterly financial statements.
  • Managing reporting timetables and outsourced service providers and reviewing accounts.
  • Ensuring new acquisitions are added to the timetable in advance with update of relevant procedures and agreement from IC in advance, as required
  • Ensuring all debt compliance is prepared and submitted on a quarterly basis.
  • Cash reporting and monitoring including payment of suppliers.
  • Performing financial information and research for the Investment Team.
  • Modelling for ad-hoc scenarios.
  • Ensuring audit requests are pre-empted through the year.
  • Organising documents so they are easily accessible and shared.

THE PERSON: To apply, you will be a recently or newly qualified accountant (ACA preferred, ACCA or equivalent) although finalists with a strong academic background may also be considered. It is essential that you are an advanced Excel user - comfortable with manipulating and analysing financial information and performance data. Experience gained in real estate sector (especially residential, student accommodation) would be highly desirable and you are expected to demonstrate a good attention to detail, clear and organised working style, time management and appreciation for proper processes and governance. This role will suit a more pro-active personality and someone who is commercial and keen to learn and seeking a move into an entrepreneurial, dynamic and successful working environment. At the moment, the client offers remote working with the intention to move to a hybrid working style later in the year. Follow us on Twitter and on LinkedIn or like us on Facebook

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