DB4681: Senior Fund Accounting Manager

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Senior Fund Accounting Manager




Full Time

ref: DB4681

Vacancy at interview stage/on hold - Enquiries from suitably experienced applicants welcome.

A major operator in the UK Financial Services industry, expanding rapidly through acquisitions and growth, has retained Trial Balance Consulting to source an experienced Senior Fund Accounting Manager to lead their busy Fund Accounting team on a full time and permanent basis.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

Role profile:
• Effective management of the team, including acting as a technical point of reference and mentoring/appraising direct reports.
• All aspects of investment administration and accounting as required.
• To ensure all accounting information produced by the team pertaining to the portfolio of funds, including net asset value calculations, cash reports, revenue projections, management accounts, industry returns, VAT returns, cash flow statements and information required for half year and annual reports is prepared and reviewed by the team in accordance with laid down business policies and procedures and within the required timeframe;
• To ensure all accounting, administration, statutory and other deadlines are met.

Key responsibilities:
• Effective management of the Profit & Loss account of the team on a day to day basis
• Effective day to day management of the team including ensuring sufficient resources are available to complete all current and planned work
• Emerging risks are identified, assessed and captured within the departmental risk register and, where appropriate, escalated to senior management
• Operational controls are carried out in accordance with the laid down business policies and procedures
• Actions for control improvements are dealt with in accordance with agreed timescales
• The team is organised effectively and efficiently, including providing cover for funds within office working hours
• Daily administration for the portfolio of Funds allocated to the team takes place in a timely and accurate manner
• Full accounting information is maintained for each client
• All new business wins are properly implemented
• All procedures, checklists and SLSs are kept up to date and produced in accordance with internal deadlines
• All KPI information is accurately prepared in accordance with internal deadlines and is of sufficient quality to be sent to the Board
• Management accounts and accompanying schedules as applicable, for each client, are prepared and reviewed by the team in accordance with the laid down business policies and procedures and within the required timeframe
• All net asset value calculations, Fund cash reports, property registers, revenue projections, industry returns, VAT returns, loan compliance certificates, and any other periodic reports as applicable for each client, are prepared and reviewed by the team in accordance with the laid down business policies and procedures and within the required timeframe
• All statutory accounts are completed and filed within the set deadlines

Person specification:
• ACA, ACCA, CIMA equivalent qualified
• At least 5 years PQE
• Experience of full P&L management
• Ability to identify, understand and document complex technical requirements and issues
• Previous line management experience and a demonstrable track record of full ownership and resolution of complex issues
• Strong leadership skills particularly in relation to workflow management, new business and relationship development
• Ability to develop individual team member skills & competencies

This is an urgent requirement and suitably experienced candidates should contact Dave Becker quoting DB4681 for further details.

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