Junior Fund Accountant
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 10/03/2020

Job Description

Ref ID:  06030-0011159730


This is a Global Private Equity who have just recently opened up a new fund, and with this growth they are in need of a strong part qualified Junior Fund Accountant. This role arises purely down to growth and you will be joining a team of nine fully qualified Accountants, of which you will report to a very sharp Fund Controller, and be an integral part of the team.


The primary objective of this role is the production and validation of financial information to a high degree of accuracy on a timely basis. The role involves a broad range of activities with competing time pressures, so the successful candidate will have the ability and desire to take full ownership of a number of activities that are integral to the Fund Accounting function. The pace is fast and the team is a dynamic and diverse combination of individuals.

  • Validating official fund NAV's - daily and monthly.
  • Tracking receipts of invoices, obtaining relevant approval and ensuring swift payment.
  • Ownership of the accrual process, communicating changes to the fund administrator and liaising with departments internally to ensure all accruals are up to date.
  • Reviewing subscription and redemption contract notes. Interacting with the Investor Relations team, both internal and fund administrator's, to ensure accurate capital flows are communicated for trading.
  • Producing weekly NAV estimates for the funds.
  • Preparing budgets, forecasts and other management reports for the funds.
  • Producing quarterly data for regulatory reporting, tax reporting and analysis, board reports.


To be considered for the position of Junior Fund Accountant within the Global Private Equity firm based in central London you must ideally meet the following criteria:

  • A recent university graduate with a minimum of a 2:1 degree in a business or numeracy related degree numerical subject, ideally from a top 25
  • Experience in Financial Services
  • High grade A-Levels (BBB as a minimum)
  • A minimum of 6 months -1 years accounting experience
  • A good knowledge of Excel (pivots/v-lookups ideally)

Salary & Benefits

The successful Junior Fund Accountant will be offered a salary of approximately £35,000-£39,000 plus a comprehensive package including study support and a discretionary bonus. The Global Private Equity firm is based in central London.

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