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Fund / Financial Accountant - New Family Office

£50000 - £60000 per annum

Our client, a newly set up family office, are seeking a well-rounded, qualified accountant to join their office based just by Bank and help set up their finance function by inhousing their accounting from an outsourced provider.

Candidates will need experience of financial reporting, daily / monthly NAV & basic valuation work. Due to the smaller nature of the office, candidates will be expected to work outside of their job description.

The company in question has over 350 million AUM, and is involved in a diverse set of markets including Europe, Asia & the Americas meaning the work there will be fast paced and challenging.

  • Maintaining accounting records
  • Preparing financial statements, including monthly and annual accounts
  • Arranging financial management reports, including financial planning and forecasting
  • Preparing of the quarterly fund accounts
  • Full daily and month-end NAV process
  • Monitoring of daily valuation changes to ensure movements are in line with market drivers
  • Preparing budgeting, reporting, forecasting and cost analysis
  • Undertaking financial audits (an independent check of the company's financial position)
  • Liaising with internal and external auditors (where applicable) and deal with any financial irregularities as they arise
  • Performing tests to check financial information and systems
  • Advising on tax planning, for the company and the employees.
  • Support to sort tax issues out associated with activities such as business acquisitions and mergers
  • Negotiating terms with suppliers.
  • Complying with all organisational, statutory and regulatory policies and procedures
  • Payroll, liaising with HMRC etc.

Skills & expertise

  • Bachelor degree in finance or accountancy
  • A minimum of 3 – 4 years of experience
  • Previous experience working in a Family Office is desirable
  • Excellent knowledge in Excel and other Microsoft programs
  • Strong communication skills
  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified
  • You must be numerate, articulate and have attentive to detail.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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  • Please carefully review the position requirements before submitting a potential candidate for consideration.

Product Manager-Open Banking-PSD2-Digital-Agile-Ldn-£85k

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