Reports to Associate Director / Director
The purpose of this role is to account for a complex and varied portfolio of fund structures in conjunction with the Associate Director / Director.
Key responsibilities :
Manage the accounting of the more complex requirements of clients’ affairs within a team
Review all aspects of accounting matters for a team incorporating investor reports, statutory financial statements and ad hoc investor queries
Act as a higher authority on day-to-day accounting queries and as 4-eyes signatory on accounting matters, ensuring that company policy and professional guidelines are adhered to and that a professional quality service is provided to clients and external contacts
Manage the audit process for all clients within the team, building strong relationships with audit firms
Attend client board meetings and present quarterly financial information
Review the preparation and reconciliation of periodic direct and indirect tax returns, and liaise with foreign tax advisors
Ensure the accounting requirements and reporting deadlines for a whole team are met, overseeing planning, scheduling, and monitoring of workloads
Skills, knowledge, expertise :
Considerable practical fund accounting experience supported by a relevant professional qualification (ACCA or ACA)
Sound technical financial services knowledge (to be supported through the Aztec Academy)
Computer literacy, Microsoft Word and Excel skills are essential
Excellent interpersonal skills are required to develop close working relationships with colleagues, clients and business contacts
Strong people management experience
We will provide the training, both in-house for relevant technical knowledge and also professional qualifications to enhance your professional development.
You will need to be quick to learn new systems and great with people, as close working relationships between our colleagues and clients is at the heart of what we do.