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Fund Controller

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £75000 - £95000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 24 days ago

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Contact: Kai Fogarty
  • Expiry Date: 03 February 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -012022-466662

Fund Controller- London- 75 to 95k

A world-leading global investment management firm is looking for a Qualified Fund Accountant (ACA or equivalent) to join their finance team as a Fund Controller. They are looking for a driven candidate looking for the next challenge and step in their career. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment with an ability to deliver high quality work in collaboration with colleagues in different offices and service providers in different time zones.

Job Description:

  • Assist in developing standard reporting and analytics for quarter end reporting package
  • Review all monthly accounting activities including month-end closing, A/R, A/P, account reconciliations, allocations schedules and intercompany transactions.
  • Coordinate with third party tax and auditor professionals in completing yearly tax returns and audits, both under US GAAP and under local reporting standards
  • Streamline and prepare COLO reporting as well as monthly capital requirements reporting
  • On a quarterly basis, calculate revenue allocations and reductions in accordance with the most recent Fund's agreements, quarterly true ups and facilitate settlements of the outstanding balances between the Funds and A/R department.
  • Review and approval of global T&E reimbursements and corporate cards, ensuring compliance with internal reimbursement policies and resolving discrepancies with employees
  • Participate in various ad-hoc requests from senior management and other departments

Required Skills:

  • 8+ years of accounting experience; public or a mixture of Big 4 & private accounting experience
  • Exceptional analytical & communication skills
  • Knowledge of foreign currency transactions
  • Knowledge of IFRS and/or US GAAP
  • Ability to multitask & strong attention to detail
  • Highly organized, self-motivated & team-oriented

Desired Skills:

  • Workday Financials knowledge/experience - a huge +
  • UK charitable foundation accounting knowledge/experience - a huge +
  • Concur Expense, Concur Payable and Salesforce