FUND ACCOUNTANT

Job Description:


Are you a newly Qualified Accountant who is adept at producing timely and accurate financial management information for allocated funds? If so, then we want to hear from you!


Our client, a leading life, and pensions firm is looking for a Fund Accountant to join their team on an initial 5-month contract.

This role will be set up to work remotely.


Essential Skills/Experience:



  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)

  • High level analytical skills.

  • Up-to-date accounting knowledge.

  • Excellent bookkeeping skills

  • Excellent excel skills

  • A good working knowledge of policy systems

  • Experience of Oracle GL

  • Significant experience within a Finance role


Core Responsibilities:



  • Hold responsibility for all allocated Fund Trial Balances, ensuring that reviews are completed in accordance with the departmental controls policy.

  • Take ownership for all issues; ensuring they are resolved or escalated through relevant channels in a timely manner.

    Follow the progress/ resolution of escalated issues.

  • Liaise closely with and provide reporting that measures the performance of OSPs.

  • Assist in instilling a continuous process improvement approach in the team.

  • Establish the root causes where issues arise and ensure causes are resolved.

  • Manage all reporting adjustments for the allocated fund, ensuring full understanding and monitoring of balances.

  • Ensure that all OSP accounts are fully understood and reconciling items are categorised correctly and actively managed by the OSP.

  • Support and build strong relationships with all key stakeholders.

  • Identify and provide training for the team as required.

  • Assist in the preparation of the reporting period returns for allocated funds.

  • Adhere to the Fund Accounting Controls Policy and governance procedures.



Job reference: 12956
To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.


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