One of the highest performing Fund Managers in the UK are seeking a Qualified Accountant to join them for a Maternity Cover period, for 9-12 months.

Its a broad role, reporting in to the Group Finance Controller and we really need someone with some good experience within either Fund/Asset/Wealth Management or Private Equity.

Key Duties:

Financial Accounting

Delivery of all financial accounting requirements
Ensuring appropriate accounting for consistent treatment of Group remuneration schemes
Management of all Sales Commission calculations (cash and equity) and payments
Responsibility for the financial accounting of one overseas entity
Provide assistance with auditor questions during the year end and half year process

Management Accounting

Support in the delivery of all management reporting requirements
Delivery of components of the monthly management report that relate to remuneration schemes and sales commissions
Production of the monthly reports for the JOHCM US business
Providing accurate inputs into budgets and forecasts for remuneration schemes and sales commissions
Ensuring reporting deadlines are met
Operational Efficiency
Supporting the financial Controller in driving development and implementation of best practice Finance policies and procedures
Identifying opportunities to achieve greater efficiencies including automation, paperless processes etc.
Promoting and maintaining strong financial control and control consciousness
Provide assistance/lead on Ad Hoc JOHCM and Group related Projects

Finance and Treasury Operations

Managing Accounts Payable function
Managing day to day banking relationships
Maintenance of bank accounts and associated authorities
Monitoring of seed investments
Ownership of capital management process in relation to cash flow and foreign exchange
Essential Requirements:

5+ years experience in the financial services industry, funds management
Exposure to employee share plan management and accounting preferred
Working knowledge of UK GAAP/IFRS financial reporting
Ability to successfully adapt to and implement change
Strong analytical skills

Great opportunity to join one of the most respected Wealth Managers in Europe, with an amazing, welcoming culture. The ideal fit for someone looking for a long-term contract to enhance their experience. It could well open some doors.

To Apply for this role
Talk to Gareth Cowan
T: 020 7042 8422