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Qualified Accountant, Infrastructure

Our client , a leading asset management firm is recruiting a Qualified Accountant, Infrastructure to join their Fund Control team.

The purpose of this role is to undertake specific fund control activities for assigned funds and to provide business partnering to the firm's investment team.

This includes liaison with third parties, and it is also expected that the role holder will assist in responsibility for the oversight of one or more key external relationships.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Qualified Accountant ( CA or ACCA preferred ) is essential

  • 3 +years post qualified experience within financial services

  • Infrastructure experience is desirable

  • Experience Audit is essential

  • Sound knowledge of current accounting practices and standards

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills

  • Excellent Excel skills

  • Organisational skills

  • Proactive, self motivated

Core Responsibilities:

  • Review of fund and direct investment valuations - play a central role in the valuation process and liaise with fund managers and direct investments on any issues as they arise.

  • the role holder will be expected to assess current process, find opportunities for improvement, and implement with agreement from key stakeholders.

  • New fund launches - represent fund control team on allocated new products and fund closes ensuring that operational aspects of legal documentation is appropriate.

  • The role holder will be required to coordinate the accounts production process for assigned funds, including planning, liaison, and ultimate agreement with auditors.

  • Production capital statements, MPS calculation, review, and reconciliation of quarterly records.

  • Reporting team liaison - engage in efficient working with the reporting team, providing input to reporting processes and reports output as required.

  • Transaction processing - review and approval of investment and expense instructions.

  • Review and provision of information required for tax and regulatory reporting where appropriate.

  • Group reporting and other third-party reporting - prepare and input appropriate information to financial reporting systems and other third parties as required.

  • responsibility for day-to-day management of aspects of the relationship with external fund administrators, auditors and other third parties, including raising service issues.


  • A highly competitive salary

  • Wider Benefits package

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.

Job reference: 15199

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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