Manager, Fund Accounting

Overview

Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Department: Fund Accounting

Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent

The Position:

The Manager will support their Line Manager in the delivery of the operational service to clients. Ensure a high standard of delivery to clients, train, appraise and the motivate team. The Manager will also support and participate in ad hoc projects with the aim of improving the operational activities of the business and assist in enhancing client experience by providing a “value add” service.

Role and Key Responsibilities

Clients

  • Manage production of client quarterly and annual reporting and related accounting activities demonstrating a solid knowledge of complex PE accounting, waterfalls, equalisation etc.
  • Perform reviews of client quarterly and annual reporting and related accounting activities;
    • Ensure reporting deliverables are produced in line with the appropriate accounting standards, fund documentation, local regulations, policies and procedures and are produced and reviewed to a high standard and delivered in a timely manner;
  • Build excellent working relationships with clients;
  • Ensure all work undertaken complies with the client’s documentation, relevant regulatory requirements and anti-money laundering regulations;
  • Review and recommend changes to client deliverable processes;
  • Oversee clients’ audit

Internal

  • Team management - be proactive in the training and development of team, motivate and empower team members by building their capabilities, conduct regular 1 to 1 meetings and appraisals with the team;
    • Delegate and control workloads in the team;
  • Build effective relationships across the entire Apex business;
  • Review, recommend and implement agreed changes to accounting processes and procedures;
  • Ensure the team are kept up to date with changes to accounting standards and regulatory changes impacting the PE sector;
  • Manage the set up process of the accounting functions for new funds;
  • Oversight of team time/revenue recording, manage the accounting WIP write off process in conjunction with other managers
  • Collaborate with other managers in the office to ensure the timely completion of deliverables;
  • Deputise for the Senior Manager in his/her absence;
  • Contribute and participate in New Business sales pitches on accounting matters;
  • Have at least 8 years fund accounting experience, preferably within E.;
  • Management/Supervisory experience;
  • Think creatively and deliver pragmatic solutions, a self-starter;
  • Strong IT/System skills;
  • A high level of visibility within a large organisation on an upwards trajectory
  • The ability to define marketing processes to drive innovation and have a tangible impact on the business
  • Be part of a dynamic and fast-paced team that makes a genuine impact on revenue and sales pipeline.
  • Exposure to all aspects of the business, cross-jurisdiction and to working with senior management directly.
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse, agile and global marketing team.
  • The opportunity to innovate, bring discipline to brand activity and really make a difference.

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit our CSR policy page.

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work for a high performing organisation, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application (with your CV, cover letter and salary’s expectations) to our dedicated email address: [email protected]

 

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What we look for

We look to recruit bright, articulate and numerate employees who are not afraid of a challenge and are prepared to work hard and love what they do. Every employee plays a part in making our business what it is today and the more we grow, the more important that becomes.

 

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