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Financial Accountant

Exeter, Devon
Job Type
23 Sep 2022
Are you looking to develop your career in finance within a global business? Join us at Link Group and you ll not only develop your career with us but you ll have the opportunity to work with a multi-national company, working with clients drawn from the world s most prestigious financial institutions. We have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant to work in a multi-national company in the specialised alternative funds sector. The role is responsible for all aspects of fund administration and accounting, including the review of detailed accounting information relating to a portfolio of alternative investment. In return you will receive first class training to develop your skills increasingly in demand internationally a passport to work in the major cities of the world. With major growth expected in alternative investment funds in the next ten years to meet increased global demand this is an opportunity not to be missed. What you ll be doing: Review management accounts and accompanying schedules as applicable, in accordance with documented business policies and procedures and within the required timeframe Prepare/review half year and full year financial statements together with related information Attend client company board and management meetings as required Review net asset value calculations, cash reports, revenue projections, in accordance with business policies and procedures and within the required timeframe Take the lead with allocated clients and auditors, dealing with all queries and escalate as appropriate Thorough understanding of all fund administration activities including corporate actions, fund structures and resulting accounting entries Effective implementation of on-boarding new business and fund changes Regularly review client Service Level Agreements and update as appropriate Liaise with other parts of Link Group as needed Actively manage and mentor staff under supervision What we re looking for: ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified Knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS Extensive fund accounting experience Strong communication and interpersonal skills Demonstrably methodical and highly organised with a proven ability to meet deadlines Intermediate Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook) About Link Group / Fund Solutions: Our Funds Solutions division is a leading independent Authorised Fund Manager and provider of fund administration and transfer agency services. We leverage our specialist knowledge and technology to support traditional and alternative funds in UK, Ireland, Luxembourg and Australia, manage £100bn of assets with circa 500 people. With a focus on strong governance, regulatory expertise and risk management, our business helps to manage regulatory compliance for asset managers and investors. Our unique place in the market, combined with our partnership approach, depth of experience and well-invested systems, enables us to support investment managers through the challenges of changing market and investor needs, and, as a result, help them to enhance returns, minimise costs and mitigate their risks. What s in it for you? A very competitive basic salary plus benefits. 23 days holiday to start, (rising to 25) plus Bank Holidays, with the opportunity to buy extra leave. Company matched pension scheme, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme and plenty more. Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology. The possibility of a hybrid work pattern. You ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Link Group. You ll be joining a network of 7,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple teams and countries. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career and we ll provide the support you need to do just that. What we hope you ll do next: Choose Apply now to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you. We re an equal opportunity employer, which means we ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion and we re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees
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  • Job Reference: 719525140-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Link Group
    Link Group
  • Location: Exeter, Devon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent