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  • Job title Fund Accountant
  • Salary £ Excellent
  • Location Glasgow
  • Job status Permanent
  • Category Investments - Accountancy
  • Contact Suzanne Ramsay
  • The Company
    Expanding financial services business based in the city centre. This organisation offers a friendly, supportive environment and the opportunity to progress your fund accounting career. In addition to an excellent salary and benefits package, this company also offers a discretionary bonus.
  • The Role
    Reporting to the Fund Accounting Manager, this is an excellent opportunity to join a growing fund accounting team where you will have responsibility for preparation of financial statements and other statutory reporting related to regulated collective investment schemes as well as the calculation of estimate and final distribution rates. You will also be involved in the implementation of projects within the fund accounting team. You will provide technical expertise on fund accounting matters including investigating technical queries and performing price impact assessments.

    Main responsibilities:

    - Preparation of work papers and full financial statements for all funds in accordance with regulatory guidance including IMA SORP 2014 and FCA COLL and FUND sourcebooks to ensure provision of documents in line with regulatory deadlines
    - Review of output prepared by other fund accountants
    - Preparation of tax packs and review of tax computations
    - Preparation of withholding tax reconciliations at XD date
    - Liaising with external auditors to resolve queries including investigation of any technical queries raised
    - Completion of CT61 tax reporting for interest paying funds
    - Completion of distribution calculations for all funds, including technical review of calculation and streaming
    - Preparation of Trustee Reporting and response to any subsequent queries including investigation and provision of additional evidence as required within SLA
  • The Person
    - Degree educated
    - Preferably qualified accountant ICAS / ACCA
    - Previous fund accounting experience
    - Detailed experience in preparation and review of statutory report and accounts for OEICs and Unit Trusts including equity funds, bond funds, multi asset funds and fund of funds
    - Thorough knowledge of FCA regulations, IMA SORP and Unit Trust & OEIC accounting requirements
    - High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and Powerpoint
    - The ability to work to tight reporting deadlines
  • ID 3421

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