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  • Job title Fund Accountant Asset Management
  • Location Edinburgh
  • Job status Permanent
  • Category Investments - Accountancy
  • Contact Suzanne Ramsay
  • The Company
    Global asset manager who is based in the city centre. This business really looks after their staff and provides a good supportive and friendly environment with a positive work / life balance.

    In addition, they offer a good range of benefits including bonus.
  • The Role
    This is an excellent opportunity to join a global asset manager and work as part of a small collaborative team who are responsible for the full fund financial reporting which will involve the entire end to end financial reporting process and the oversight of the third party provider.

    Together with the BAU work in the team, this role will also have an emphasis on various projects and will further career development as a result of this.

    Some of the main responsibilities will include:

    · Preparation and review of accounts using SORP
    · Assisting with tax preparation for audit tax pack
    · Dealing with audit queries as required
    · The production of income forecasts for clients
    · Liaison with other departments, auditors and regulatory bodies
    · Meeting deadlines through the full fund financial reporting process
  • The Person
    As Fund Accountant in this team, ideally you should have the required financial reporting experience however for the right candidate, further training will be provided and so will the opportunity to support your accountancy qualification if this is something you would like to continue. You could also be a recently qualified accountant.

    • Financial reporting experience gained within asset management, asset servicing or in practice during FS audit
    • SORP and COLL experience
    • Good at relationship management with third parties however at the same time being able to challenge in a positive manner
    • Previous experience in delivering various projects
    • Strong Excel skills
    • First class organisational and time management skills with the ability to follow the financial reporting process from end to end
  • ID 3545

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