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Assistant Accountant

  • Location City of London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH127476

Investigo are working with a renowned private equity fund administrator to assist with a number of opportunities for aspiring accountants to join their London office as an Assistant Accountant. You will be a key member of the team, developing your knowledge and experience servicing the needs of a diverse portfolio of clients with a clear career progression pathway

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparing complete management accounts with supporting documentation
  • Preparing and posting journals for all accounting transactions in to the SUN accounting software
  • Preparing bank reconciliations
  • Preparing bank payments and preparing the related checks and support
  • Preparing quarterly investor reports
  • Preparing the VAT returns
  • Preparing investor, notices and calculations for capital calls, partnership capital accounts and distributions
  • Preparing responses to investor queries
  • Preparation and support of various other financial or fund administration tasks
  • Where applicable, leadership and training for newer members of staff and Trainee Accountants
  • In addition to the duties listed above, the individual may be requested to perform other ad hoc duties as requested and as experience is gained.

Technical Knowledge / Skills Required

  • Interest in reporting and other accounting challenges faced by Fund Managers
  • A desire to build and progress a career within the professional services industry
  • Professional accounting work experience - typically around 1+ years is desired
  • The ability to be able to account for simple accounting transactions
  • Be able to build lasting, professional and effective client and team relationships
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively, professionally and clearly in verbal and written communications
  • Have the drive to take ownership and responsibility for the quality and activity of their output and the team's
  • Be organised and able to work to tight and competing deadlines
  • Have excellent numeracy skills
  • Have a great attention to detail
  • Be interested in or interested in continuing their ACCA/CIMA qualification
  • Be educated to degree level (2:1 and above desirable)

If you would be interested in being considered for this position please contact James Owen @ Investigo by replying to this post with your latest CV and contact details.