Link Fund Solutions are looking to recruit a trainee fund accountant (Accounts Officer) to join their growing fund administration business based in Exeter, Devon. The successful candidate will be a graduate, with relevant university degree or currently studying ACA/ACCA/CIMA with 1-2 years relevant experience.
Key Accountabilities and Main Responsibilities
Prepare all net asset value calculations, cash reports, loan compliance certificates and any other periodic reports for each client.
Prepare management accounts and accompanying schedules as applicable.
Assist with daily administration for a portfolio of clients and ensure all work completed in a timely and accurate manner.
Processing of invoices, trades and bank transactions onto fund accounting system, custodian trading system and bank payments system in accordance with business policies and procedures.
Assist with client auditor queries and liaise with auditor as required.
Assist with preparation of half year and annual statutory accounts together with related information.
Assist in ensuring funds operate within the fund rules and regulations.
Assist in effective implementation of on-boarding new business and fund changes.
Maintain operational data for KPI reporting.
Maintain and enhance technical accounting knowledge
Experience & Personal Attributes
Graduate or currently studying ACA/ACCA/CIMA with 1-2 years relevant experience.
Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate effectively (written & oral) at all levels
Demonstrably methodical and highly organised with a proven ability to meet deadlines
Intermediate Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook)
Previous experience of Yardi Voyager and/or Simcorp Dimeson (desirable)
Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and dedicated
Innovation, change and continuous improvement
Attention to detail
Capable of managing multiple concurrent tasks in a demanding business environment
Able to work with internal and external stakeholders at all levels, including senior management
Able to use own initiative and the ability to work through issues with minimal supervision