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Fund Oversight Accountant

Salary £45k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sectors Finance & Accountancy
UK & Regional
Job Reference T81/HEB/30282
Contact Harry Brookmyre
Date posted 13-11-2018

Our client, a well respected Asset Manager with over £20billion AMU, is currently looking for a Fund Oversight and Reporting Accountant. The successful candidate will be will be reporting to the Fund Accounting Manager and be joining a finance function that likes to challenge the status quo.

Key Responsibilities:
• Oversee daily pricing and NAV dissemination process for 27 UK funds ICVCs (3 UCITS and 1 NURS) and 30 European funds (4 Unit Trusts)
• Monthly review and approval of the firms fund factsheets for each fund
• Management of a new factsheet change process
• Process all monthly and ad hoc fees to be paid from the funds
• Run internal reviews for all statutory statements produced as well as oversight of external audit firms
• Risk based approach to the work and a strong emphasis on maintaining and improving governance within the team
• Review and sign distribution rates
• Manage relationship with external supplier including bi-weekly operational calls
• Make sure clients receive operation service and support in line with set guidelines and standards

Key Risk and Compliance Responsibilities:
• Keep up to date with FCA rules in relation with operating collective investment schemes
• Keep up to date with current and developing accounting standards within the UK and Ireland
• Ensure OEIC and Offshore Funds comply with relevant regulations and prospectus requirements

Skills and Experience:
• Qualified (ACCA, ACA, CIMA) Fund Accountant (2-3 years experience)
• Experience in Pricing and Valuation of Funds and distribution rates
• Experience in Fund Accounting for UK OIECs, unit trusts and Irish unit trusts (desirable)
• Knowledge of UK SORP and Irish GAAP
• Preparation of fund metric such as OCFs, yields and distribution forecasts

Regulatory Knowledge:
• OEIC, AIFMD, UCTIS Notice Issues by Central Bank of Ireland

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