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Hedge Fund Accountant - Glasgow

Up to £40,000 (DOE) + Benefits - Accountancy
Ref: 3682 Date Posted: Wednesday 16 May 2018
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Ambitious newly qualified or finalist Accountant required the expanding Hedge Fund accounting team of this global Glasgow-based corporate.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a large corporate commercial environment and to build on technical accounting and reporting skills to gain exposure and knowledge of complex investments for hedge fund clients across the globe. Working within a dynamic team, you will be responsible for your own clients, providing accounting solutions to Hedge Funds for independent valuation, investor transparency and regulatory compliance by overseeing the process from end-to-end.

Responsibilities include:

  • Daily Net Asset Value calculations (NAV’s)
  • Performing regular accounting functions, e.g. P&L analysis, daily cash projections, calculations of FX transfers, checking client’s contributions & redemptions
  • Performing securities pricing analysis to daily, weekly and monthly deadlines
  • Performing position and value reconciliations
  • Reviewing and reconciling general ledger exceptions
  • Performing month-end control processes
  • Ensuring income and expenses allocation at month-end
  • Preparation of year-end Financial Statements, sharing the data with auditors
  • Enhancing efficiency through managing processes and implementing changes, as necessary

You will be a qualified or finalist accountant (CA/ACCA/CIMA) with strong financial and technical accounting skills gained within a top 10 accounting firm, financial services or large corporate industry environment. Previous experience of fund accounting is desireable, but not essential as full and comprehensive training will be provided. You must, however, have a strong willingness to learn new technical concepts and skills and be able to meet strict, regular deadlines. Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential.

Salary up to £40,000 (DOE) + Benefits. Our client offers excellent training and genuine opportunities for personal and career development. For more information please contact Lynsey Kerr on (0)141 530 4333 or