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Fund Services, Accounting Manager, CI

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Type:Permanent
Hours:Full Time
Reference:553391
 

Full Description

TMF Group is a leading provider of critical administrative services, helping clients invest and operate safely around the world. We provide legal, financial and employee administration through TMF Groups teams in 120 offices.

JOB PURPOSE

The Accounting Manager will be responsible for managing service delivery for a portfolio of complex alternative investment fund structures administered by TMF and reviewing the teams output to ensure the highest level of accounting service is delivered to clients.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary focus of the role will be:

  • Acting as the primary client contact for all financial reporting and fund accounting matters
  • Managing the audit process: conducting detailed planning; being a central point of contact for all audit queries; ensuring the approaches adopted are appropriate and that issues raised are resolved expediently; ensuring that all parties are kept informed of the status; and ensuring timely clearance for approving the accounts and ancillary documentation
  • Planning workload, prioritizing and managing own time accordingly, to ensure client service of the highest standard is consistently delivered
  • Maintaining pro-active communication to ensure that the Senior Accounting Manager is kept appraised of status and to allow them to accommodate periods of absence and/or peak demand
  • Demonstrating good attention to detail in all work that is undertaken to ensure the highest level of service is delivered to clients and ensuring that the team produces accounting data accurately, efficiently and within agreed timeframes
  • Review all work performed by more junior members of the team relating to their assigned portfolio
  • Working closely with counterparts on other teams to ensure seamless and coordinated client service delivery
  • In addition to the duties listed above, the Accounting Manager may be requested to perform any other ad hoc duties or projects as requested

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Hold a Bachelors Degree in a relevant discipline
  • Holds a professional accountancy qualification
  • 3-5 years experience gained in either a financial reporting team or audit firm (preferably PERE but experience of other fund types is acceptable)
  • Detailed knowledge of and experience in fund accounting (preferably PERE but experience of other fund types is acceptable)
  • Extensive experience of financial statement preparation
  • Excellent knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Experience in operating an investment accounting system (preferably Investran but other systems are acceptable)
  • Have a good understanding of the transactions undertaken by alternative investment fund structures along with broader product and industry knowledge
  • Ability to learn quickly and work within a team under the guidance of a manager/mentor
  • People management experience desirable but not essential

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive Salary +
  • Private Medical insurance for self & family which includes GP visits & eye tests
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • Death in Service (Life Assurance) 4 times x salary
  • Critical Illness
  • Discretionary performance related bonus (which is linked to Company and individuals performance)
  • Non contributory social club
  • Working from Home Scheme Contribution 2020-2024 - All permanent staff can claim up to 400 over a 4 year cycle (contribution of 100 a year) towards an office desk, chair or broadband improvement (e.g. upgraded router)
  • TMF Explorer

Completion of probation: (probation is 20 weeks)

  • Defined contribution non-contributory pension scheme Employer contribution - 10%
  • Fitness Club membership - 275 per year (receipts based)

Holidays:

  • Starting at 25.5 days rising scale based on job role and completed years service
  • Option to buy or sell 5 days holiday per year or pro rata on working pattern

 

For more information please visit http://careers.tmf-group.com/cw/en/job/553391.


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