Senior Accountant

A market leading private equity and fund administration company is seeking a proven Accountant (ACA/ACCA qualified) with a strong team ethic to act as a Senior within their Client Services accounting team, ensuring a high quality service of accounts preparation to clients. This role would be ideal for someone who has a few years of post-qualiafication experience working in a practice environment.

 

**Please note, to be suitable for this role you MUST have a good knowledge or experience of working in the private equity or fund administration sector**

 

This is a managerial role offering fantastic benefits and structured career progression within financial services.

 

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

* Overseeing a team of up to 7, delegating responsibility accordingly.

* Managing and developing the team of qualified Accountants and part qualified Assistant Accountants, being proactive in defining areas needing attention or support.

* Overseeing appraisals, team progress reports and succession planning process.

* Assisting and resolving any technical issues raised by the team and responding to escalations.

* Managing clients’ expectations and ensuring all client queries are appropriately responded to.

* Performing first or second reviews of client accounts

 

Essential experience/qualifications:

* Strong knowledge of private equity industry and fund administration

* ACCA or ACA qualified with at least 2 years of PQE (ideally in a practice environment)

* Good knowledge or experience of working in the private equity or fund administration sector

* Strong academic track record

* Very strong accounts preparation experience and financial modelling knowledge.

* Managing and training both qualified and PQ (Client Services) accountants.

 

Salary:
£65,000
Type:
Permanent
Location:
London - Central
Sector:
Accountancy
Ref:
16578
Contact Name:
Will Cusack

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