Assistant Fund Accountant Assistant Fund Accountant …

B&FS Finance
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 May 20
30-40k + bonus
B&FS Finance
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 May 20
30-40k + bonus
A leading Private Equity business (London) are hiring into their finance team, this is due to launching a new fund. 'Assistant Fund Accountant' Ideally you are from an administrator, or perhaps you currently have some PE / Fund experience. Salary - (DOE) £35-40k + bonus / benefits *Full study support paid and provided*

Fund Accounting and control

Monitoring and review of the fund accounting process and working in partnership with multiple fund administrators and the fund controller to produce accurate and timely information, focussing on:

Support with

  • Review of monthly fund accounts, VAT schedules and annual accounts;
  • Assist in preparation of quarterly investor reports and capital account statements;
  • Assist in fund transactions including:
    • capital call and distribution calculations and notices;
    • quarterly management fee calculations;
  • Assist in working with tax advisers and fund administrators to ensure accurate and timely tax information is produced for investors
  • Assist in working with fund administrators and advisers to ensure timely and accurate submission.
  • Aid the external auditors for the annual fund audits and delivery of the statutory accounts;
  • Liaise and work with fund depositary agents, co-ordinating information requests as required and on a timely basis;
  • Manage fund accounts payable and receivable, working with the accounts assistant and fund administrators to ensure this is completed in a timely manner and within set controls and limits;


  • Strong intellect; analytically-minded
  • Good interpersonal skills – versatile style; good listener; patient; persuasive
  • Strong organisational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Strong (people and time) management skills
  • Excellent communicator, both orally and in written materials
  • Highly numerate; able to manipulate data and produce sound analysis
  • Drilled in ‘zero defects’ standards for client-ready materials
  • Able to plan ahead, prioritise tasks and competing demands, with the ability to identify and focus on value add
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, priorities and personalities
  • Able to demonstrate rigour and accountability in their work
  • Desire to excel and grow in a high-performing firm




  • A part qualified accountant
  • Private equity / Real estate experience

- either at a PE house / Real Estate house or fund administrators

  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook