Assistant Portfolio Accountant

  • Competitive salary plus excellent benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • CBRE Ltd
  • 08 Mar 18 2018-03-08

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Portfolio Accountant. The role will report directly to a Senior Fund Accountant, working alongside the existing team and working on predominantly European and UK focused mandates. The role of a Portfolio Accountant will be to support the day-to-day accounting / operations and the quarterly reporting cycle of the portfolio of segregated client accounts within this indirect property business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accounting and preparing investor reporting for about 10 segregated account clients
  • Preparing investment and cash reconciliations
  • Liaison with clients’ custodians
  • Performance analysis & measurement of investments and client accounts
  • Calculate and instruct foreign currency trades for exposures relating to segregated accounts
  • Contacting underlying fund administrators to obtain up-to-date prices
  • Preparation of ad-hoc financial analysis
  • Updating records & systems to account for AUM, transactions, fees billable, reconciliations etc
  • Compliance with internal controls
  • Adhoc project work such as YARDI system developments
  • Assisting in KYC & preparation for prospective clients

Person Specification

  • Good problem solving skills, team player, excellent attention to detail, and an analytical approach are essential
  • Proactive and able to organise your own work and schedule, with ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong Excel skills would be advantageous
  • At least one year’s relevant workplace experience required, preferably some investment background
  • Early stage studier ACCA or CIMA considered