Financial Accountant 9 Month FTC - Private Equity Financial Accountant 9 Month FTC - Private Equity …

Carnegie Consulting
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 14 May 21
GBP70000 - GBP80000 per annum
Carnegie Consulting
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 14 May 21
GBP70000 - GBP80000 per annum
Financial Accountant (9 Month FTC) - Private Equity

Financial Accountant (9 Month FTC) - Private Equity

Company Profile

Our client is an international Private Equity firm investing in Private Equity, Real Assets and Debt as well as Infrastructure, headquartered out of London with offices in 5 other countries.

Purpose of Position

The position will play a key role in the completion of Statutory Accounts within demanding deadlines for Corporate Accounts prepared within the team. The financial statements are prepared under the UK, US and HK reporting standards. The role requires coordination with various audit teams and administrators in different locations and will also cover regulatory reporting where appropriate.

The company's reporting is subject to S404 of Sarbanes Oxley, is reviewed under ISAE 3402 and is reviewed by the FCA so evaluation of and adherence to controls is essential. This role will report to the Senior Accountant.

Key Responsibilities

Monthly and quarterly reporting:

  • Assist with the monthly consolidation of the firms corporate entities
  • Review of fixed assets and investments schedules
  • Review of monthly GP management accounts
  • Review monthly capital adequacy calculations
  • Preparation of quarterly members' distribution schedules

Financial reporting:

  • Monitor changes in the accounting standards utilized within the firms group, i.e. FRS 102, US GAAP and HKFRS
  • Prepare accounting policy documents for new or amended standards
  • Assist with the review of internal control process and control documentation
  • Assist with preparation of technical training material for junior team members

Statutory and regulatory reporting:

  • Preparation and/or review of annual statutory accounts and reports for corporate entities, including working papers
  • Coordination with the auditors and third-party administrators as part of the annual audit process including the Group audit
  • Preparation and/ or review of regulatory reporting returns to the FCA and SFC

Bookkeeping:

  • Processing daily/weekly journals in ACCPAC for bank, revenue, expense and balance sheet transactions.
  • Reviewing and approving investment payment authorization

Other:

  • Assist with Ad hoc projects as assigned
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws, regulations and company policy (including reporting compliance risks and maintaining appropriate standards of conduct

Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • A qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA accountant
  • Experience of accounting for partnerships and Corporates
  • The candidate will have strong financial accounting and corporate accounting skills and be experienced in the completion of partnership and statutory accountings
  • Strong technical knowledge of FRS 102 and US GAAP as applied to financial institutions is necessary as well as regulatory experience. Exposure to HK FRS will be an added advantage
  • Excellent IT skills, Microsoft Office including advanced Excel.
  • Works well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work on their own initiative
  • Excellent team player
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Control awareness
  • A relevant degree is essential
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