Real Estate Fund Accountant - Contract

  • Negotiable
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Schroders Investment Management
  • 06 Dec 17 2017-12-06

Responsible for providing Fund services support as well as assisting the Senior Real Estate Fund Accountant, Fund Accounting Manager and Head of Real Estate Fund Accounting to implement policies and procedures required in order to achieve the objectives and goals of UK Fund Services.

Job Statement

Responsible for providing Fund services support as well as assisting the Senior Real Estate Fund Accountant, Fund Accounting Manager and Head of Real Estate Fund Accounting to implement policies and procedures required in order to achieve the objectives and goals of UK Fund Services.

Key Duties

  • Provide day to day Fund Services support.
  • Liaise with other operational areas, internal clients and external parties on matters relating to day to day operations.
  • To assist the Senior Real Estate Fund Accountant and Fund Accounting Manager through implementing changes to working practices and procedures so as to improve individual/team performance and efficiency and reduce operational risk.
  • To build and develop good working relationships between the team and its internal/external clients and suppliers.
  • Report on and escalate issues or problems which fall outside agreed service standards.

Responsibility

  • Produce Statutory Reporting , Board Papers, NAV Calculations, Income Distribution Calculations and Income Tax and VAT Returns for the UK and Jersey Real Estate Funds where required.
  • To build and develop good working relationships between the team and its internal/external clients and suppliers.
  • The creation and provision of specific significant area(s) of Regulatory/Compliance information.
  • The refinement of existing procedures/practices and processes.

Knowledge

  • Typical educational requirement: - Part or Qualified Accountant ACCA/CIMA/ACA
  • Is fully conversant with all major aspects within a specific field of Financial Services Operations.

Intellectual Demands

The role is prescribed within a well established framework. However, the role holder is expected to play an active part in improving day to day procedures and how the work is to be tackled.

Responsible for planning own workload typically against a background of changing priorities and /or external events for the month ahead

Communication

Must possess strong interpersonal and written skills and have the ability to explain involved concepts in a clear and concise manner to others within the organisation

Have regular and routine contact with clients/other external to Schroders.