Senior Fund Accounting Manager

  • Exeter, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Link Asset Services is a fast growing, dynamic business with market leading positions across our areas of expertise – funds, market services, corporates and private client, and banking and credit management services.  With offices across the UK and Europe we are part of Link Group who are headquartered in Australia.  A truly global organisation, Link Group provides us with a strong platform to realise our growth ambitions and continue to build on our success.

You can play a key part in this – at Link Asset Services we recognise the importance of supporting and developing our people, so we listen to colleagues, train our teams and invest in great working environments.  Add to that a culture that champions respect and integrity, a diverse and inclusive colleague base and a commitment to positively influence the communities we work with and you’ll get a flavour of life at Link.  At the bottom of this role advert, you’ll find more information on why you’ll enjoy working with us…

Job Description

Link Fund Solutions is looking to recruit a Qualified Accountant to join their successful and rapidly growing fund administration business based in Exeter, Devon.

This is a senior position with genuine and significant opportunities for advancement for individuals that can demonstrate experience in financial statement production, provision of management accounts information and the ability to oversee a wide range of banking and ad hoc reporting tasks.

The successful candidate will be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified with a minimum 3 years PQE and possess strong technical accounting, staff management and communication skills.

This is a dynamic role, within a fast growing and highly lucrative international business, responsible for managing a small but dedicated team providing all aspects of fund administration and accounting to a portfolio of investment fund clients.

Responsibilities:
•    Proactively manage and lead a team in all aspects of fund administration and accounting for a portfolio of investment fund clients.
•    Day to day liaison with top tier investment manager clients and their professional advisors, including lawyers and auditors
•    Ensure accuracy and timeliness of all client and regulatory reporting, including undertaking quality assurance reviews.
•    Proactively review, identify and implement efficient process enhancements to ensure the client service provided is of the highest standard, and take a leading role in developing new client services
•    Manage effective implementation of on-boarding new business and participate in new prospect presentations.
•    Attend client company board and management meetings as required and act as the senior point of contact for clients.

Qualifications

•    ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
•    Proven experience of managing a team, leadership and people management
•    Good knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•    Demonstrably methodical and highly organised with a proven ability to meet deadlines
•    Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Competencies
•    Self-motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated
•    Innovation, change and continuous improvement
•    Capable of managing multiple concurrent tasks in a demanding business environment
•    Able to work with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
•    Diligent, a committed team player with a pro-active style
•    Ambitious with a thirst to broaden and develop expertise in the international investment sectors
 

Additional Information

Link Group’s purpose statement ‘Together we achieve’ reflects how much we value working together: with each other; with our clients; and with third parties, to help everyone achieve success – both personal and professional

We have an ongoing commitment to career progression, training and education as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package that under pins this.  

At Link, you’ll find we support achievement and celebrate success.  So, if you want to be a part of this, click the ‘I’m Interested’ or Apply button…

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