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Fund Accountant - Real Estate

Ref: SJ/1273975b
£45,000 - 45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
UK, London
Accounting, Fund Accounting
23rd June 2017
Job Type

Cobalt is recruiting on behalf of one of the largest Real Estate investment managers in Europe, with AUM over £10 billion. They invest across all asset classes and have opened two new funds within the last 12 months, and are one of the most consistent high performers in the market.

As the Fund Accountant you will be part of a focused and growing team, which works closely with key internal and external stakeholders, in a role that offers exposure to wide range of property funds where your responsibilities will include:

  • Primary responsibility of the management and financial accounting for all financial transactions in order to prepare fund valuations and statutory accounts as well as ensuring compliance with regulatory standards
  • Preparation of NAV statements and investor reporting packs
  • Liaising with external lawyers, auditors, Business Partners and assisting with Investor requests
  • Cash management including arranging payments, managing investor drawdowns and monitoring liquidity
  • Ensuring adequate finance procedures are in place and implementing improved procedures where necessary
  • Support to fund and asset managers with any valuation and accounting queries


  • Qualified ACA/CA/ACCA (or equivalent)
  • Investment property or fund accounting knowledge is essential
  • Excellent understanding of accounting fundamentals and regulations
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • IT literate and proficient in Microsoft Excel

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