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Fund Accountant

Ref: SC/1275589
GBP375 per day
UK, London
Accounting, Fund Accounting
24th July 2017
Job Type

Cobalt is recruiting on behalf of a boutique pan European real estate private equity investment manager with AUM in excess of 4 billion euros. Investing across all asset classes, the firm has an excellent track record of achieving market leading investor returns.

Due to continued growth, they require a finalist or newly qualified Fund Accountant to join the team - reporting to directly to the Director of Fund Reporting, responsibilities will include:

  • Over-sight of the external Fund administrators and management of:
    • quarterly and annual reports
    • annual audited financial statements (with administrators)
    • capital call notices and distribution notices to investors (with administrators)
    • cash and liquidity management and monitoring of the Funds' revolving credit facilities
  • Preparation of quarterly and ad-hoc reporting to Investors and support the Investor Relations team
  • Work closely with the Asset Management team on financial aspects of Investments
  • Assist in the maintenance of the Fund models and assist in the preparation of Fund level business plans and cash flow projections.
  • Coordination of the year end group audit process and the oversight of local accountants in the preparation of subsidiary annual accounts and meeting local filing requirements
  • Work closely with third party service providers (including local accountants, tax advisors and auditors) and joint venture partners & co-ordinate their work with the Fund administrators
  • Assist in the selection process for service providers and monitor all on-going corporate level costs against budget


  • Newly qualified or part-qualified with experience
  • Real Estate, Private Equity or fund experience
  • Excellent understanding of accounting fundamentals and regulations
  • Highly numerate with excellent analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • IT literate and proficient in Microsoft Excel


  • Market leading bonuses of up to 60%
  • Private health care
  • Life assurance
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