10 May 2021

Trainee Fund Accountant

Ref 31745

The Trainee Fund Accountant will be an important player in the Company reporting to the respective Senior Fund Accountant/Fund Accounting Manager. 

The role holder will primarily be involved in assisting the Senior Fund Accountants in the delivery of the Company’s accounting and reporting requirements for client’s closed-ended funds investing in private equity. 

The role holder will be responsible for a large closed-ended private equity client, producing annual audited accounts, interim unaudited accounts and quarterly unaudited net asset valuations for a portfolio of co-investment vehicles and other client related entities. They will work closely with the administrators to ensure that the bookkeeping and accounting arising from the investment transactions are performed in a timely and accurate manner.

The desirable candidate will have the following skills and attributes: 

  • Ability and drive to develop and learn new tasks
  • The ability to interact with and develop good working relationships with colleagues at all levels in the Company
  • Professionalism and the ability to gain the confidence and respect of clients
  • Ambition to work towards ACCA qualification
  • Knowledge and familiarity with fund structures would be an advantage
  • Possess good communication skills, be proficient at MS Word and MS Excel, attention to detail, including areas such as working papers and adherence to timetables


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