Trainee Fund Accountant

Job Title: Trainee Fund Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton
Salary: £20000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-08-26 00:00:00
Reference: 096111484
Contact Name: Benjamin Kent
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 24, 2019 15:10

Job Description

Our client is offering a superb opportunity for a Trainee Fund Accountant to join their team. This role provides you the platform to join a global financial firm and develop experience and train whilst working in an environment which prides itself on training and development.

As a trainee fund accountant you will assist with the routine day to day accounting of fund structures under the direction of a financial reporting manager.

Duties include:-
• Assisting with all aspects of the bookkeeping of funds, management companies and associated fund structures.
• Assisting with all aspects of accounting matters, including the preparation, reconciliation and proofing of investor reports, statutory financial statements and ad-hoc investor requests.
• Assist with the completion of routine audit queries
• Prepare periodic bank reconciliations and provide or source supporting documentation evidencing transactions.
• Maintain accurate records on efront and Microsoft excel working paper schedules for all aspects of bookkeeping
• Assist in the preparation and reconciliation of periodic direct and indirect tax returns

Desirable knowledge & skills include:-
• A desire to study towards a relevant professional qualification
• Sound technical financial services knowledge
• Computer literacy & people skills are essential

Our client will provide both internal and external training for relevant soft skills and technical knowledge and will support your professional qualification training, to enhance your professional development.

Benefits include:-

• Onsite Car Parking
• 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
• Private Health and Worldwide Travel Insurance
• Strong onus on professional development

If you're looking to get into accountancy then please apply, this is a fantastic introduction to the finance industry working with a client which prides itself on personal development.

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