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Assistant Investment Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Investment Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leatherhead, Surrey
Industry:
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: 10510/001_1527158768
Contact Name: Jane Paton
Contact Email: janepaton@srmrecruitment.com
Job Published: May 24, 2018 11:46

Job Description

THE TEAM

Our Wealth Reporting team delivers regular investment analysis to individuals and families, consolidating their entire net worth, delivering information in a clear format, regardless of the complexity of their assets. Report types include wealth consolidation, investment performance, and expenditure analysis and management accounts.

By applying the same measurements, standards and independent valuations across the portfolio, the result is an impartial view, autonomous from the investment making process. Being committed to capturing information at the granular level is vital to see the whole picture.

Our clients are typically Ultra High Net Wealth (UHNW) individuals or families, each of whom are unique and receive a precisely tailored service.

THE POSITION

Day to day work will encompass:

  • Bookkeeping client accounts, managing the data capture process for investment manager and bank statements, through a variety of methods from manual posting to automated data interfaces.
  • Responsibility for data integrity, performing the first reconciliation of bank records vs our systems. Working closely with our investment accountants, to sign off on client records on a daily or monthly basis.
  • Assisting in the preparation of wealth reports, performance reports, expenditure analysis and management accounts, depending upon the client.
  • General administration on behalf of clients, including cash flow analysis and raising payments. Day to day filing and archiving.
  • Development of processes and procedures to accommodate changing client requirements.

THE CANDIDATE

The candidate will:

  • Have previous bookkeeping or back-office experience
  • Have previous experience working with investments
  • Be able to demonstrate written and verbal communication skills
  • Be well organised and able to manage different priorities
  • Have the desire to always produce work of the highest quality on a timely basis
  • Have strong IT skills
  • Have the initiative to work independently or as part of a team
  • Be interested in an accounting or investment career.

Areas that will differentiate the candidate:

  • Experience with general ledger or investment software
  • Experience within financial services, such as fund administration/accounting.
  • Detailed knowledge of more technical financial instruments, such as private equity or derivatives etc.
  • Client service experience, especially with private clients.

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