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Financial Reporting Consultant / Contract / Hybrid working

Ref: BROADBEAN_270401667583003

on 04 November 2022
Location
City Of London
Contract Type
Contractor

ROLE

The Global Fund Services business is one of the fastest growing areas in our company, offering a comprehensive suite of fund products and services to Asset Managers worldwide.

The role is within our growing UK Fund Accounting team. This team looks after more than 10% of all UK Authorised Funds for numerous Fund Management clients. The role is to work within a centralised Financial Reporting oversight team. The successful applicant will be responsible for the oversight and sign off of all client's Report & Accounts and distributions whereby the production of these functions is located in another jurisdiction.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

� To oversee, review & sign off financial accounts and other reporting deliverables produced by another jurisdiction's UT, OEIC, ACS, CAIF and Investment Trust. This will include sign-off of XD working papers, distribution rates and proofing of accounts to the required SORP and accounting standard.

� Communicate professionally & effectively with other NT Departments, Trustees/Depositaries, Custodians, Auditors, and Clients (the Fund Management Companies to which we provide a service), ensuring that they are more than satisfied at all times.

� To deliver a quality service to our clients and take the necessary corrective and preventative actions to ensure all KPI deadlines and quality standards are met.

� Support the development of the production jurisdiction and actively provide feedback on performance to local managers.

� Continually assess the oversight team's processes to improve efficiency, reduce risk or cost, as well as assisting in the enhancement of revised departmental procedures for use as a training tool.

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

� The applicant should currently hold a senior analyst or senior accountant position, or previously held that position within another financial services environment.

� As an absolute minimum the job holder should have passed the required FCA Training & Competence exams (or have been "Grandfathered"); however, additional accounting qualifications are expected.

� Excellent interpersonal skills for liaising with other members within their team, other internal department, Trustees/Depositaries, Custodians, Auditors and the Fund Management Companies to which we provide a service.

� Able to work under pressure to achieve the timetabled deadlines for delivery to our client's deliverables, with a mature approach.

� Possess strong written skills with numerical and computer literacy - including strong spreadsheet skills with Excel plus Word, Lotus Notes and InvestOne Enterprise.

� A good knowledge of the FCA regulations pertaining to Unit Trusts, OEICs, ACS and CIFs i.e. COLL, and the most recent IA SORP.

� Knowledge of UK GAAP/IFRS accounting, along with the regulations pertaining to Investment Trusts is also preferable.

Modis International Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers in the UK. Modis Europe Ltd provide a variety of international solutions that connect clients to the best talent in the world. For all positions based in Switzerland, Modis Europe Ltd works with its licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH to ensure that candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

Both Modis International Ltd and Modis Europe Ltd are Equal Opportunities Employers.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Modis International Ltd and/ or Modis Europe Ltd. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement which explains how we will use your information is available on the Modis website.