Client Services Accountant

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent, Temporary full-time, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary £30000 - 40000

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1351478

 Job Description

Client Services Management Accountant - £35-£40k - Belfast City Centre

My Client:

VANRATH are recruiting for a recently Qualified Accountant (or QBE) for a leading organisation based in Belfast. The role will provide a valuable addition to any Accountant’s CV and will provide hands-on commercial experience with a highly reputable organisation from the outset. This will commence as a 6 month contract based in their City Centre offices.

The Role:

Reporting to the Finance Director, you will work in a large team where your role will be responsible for the following:

– Day to day responsibility for the management of designated Private Equity or Real Estate Clients

– Review quarterly and annual financial statements and reports

– Work closely with your line Manager and Technical & Training Team to ensure financial statements meet the Funds’ reporting requirements, eg UK GAAP or IFRS

– Review drawdown calculations to ensure accuracy of figures as Funds seek access to their commitments from investors

– Review distribution calculations to ensure the flow of funds from the sale of an investment are accurately recorded so that proceeds are appropriately allocated and paid to investors

– Ensure the accurate communication of all cash movements between the Fund and its Investors through the issuance of relevant notices to investors

– Oversee the preparation and completion process of Client deliverables including agreeing time tables with Clients, and thereafter monitoring progress against these to ensure deliverables are on track

– Conduct weekly Client calls with CFO or Financial controller to ensure open and effective communication at all times

– Responsible for the training and development of junior team members. Lead staff appraisals, effectively providing feedback, support and setting objectives

– Gain a good understanding of the accounting framework for each designated client (as prescribed in the Fund’s legal documentation, the LPA) and ensure the movement of funds and transactions are treated in accordance with this framework

– Contribute ideas to improve processes to either gain efficiencies or reduce risk

The Ideal Candidate:

– Newly/Recently Qualified Accountant or Finalists with significant experience in Management Accounting
– Excellent IT/systems and communication skills
– Negotiable notice period – preferably immediately available


c. £35,000-40,000 per annum dep. upon experience

For further information on this vacancy or any other Temporary Accountancy roles in Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Damian Della Croce in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250.