Head of Funds Financial Reporting (Asset Management Audit Manager required)

  • Competitive Base and Excellent Benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Maldon Partners
  • 12 Feb 18 2018-02-12

Funds Financial Reporting (Asset Management Audit Manager required) Our client is a leading multinational asset management firm, looking for an Audit Manager to come on board and take responsibility for the firms fund financial reporting. This role will have a high degree of commercial exposure and will report regularly directly to various boards.

Funds Financial Reporting (Asset Management Audit Manager required)

Our client is a leading multinational asset management firm, looking for an Audit Manager to come on board and take responsibility for the firms fund financial reporting.   This role will have a high degree of commercial exposure and will report regularly directly to various boards.

 

Responsibilities to include:

  • Ensure smooth running of the various funds financial reporting requirements in a timely and efficient manner
  • Planning of year-end audit and interim account preparation, with prioritisation of work in order to meet the various deadlines
  • Understand, interpret and apply relevant financial reporting standards (including technical changes under IFRS) across the funds ranges
  • Manage the different internal stakeholders ensuring smooth process to completion
  • Lead the internal preparation and completion of data needed financial reports disclosures
  • Review and maintenance of regular data flows data where relevant (eg performance calculations, holdings data, OCF)
  • Understanding of fund documentation including prospectus and other third party agreements etc.
  • Responding/resolving to audit queries on timely fashion
  • Responsible for liaising with directors through to account completion
  • Responsible for coordinating sign-off process for UK Funds
  • Attend related Board meetings regarding accounts approval
  • Manage the various administrators, strengthening relationship, monitoring performance
  • Updating various data feeds on other Group in-house systems on a timely basis;
  • Continued liaison with Structuring & Investment teams on investment and fund queries.
  • Liaising extensively with the relevant internal stakeholders on the daily, weekly and monthly processes

 

Skills / Experience required:

 

  • Qualified accountant, likely from a top 10 firm
  • Working commercial knowledge of various fund structures (including UK OEICs and Unit Trusts, Irish plcs and Unit Trusts, and Lux Sarls and SCSp; across both UCITS and AIFs)
  • Ability to embrace change and help identify efficiencies on process to the benefit of wider teams