Monday 25 September 2023
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Trainee Fund Accountant

Finance Enquire


Hours:Full Time

Full Description

Position Overview:

Our client is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Trainee Fund Accountant to join their finance team. This entry-level role offers an excellent opportunity for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in fund accounting within the financial services industry. The Trainee Fund Accountant will receive comprehensive training and support to develop a strong foundation in fund accounting principles and practices.

The purpose of this position is to assist with the routine day-to-day accounting of fund structures under the direction of a Financial Reporting Manager.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist with all aspects of the bookkeeping of funds, management companies and associated fund structures
  • Assist 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

Qualifications and Skills

  • The candidate should have a desire to study towards a relevant professional qualification (supported by the Organizations Group)
  • Sound technical financial services knowledge (to be supported through the Organizations Academy)
  • Computer literacy and interpersonal skills are essential

Our client will provide the training, both in-house for relevant technical knowledge and also professional qualifications to enhance your professional development. You will need to be quick to learn new systems and great with people, as close working relationships between their colleagues and clients is at the heart of what they do.


  • Competitive salary 
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Flexible, hybrid working
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Pension scheme 
  • Private medical insurance, including eye care
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Life assurance (death in service and critical illness benefit)
  • Worldwide travel insurance
  • Ability to work abroad for up to 3 weeks per annum
  • Regular social events
  • Health and wellbeing programmes
  • On-site parking
  • Significant investment into your personal and professional development 

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