Accountancy & Finance

Systems Accountant Asset Management

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My client, a top Asset Management house are looking for a systems accountant.

Job Code: 04222016
Pay Rate: Excellent

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:  

This is a key role within the Group finance team, encompassing both ownership of the Group’s management reporting and finance systems development 
Reporting responsibilities:


  • Responsible for the preparation of the Group’s monthly management accounts.  Identify efficiencies, improvements and automation opportunities to further streamline the management reporting process and outputs.
  • Responsible for the preparation and analysis of the quarterly cost centre reporting.  Ownership of the budget process for the Group.
  • Ownership of the UK investment management fee rebates.  Ownership of the UK performance fee and rebate calculations. 

Systems responsibilities 


  • Drive continued improvement and development of the CODA general ledger and finance processes, deploying new functionality and automation of processes and reporting where appropriate.   
  • Coordinate and take responsibility for supporting the Finance IT infrastructure and provide support to the Group’s accountants in the production and analysis of system driven information.
  • Work with the Head of Finance to manage the implementation of CODA to subsidiaries worldwide.
  • Work alongside the Group’s IT department to manage the application of new modules/amendments to the general ledger system and software upgrades/system improvements where appropriate. 

Key Competencies Required for Role:

  • Qualified accountant with 3+ years of investment management industry experience (ACA, ACMA).
  • Passionate about finding efficiencies in systems and processes with genuine desire to drive transformation and deliver automation to the Group finance team.
  • A highly technical mind-set, with superior IT skills.  Ability to analyse, challenge and prepare written commentary on financial data for Board level.
  • Attention to detail and ability to see the bigger picture and deliver projects to completion.  Ability to manage your own time and meet key group reporting deadlines.
  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate key financial metrics.
  • Manage relationships across all cost centres in the Group.
  • Self-starter with a proven ability to manage expectations.
  • Takes pride in and ownership of their work. 

Reporting / Management Information Requirements:

  • Day to day reporting to the UK Financial Controller on all areas of responsibility.
  • Reporting to the Group Head of Finance on an ad hoc basis.
  • Collaboration with other Group teams on an ad hoc basis. 

If you think that this role is of interest to you, and if you have the right skills pleae send forward your CV.

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