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Financial Accountant - Quant Hedge Fund

Financial Accountant - Quant Hedge Fund
Job Roles Financial Accountant
SectorFinancial Services - Other (FS)
Salary40,000 to 50,000 per annum - study support
LocationsCity of London - London - Central
Job TypePermanent
Job Description

Goodman Masson are currently recruiting for a leading Fintech firm based in Kings Cross for a Financial Accountant. This role is ideal for a part qualified/finalist ACCA/CIMA studier and a strong academic background is essential.


  • Significant responsibility in the month end close process for the regulated entities

  • Accounting of the income statement and balance sheet, ensuring high degree of control and integrity around postings.

  • Bank, intercompany and other balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Analysis of the trial balance and ledger accounts, including variance and trend analysis and commentaries.

  • Key liaison with external auditors for annual/interim audits and preparation of statutory financial statements under IFRS and US GAAP.

  • Responsible for maintaining the architecture and reporting from the SAP ledger, Purchase Order system, related databases and banking platforms

  • Preparation and communication of monthly MI required for prime brokers.

  • Accounting and reconciliation of VAT liability.

  • Taking ownership of the purchase order / expense management system.

  • Help resolving accounts payable queries (as required).

  • Management fee calculations and intercompany re-charges.

  • Detailed cost analysis and reporting, with a focus on execution and clearing, technology and infrastructure, professional fees, T&E and office spend.

  • Identify and execute automation into current processes and reporting, leading to more emphasis on reviewing and analysis rather than detailed manual processing.


  • Strong A levels, A/B grades

  • Part qualified / finalist for accounting qualifications (ACCA, CIMA)

  • Excellent IFRS working knowledge and accounting best practice

  • Financial Services experience in proprietary trading firms and brokers preferable.

  • Experience with multi-currency ledger preferable.

  • Standard MS Office package and accounting software

  • Advanced Excel skills and database query skills e.g. SQL

  • Regulatory experience essential

Please click apply if you match the required skillset!

Date Posted16/11/18 15:26
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