Senior Fund Accountant – Private Equity

Ref: 43768_1699989877
United Kingdom
Permanent, Full-time

Senior Fund Accountant – Private Equity

Job ID: 4791621003

Location: Southampton

Reports to Financial Reporting Manager

With continued growth across the Aztec Group, we’re always on the lookout for bright individuals to join our journey and help support current and future business needs. We are confident that we can provide you with a challenging career which offers exceptional learning and development opportunities combined with progression.

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

Key responsibilities:

  • Bookkeep a complex range of funds, management companies and associated fund structures and liaise with clients and intermediaries 
  • Complete all aspects of accounting matters for a portfolio of fund structures, including the preparation, reconciliation and proofing of investor reports, statutory financial statements, and ad hoc investor queries
  • Deal with the completion of routine audit queries
  • Prepare periodic bank reconciliations and provide supporting documentation evidencing transactions are completed within a robust control environment
  • Maintain accurate records on eFront and Microsoft Excel working paper schedules for all aspects of accounting
  • Ensure accurate and timely payment of invoices and other payments
  • Act as a mentor to junior staff under the supervision of senior staff

Skills, knowledge, expertise:

  • The candidate will be expected to be at least part-qualified with a relevant professional qualification (preferably having commenced ACCA Professional level or ACA Advanced level)
  • A pre-requisite is for the candidate to have experience of the preparation of statutory financial statements
  • Experience of reviewing statutory accounts is desirable
  • Sound technical financial services knowledge (to be supported through the Aztec Academy)
  • Computer literacy skills are essential
  • Previous coaching/mentoring of junior staff would be beneficial 

We will provide the training, both in-house for relevant technical knowledge and also for professional qualifications to enhance your ability to provide sound accountancy services. You will need to be quick to learn new systems and great with people, as we value close working relationships with colleagues, clients and business contacts.

Who are we? 

Aztec Group has come a long way since first opening its doors in Jersey back in 2001. Our size and reach may have changed, but one thing that hasn’t is our identity – we’re proud to be a truly independent, owner-managed business that puts our people and clients at the centre of everything we do. 

We understand that everyone will put value on different things and that’s why our employee package includes a variety of benefits. Here are some of the core benefits for all our people: 

  • 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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