Fund Accountant
Rutherford Cross
August 6, 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Glasgow
Financial Services
Financial and Statutory Accounting


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be working in partnership with a Glasgow based, PE business to appoint a Fund Accountant.

The company has a successful track record of structuring investments for tax efficiency and income, including managing a large VCT qualifying portfolio, and also provide direct access for professional clients to co-invest in a range of attractive private equity and property opportunities.

Duties include:

  • Preparing and reviewing statutory accounts and financial and management reporting for listed Venture Capital Trusts and limited partnerships
  • Managing the financial ledgers and accounting processes in relation to the funds and ensuring that appropriate systems and internal controls are implemented and maintained
  • Performing regular bank and asset reconciliations
  • Calculation of income and expense accruals
  • Administration of loan drawdowns, investments and distributions
  • Preparation of board papers, budgets, forecasts and revenue estimates on a quarterly basis
  • Various ad hoc initiatives as directed by the Head of Fund Accounting/Finance Director
  • Providing cross-cover for the other fund accountants when business needs dictate

Skills and Experience;

  • Accounting qualification essential
  • Previous financial control, financial accounting and management reporting experience essential
  • Previous experience as a fund accountant is desirable but not necessary
  • The candidate should be confident, a self-starter, with the ability to operate in a dynamic environment
  • They must be able to demonstrate outstanding attention to detail, good judgement showing logical decision making, and a hands on approach
  • Computer literate with strong excel skills and solid understanding of accounting software principles, previous experience of SAGE accounting package desirable
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent time management and adherence to deadlines

Benefits package:

  • Salary £competitive, dependant on experience
  • Discretionary bonus typically 10%
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Income Protection

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