Financial Controller (Leading Hedge Fund - 6 month Contract)

  • £400 pd
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Mondrian Alpha Recruitment Solutions
  • 13 Aug 17

A highly successful credit hedge fund is looking for a qualified accountant to join their business on a 6 month contract.

A highly successful credit hedge fund is looking for a qualified accountant to join their business on a 6 month contract.

This fund has established itself in the last decade as one of the premier players in the hedge fund industry. They are providing an exciting opportunity for a qualified accountant to join a business that has consistently won awards for its various funds. They have grown in assets more than one hundred-fold since its founding over a decade ago.

We are looking for a talented finance professional to take the lead on an exciting project to overhaul their accounting infrastructure.

As a Finance Consultant you will:

  • Be instrumental in the restructuring of the business
  • Work in a fast paced trading environment
  • Conduct ledger remediation
  • Overhaul the infrastructure of financial reporting
  • Streamline the accounting infrastructure
  • Plan and execute ledger system migration
  • Populate Captools for all deferred and pledged assets
  • Implement cost centres in ledger
  • Deal with ad-hoc issues

This is a great opportunity to work in a dynamic and commercial environment working with one of the most exciting credit hedge funds.

Person Specification:

  • Strong academic background
  • Qualified accountant with industry experience (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Experience building reliable accounting processes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience in financial services desirable but not essential
  • Bookkeeping and FS experience and knowledge of Sage 50 or other accounting software
  • Good knowledge of the ledger and financial statements

To be considered for this role please apply with an up to date CV.