Senior Accountant Officer

Job Description


  • To ensure the completeness and integrity of client ledgers through the timely and accurate review of all accounting transactions
  • Where necessary input accounting transactions onto the relevant accounting system
  • Timely completion or review of annual financial statements for an allocated portfolio  in accordance with applicable accounting standards (IFRS, US GAAP, FRS 102) and internal policies and procedures
  • Management of the audit process for client entities
  • Generate or review capital accounts for Limited Partners in accordance with applicable limited partnership agreement
  • Production or review of quarterly investor reporting in format agreed with client
  • Production or review of management accounts at frequency agreed with client (monthly, quarterly)
  • Production or review of net asset value (“NAV”) at frequency agreed with the client (monthly, quarterly)
  • Provide ongoing and active management of accounting matters to include escalation where required
  • Provide full support to clients where necessary on accounting matters
  • Provide full support to Client Administrators where necessary on accounting matters
  • Assist with the preparation of performance and management fees
  • Action specific outputs in connection with Closing Clients
  • Proactively contribute to the team objectives of achieving both individual and team targets on a daily basis with high performance against key performance indicators which are set towards contributing to achieving our overall business objectives.


  • Assist and work collaboratively with the other Accountants, back office team and Management Team on day-to-day accounting tasks and matters in respect of their client portfolios 
  • Provide timely responses to Fund Accounting queries and highlight any risk issues that arise
  • Display commitment to deliver excellent client service, operational effectiveness and efficiencies in all assigned tasks
  • Develop a working knowledge of the Company’s policies and procedures in order that you can ensure that they are being followed and complied with and, in case of non-compliance, take responsibility to inform the relevant Manager or the Risk and Compliance Team in a timely manner
  • Proactively contribute to the team objectives of meeting key performance indicators and achieving objectives
  • Identify and develop technical knowledge and communication requirements to a level appropriate to the role
  • Invite feedback and continuously look to improve performance
  • Take ownership for maintaining Continual Professional Development as required for the role and/or for existing professional qualifications or regulatory requirements
  • Assist with project work as the business requires
  • Organisation of time (including working outside of usual business hours in exceptional circumstances) to ensure that client expectations are met

Key competencies for position and level 

  • Communicates Effectively – Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
  • Customer Focus – Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
  • Action Orientated – Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm

Key behaviours we expect to see

In addition to demonstrating our Group Values (Authentic, Bold, and Collaborative), the role holder will be expected to demonstrate the following:

  • Reliable
  • Enthusiastic Team player
  • Methodical and flexible
  • Professional
  • Approachable
  • Accurate with a methodical and consistent approach
  • Resilient with the ability to remain focused and work under pressure


Required Experience

  • Holds a relevant accounting qualification
  • Preferably a good understanding of the Finance Industry
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft packages including Excel, Outlook and Word

Additional information

At IQ EQ Group we want you to reach your full potential. We offer an inclusive and diverse environment to support your career aspirations. With a strong emphasis on continuous learning and a holistic approach to your professional and personal development. We also offer opportunities across our service lines and our international network of offices.

Company description

IQ-EQ is part of a leading Investor Services group which combines global expertise with an unwavering focus on client service delivery. We support fund managers, global companies, family offices and private clients operating worldwide.

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