Fund Accountant

Fund Accountant

Vistra is looking for a Fund Accountant. You will become part of the operations team in the Alternative Investment Services division in the Vistra London office. As such, you will be responsible for preparing accounts, financial reports, other accounting and administration related activities driven by the PERE Fund client needs. You will also be responsible for overseeing and reviewing the work produced by the junior administration team members.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take ownership for the day to day administration, capital transactions, bookkeeping, and reporting for a portfolio of real estate, private equity and alternative fund clients
  • Prepare full set of annual or interim financial statements, consolidated financial statements, periodic reports  and all aspects of accounting including dealing with ad hoc investor queries
  • Preparation of regulatory reporting of licensed clients in accordance with UK law and regulations
  • Ability to confidently discuss accounting related matters with clients
  • Liaise with auditors and third party service providers ensuring a smooth and efficient process
  • Work in close cooperation with the Directors and Relationship Managers within the Vistra Group
  • Accurately record all time spent dealing with client matters to ensure the clients are correctly invoiced
  • Ensure the processes and procedures at Vistra are adhered to at all times
  • Deputise if required during Line Manager absences
  • Handle other ad hoc duties as assigned
  • Any other duties that broadly fall outside the scope of those outlined above but which are reasonably compatible with this job description and its objectives.

Qualifications and other requirements

  • Previous practical private equity/real estate accounting experience in a financial institution or professional services firm
  • A good team player with strong communications skill
  • Client services driven
  • Effectively communicates throughout the business.
  • Demonstrate good planning, coordination and organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver consistently to tight deadlines
  • Sound understanding of applicable laws, regulations, and rules in UK and Europe
  • Familiarity with FRS102 and IFRS desirable
  • Act with discretion, integrity and professionalism at all times.

As the ideal candidate you will be a fully or nearly qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, ICAEW, ICAA or CIMA). You will have prior knowledge of fund accounting and substantial accounting experience.


Vistra (UK) Ltd, 3rd Floor 11-12 St James’s Square London SW1Y 4LB
+44 20 3872 7310
+44 20 3872 7311

How to apply

If you meet the requirements, please send your detailed CV (English) to;

HR Manager