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Senior Analyst / Associate

About the Group

MJ Hudson is an asset management consultancy, listed on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange, trading under the MJH.L symbol.

Specialising in alternative assets, we work with both well-known and emerging teams, helping launch new firms, new funds and new services. Once they are launched, we provide flexible support to help them operate more efficiently and deliver better returns to their stakeholders. MJ Hudson has invested heavily in data, technology, and analytics, allowing us to provide real time insights to our clients, helping them optimise everything they do.

From our London headquarters and our offices across Europe and North America, our team of 180 professionals works for many of the world’s most significant investors and managers.

We started as a law firm, but now our services include law, regulation, fund administration, ESG (responsible investing), investor relations, investment consulting, research, and analytics.

Working at MJ Hudson, you will get more exposure, more quickly to one of the world’s most signif-icant and fast-growing industries.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has come up for a fund accountant to join our team to assist our clients in areas of fund accounting, administration, and regulatory reporting.

An experienced and hands on fund accountant/administrator, with 2 – 4 years’ experience in a fund administration or alternative investments business environment. The individual will have a strong understanding of closed ended and open-ended fund structures (i.e. private equity, real estate or debt) with knowledge of onshore and offshore fund structures a distinct advantage.

You would be responsible for a growing portfolio of alternative investment funds, acting as the contact point for clients with regards to fund accounting and administration.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly fund NAVs
  • Reporting and transaction responsibility for fund vehicles and other investment vehicles
  • Assist in onboarding of new clients
  • Set up new bank accounts.
  • Quarterly fund reporting to investors
  • Assist with ad hoc management reporting
  • Assist with the preparation and review of cashflow and production of forecasts
  • Contribute towards FCA reporting and compliance with all financial regulations
  • Prepare drawdown and distribution
  • Prepare equalisation calculations
  • Prepare and submit quarterly VAT reporting for the various companies
  • Produce monthly management accounts including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash-flows, variance analysis and commentaries
  • Prepare interim accounting report and year-end report and accounts for audit

Experience and skill set

  • Direct experience with client service for a professional services firm
  • Reasonable knowledge of UK, Luxembourg GAAP and IFRS
  • Understand fund structures
  • Good understanding of the legal and regulatory regimes applicable to UK and Luxembourg funds and SPVs
  • Hands-on style, independent, problem-solving approach
  • Proactive, ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Strong analytical and detail-oriented aptitude; a high degree of accuracy is required
  • Ability to manage time effectively, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Approach issues with a “can do attitude”, driving tasks forward to a successful conclusion
  • Excellent organisational skills and interpersonal skills for a high degree of client interaction
  • Desire/ability to work successfully in a small but rapidly expanding company environment with focused and motivated individuals
  • Intermediate level in Excel
  • Strong numerical skills

Education/Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Finance or Accounting discipline
  • ACA, ACCA, ACMA or equivalent

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