11 June 2020

Sanne Trainee Fund Accountant Opportunity 2020

Sanne is seeking a Trainee Fund Accountant, reporting to a Senior Fund Accountant within the Private Equity Division, to have responsibility for the bookkeeping of fund accounts on a timely basis. You will typically be responsible for the accounting of a number of portfolios. Applicants should be of a strong academic calibre with an interest in finance and/or accountancy.

Working at SANNE
At SANNE we also understand the importance of striking a balance between work and personal life. We organise regular social events and encourage participation as part of our culture to promote a healthy and engaged workforce.

We recognise the importance of investing in our people and to compliment the drive and ambition in our organisation we ensure employees receive intensive internal and external training and, where applicable, full exam tuition and study support to ensure that we can help individuals reach their professional goals.

Key responsibilities
  • Working with the Fund Accountant and Senior Fund Accountant to ensure the completion of bookkeeping, NAVs, Management Reporting and Statutory Reporting of corporate entities to ensure the team complies with all of its accounting and regulatory obligations and requirements including listing requirements and client reporting;
  • Liaising with fund managers, brokers, and custodians to communicate information and resolve issues on a timely basis;
  • Ensure that client responsibilities are managed effectively and to agreed client, best practice, regulatory and statutory deadlines;
  • Assisting the external auditors to ensure the audit function is executed on a timely and efficient basis;
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual NAV’s, Management accounts and IPD’s;
  • Assist with the preparation of annual statutory financials statements;
  • Assisting with cash management and bank payments and
  • Responsibility for all bookkeeping of clients in portfolio.
Skills / experience requirements
  • Commerce degree with:
  • Financial Accounting 3;
  • Taxation 1;
  • Auditing 1 or Internal Auditing 2 or
  • Internal Control & Code of Ethics;
  • Corporate Law 1 or Commercial
  • Law 2; and
  • Management Accounting.
  • Proficient in MS Excel;
  • Structural and detail orientated;
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills;
  • Ability to prioritise work and meet strict deadlines;
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills;
  • Motivated and driven; and
  • Financial sector and Fund knowledge will be a distinct advantage.
If you are interested in this role or have any questions, please send your cover letter and CV to recruit@sannegroup.com. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, if you have not heard from us within seven days of submitting your CV; please consider your application unsuccessful. 

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