IATWS19 - Investment Accountant

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Posted: 05/08/2019 11:50
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Competitive
Location: Leatherhead
Level: Client Facing
Deadline: 05/11/2019 23:59
Hours: 37.50
Benefits: Competitive
Job Type: Permanent

Role: Investment Accountant
Department: Trust & Wealth Services  
Vacancy Location: Leatherhead
Contract Length: Permanent
Contract Type: Full Time

Your Opportunity and Role

Rawlinson & Hunter (“R&H”) is recruiting for an Investment Accountant in the Trust & Wealth Services Department (TWS).

The Wealth Reporting Services team deliver regular reports to individuals and families, consolidating their entire net worth, delivering information in a clear format, regardless of the complexity of their assets. Report types include wealth consolidation, investment performance, and expenditure analysis in addition to management accounts.

By applying the same measurements, standards and independent valuations across the portfolio, the result is an impartial view, autonomous from the investment making process. Being committed to capturing information at the granular level is vital to see the whole picture.

Our clients are typically Ultra High Net Wealth (UHNW) individuals or families, each of whom are unique and receive a precisely tailored service.

As an Investment Accountant your day to day work will encompass:

  • Preparation of customised wealth and investment reports.
  • Preparation of general ledger reporting, including trial balances, financial statements, management accounts and statutory accounts.
  • Advising clients on accounting treatments.
  • Preparation of investment performance reporting.
  • Reconciliation and analysis of data prior to report production.
  • Supervising junior members of staff to ensure all postings are performed in a timely manner.
  • Analytical review and sign off of reports prior to client distribution.
  • Client liaison to HNW/UHNW families and their advisors.
  • Contribution to the system review and upgrade process.
  • Development of processes and procedures to accommodate business changes.
  • Support of new business development opportunities.


The successful candidate be able to demonstrate the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • A broad knowledge of financial instruments
  • Previous experience producing investment reports or management accounts.
  • Strong IT skills
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to deliver accurate information on a timely basis.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with an analytical mind.
  • Aptitude to delegate to junior staff appropriately and supervise their work.

Areas which will differentiate the candidate:

  • Experience of investment reporting systems, such as Advent APX.
  • Familiarity with general ledger software, such as Infor 10 Sun Systems.
  • Detailed knowledge of more technical financial instruments, such as private equity or derivatives etc.
  • Client service experience with private clients and family offices.
  • Experience within financial services, such as fund administration/accounting.

About our Firm

We are an international firm of Chartered Accountants with sixteen partners and circa 200 staff in the UK. We specialise in personal and corporate taxation and financial advice to international groups and private individuals from three offices in London and Leatherhead. Our Firm was established over 80 years ago and ranks amongst the top thirty practices in the UK; we are the largest firm of Chartered Tax Advisers in the UK.

In addition to the UK offices, we have ten overseas offices employing in excess of 400 staff which have developed from the substantial amount of international work in which the Firm is involved.

We are an equal opportunity’s employer and pride ourselves on our increasing diversity of our workforce. We believe in the best person for the job.

For more information on the firm, visit our website, www.rawlinson‑hunter.com


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