Fund Accountant (Associate Level)

The role:

We are a leading provider of specialist accounting and administration services to private equity and real estate funds based in Europe and Asia. Our clients include both well known international fund management groups and medium sized fund managers. We pride ourselves on the quality of our service. We are not a volume player - we tailor our services to each individual client and seek to add value with our deep understanding of their businesses.

Langham Hall is committed to creating a diverse environment and to being an equal opportunity employer. Langham Hall recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes without discrimination.

Training and Qualification support:

  • We offer full training and support in private equity and real estate funds, the chance to develop your skills, as well as a stable and reliable working environment
  • We offer examination support (such as paid exam leave) to part-qualified accountants completing their professional qualification
  • We are committed to supporting our staff with internal promotion opportunities and Associates to ultimately progress to Manager level

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Supporting the preparation of financial statements and other accounting reports for our clients
  • Liaison with the client’s working team members in both Mandarin and English to request accounting information and discuss accounting issues
  • Recording transactions in our financial accounting system, including bookkeeping for purchase and sales invoices, bank reconciliations, and analysis of fund transactions
  • Administration work including preparing fund correspondence and notices, and ensuring that our permanent files are adequately maintained for new and existing clients
  • Supporting the client during the year-end audit, including the preparation of audit schedules
  • Overseeing work of more junior team members

Technical knowledge / skills required:

  • Accountancy related degree preferred (ideally 2:1 degree class or above, GPA 3+)
  • Typically 2-3 years prior accounting work experience
  • Candidate will have embarked on professional accountancy course study from a recognised body (e.g. ACCA, HKICPA, CPA etc.) and have completed and passed some modules already
  • Excellent written and spoken Mandarin and English communication skills
  • A positive attitude, a sense of satisfaction from doing your best, and self-discipline are all essential
  • Experience in using accounting packages for bookkeeping and report production
  • Microsoft Excel and Word experience, including the ability to produce neatly presented work
  • Client service experience is a plus
  • Experience of investment/private equity or real estate accounting is helpful but not essential
  • Position is more likely to suit those with accounts preparation experience rather than audit experience

Application procedure:

Please email with your resume including detail of your full academic record including exams taken and grades obtained from high school through university (transcripts are not required at this stage) and work experience.  Please also provide your current and expected salary

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