Fund Accountant – Financial Reporting – Fund Accounting

Job Description


Position: Fund Accountant Financial Reporting UK Fund Accounting
Department / Team Overview The team is responsible for providing reporting and associated Fund Accounting services to clients in respect of collective investment vehicles. The primary services provided are:

- Statutory Financial Reporting
Taxation The team consists of Approximatly 7-10 staff and manages several large client relationships circa 500-600 OEIC, Unit Trusts and equivalent Funds.

The team is based in the BNY Mellon office in Manchester. Reports to (to whom the person directly reports) Assistant Manager Financial reporting UK Fund Accounting Overall responsibility (overview of the role) The jobholder is responsible for the preparation and delivery of statutory and regulatory financial reporting requirements for clients collective investment vehicles including the calculation of distribution rates and taxation amounts.

Key areas of responsibility (Bullet points of specific responsibilities)
Produce accounts, short form reports and subsidiary information for collective investment vehicles ensuring timely and accurate delivery to agreed timetables and SLA standards and ensuring compliance with appropriate accounting standards, relevant SORPs and other regulations
Core work includes proofing of final reports and preparation of financial statements proformas, audit file reconciliations & supporting documentation, distribution rate calculations and taxation schedules
Liaison with appropriate external and internal parties re work deliverables and processes
Be aware of the risks of team operations and deliverables and ensure required controls maintained and procedures complied with
Ad-hoc preliminary review (where appropriate) of accounts files, distribution information, proof reports and other associated calculations and information
Provide training and guidance (where appropriate) to less experienced Fund Accountants
Other project work and ad-hoc tasks as required


Skills and experience (necessary and desired skills and experience required) Job Specific Competencies
Adaptable, flexible and proactive
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Good decision maker, responsible and accountable
Deadline driven with effective time management and ability to work under pressure
Client orientated and results focused
Attention to detail
Manages risk
Ability to establish and develop effective relationships

Technical Skills, Knowledge, Systems Knowledge (and associated skill level)
Experienced accountant with sound double entry and financial accounting knowledge including UK GAAP or equivalent standards exposure
Good knowledge of the securities industry with experience in an FCA regulated business
Experience of IMA SORP requirements and financial reporting for OEIC / Unit Trust or equivalent vehicles preferable
Experience of Taxation requirements for OEIC / Unit Trust or equivalent vehicles preferable
Excellent computer skills, in particular Excel.


Qualifications (or equivalent qualifiers)
Graduate calibre
Accounting qualification Qualified (ACA / CIMA / ACCA) or part qualified (ACA / ACCA) [preferable]
FCA T&C threshold competence [preferable] Working conditions and other information (working hours, full time, permanent etc.) The role is a full time, permanent position

Core hours Monday to Friday between 9 and 5 although flexibility would be required regarding overtime and weekends depending on client requirements

The role is eligible for overtime Direct reports (if any) N/A Benefits Inserted automatically

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Our ambition is to build the best global team one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.



United Kingdom-Greater Manchester-Manchester


Internal Jobcode: 70499

Accounting Services-HR16344

Requisition Number: 2112134

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