Fund Accounting Manager - Property
Legal & General
One Coleman Street, GB
4d ago

Your role at a glance

We're looking for a Fund Accounting Manager with previous property and line management experience to sit within Operations to manage our property fund.

You'll be joining the team at an exciting time as we continue to build out the future operating model and standardise reporting across the fund ranges.

You'll be managing fund valuations and accounting, managing a small team of fund accountants and supervisors, whilst also supporting the future development of the operating model.

If you enjoy stakeholder management and have proven experience of improving processes please get in touch!

What you'll be doing

  • Proactively manage a team of Fund Accountants and Supervisors to provide fund accounting, fund valuation and financial control services to a portfolio of funds.
  • Perform daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly fund valuation and accounting, and complete and review VAT and property tax returns
  • Perform reviews of primary accounting records, ensuring controls and procedures are followed managing the resolution of complex issues.
  • Represent the team and department in a professional, collaborative, and commercially aware manner sharing best practice, enhancing operational effectiveness and creating awareness of issues throughout the department.
  • Ensure effective internal controls activities are operating and proactively identify any control gaps or risks, and ensure that risk management monitoring sytems up to date
  • Proactively review, identify and implement efficient process enhancements to ensure the client service provided is of the highest standard to all fund stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Work collaboratively with outsourced service providers to ensure service provision supports business requirements, and monitor and oversee the work of third party service providers of accounting information
  • Provide accounting policy advice and work collaboratively to produce technical accounting policy notes (as required).
  • Robust management and implementation of projects / initiatives
  • What we're looking for

  • Strong property investment industry knowledge / experience is essential, with UK GAAP and IFRS Financial reporting and Real Estate VAT knowledge
  • Qualified (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) or equivalent experience is essential;
  • Proven experience of managing a team, with strong leadership and people management skills;
  • Strong excel skills, with the ability to interpret financial data quickly and accurately
  • Experience of managing and delivering within a changing environment;
  • Ability to successfully influence internally and externally stakeholders at all levels to achieve objectives
  • Experience of challenging historic working practices and delivering process improvements.
  • Collaborative, focused and personalised approach to service commitment, delivery and continuous improvement.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, proactive, with a positive, enthusiastic approach
  • Disciplined, analytical, highly organised, with the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • For more information about this opportunity please contact Katy Thomas at katy.thomas


    Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you.

    Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 27 days' holiday, private medical insurance, performance related bonuses, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products.

    Your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

    About L&G

    As a company, to be one of the world's largest Asset Managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurances brands, we are diverse by our very nature.

    And we're a company that wants to use our diversity and influence to make society better in the long term - for everyone.

    To do this we need to be a company that welcomes everyone, where everyone can succeed. That means we're committed to building an inclusive culture in L&G where we can all perform at our best, no matter who we are, what we do or where we do it.

    So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

    About the business area

    LGIM manages fixed income, equity, multi-asset, liability-driven investment, property and alternative solutions on behalf of its clients.

    Located across the globe, our clients include institutional pension funds, financial institutions, local authorities and sovereign wealth funds.

    In order to meet the complex and evolving investment needs of our clients, we focus on remaining at the forefront of investment product innovation and maintaining our reputation as experts across all asset classes.

    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.

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