Fund Accountant

Private Equity | South Africa

Fund Accountant

Fund Accountant

Job Title

Private Equity

Private Equity

Business Division

South Africa

South Africa


Role summary

The Fund Accountant will join a growing team providing a full suite of corporate accounting and reporting services to our clients. The role will be weighted towards corporate accounting and financial reporting activities, but will also include basic tax and regulatory compliance including UK VAT reporting and Automatic Exchange of Information reporting, such that the candidate will be involved in all aspects of accounting and reporting for our portfolio of corporate clients.


Key responsibilities

  • Responsibility for a portfolio of clients and structures to provide day-to-day accounting services, ensuring compliance with internal policies and procedures;
  • Supervising trainees and contributing to their development through coaching activities;
  • Ensuring that all day-to-day matters required to be completed are performed in a timely and satisfactory manner including monitoring tasks and delegating these across the team;
  • Working with the administration team to provide a seamless service to clients and to ensure the efficient implementation of new structures;
  • Ensuring that all bookkeeping tasks and reconciliations are completed in a timely manner;
  • Responsibility for the preparation and filing of UK VAT and CIS returns (training will be provided);
  • Responsibility for the preparation and filing of US FATCA and CRS returns (training will be provided);
  • Responsibility for the preparation of Management Accounts and Financial Statements in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards and UK Accounting Standards (FRS 101 / FRS 102);
  • Active involvement for audit planning and implementing appropriate completion milestones;
  • Within the accounting and reporting team, contribute to the continuous improvement of the accounting and reporting process designed to provide the highest level of service to our clients;
  • Accurate daily time recording and
  • Perform other duties to support the Manager and team as may be necessary from time-to-time.


Skills / experience requirements

  • Professional accountancy qualification – ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent;
  • Good working knowledge of IFRS and a knowledge of UK GAAP including FRS 102 and FRS 101 is preferable and
  • Motivated and driven.


Next steps

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  • About us

    SANNE is a leading global provider of alternative fund and corporate administration services.

  • Our services

    SANNE provides clients across the globe with a wide range of complementary business services, focused on two core areas: alternative asset services and corporate and private client services.

  • Our approach

    We understand that each client relationship has a unique set of requirements and expectations; that is why our client service teams are handpicked and tailored to fit the specific and evolving needs of each client.

  • Thought leadership

    At SANNE, we collaborate and share our knowledge and best practice with those we value. These are the things that make the difference.

  • Our people

    We work with talented people. It’s their deep expertise, knowledge and collaborative nature that differentiates us. We see things differently.

  • Global locations

    Our global network is spread across three global regions: The Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific & Mauritius.