Trainee Depositary Accountant - Southampton

Ref: 241 Date Posted: Thursday 05 May 2022
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Futures Recruitment Services are working alongside a longstanding client seeking a Trainee Depositary Accountant. The main purpose of the position is to contribute to the delivery of the routine day-to-day functions of a depositary to a portfolio of clients under the direction of the Depositary Manager.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing company as you will have the ability to learn and grow.

Key Responsibilities for a Trainee Depositary Accountant:

  • Deliver the daily cashflow monitoring obligations for a portfolio of depositary clients. This includes working with a team and/or with the client to source relevant documentation, to support any cash flow activity observed in an efficient and effective manner.
  • With the support of your team, collate documentation from internal and external sources that supports our clients’ fund investment activity both as it occurs and for periodic reconfirmations.
  • Providing support in verifying the ownership of the assets of a fund.
  • Support process design, development and improvement activities.
  • Maintain accurate fund asset safekeeping records on relevant software, including SharePoint.
  • Assist with the maintenance and monitoring of routine depositary information requests and queries through correspondence with the client and/or other products and jurisdictions.

Key Skills & Knowledge for a Trainee Depositary Accountant:

  • The candidate will be expected to study towards a relevant professional qualification (preferably ACCA or ACA).
  • Experience of working effectively in a small team is desirable.
  • Sound technical financial services knowledge.
  • Computer literacy skills are essential.
  • An eye for detail and a good degree of initiative with an ability to provide commercial, risk-sensitive solutions for clients.
  • A willingness to read and interpret domestic and EU regulations and legislation is desirable.

What you will receive in return:

  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays.
  • Private Health, Income Protection & Worldwide Travel Insurance.
  • Generous Bonus Scheme.
  • Company Pension & More!

If you are interested in the role apply now or contact Courtney at