Fund Accountant

Overview

Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Department: Operations

Employment Type: Permanent

Number of Open Position: 1 Position

Role & Key Responsibilities:

As a Fund Accountant, you will be responsible to assist our team producing valuations for our group of clients and helping with the accounting function of our operations. You will be required to interact internally with the various teams at the Mauritius office and other Apex Offices.

Accountabilities and main responsibilities

  • Completing the NAV calculation in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Processing of security and cash transactions for portfolio;
  • Monitor cash activity of the fund and prepare broker reconciliations on a periodic basis;
  • Liaise with prime brokers and investment managers to resolve cash breaks;
  • Monitor portfolio positions on a periodic basis;
  • Process corporate actions to reconcile cash accounts and positions;
  • Responding to clients’ enquiries in a timely and efficient manner;
  • Assisting in the preparation of payments;
  • Ensuring that agreed timelines are adhered to; and
  • Any other day-to-day administrative duties as may be required by the team/Company.
  • Knowledge and understanding of securities and other financial instruments;
  • An ability to work to and meet strict deadlines;
  • Be a good team player and also able to work on own initiative;
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communications skills; and
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Experience on Paxus an advantage).
  • Willingness to work as part of a team

Qualifications

  • An industry relevant and recognized degree (ACCA/ICAEW partly qualified).
  • A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding large global business
  • Exposure to all aspects of the business, cross-jurisdiction and to working with senior management directly

To be successful in these roles, it is envisaged that you are a motivated and self-driven individual eager to contribute and grow with the organization. Critical to your ability to perform these roles will be your customer focus, attention to detail and team focus.

We offer a modern and progressive work environment.  You can expect to be challenged and offered a path towards future career growth. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit our CSR policy page.

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work for a high performing organisation, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application (with your CV, cover letter and salary’s expectations) to our dedicated email address: [email protected] mentioning Ref: Corporate Administrator in the subject line .

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