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: Fund Solutions

Employment Type: Permanent

Role & Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the on-boarding process of Global Apex NAV operating offices.
  • Perform trade capture based on IM trade file or broker reports.
  • Record accurately and in accordance with the policies and procedures, such accounting records as securities positions, cash transactions.
  • Ensure accurate fund records through reconciliations and required reporting are processed according to agreed Service Level Agreement (“SLA”) and its deadlines.
  • Calculate market value of portfolio holdings based on defined Apex Group pricing policy and approved clients SLA pricing specifications.
  • Reconcile various accounts, review cash/positions reconciliations, review pricing prepared by others and promptly correct any variances.
  • Identify and analyse reconciliation discrepancies, communicate same to management and assisting in their resolution.
  • Ensure follow-ups on reconciliation breaks until final conclusion.
  • Systematize all completed work in an organized manner for easy access.
  • Use of accounting software (training will be given where required).
  • Ensure to meet Service Level Agreement and/or any other timelines/deadlines set out in the process or on an ad hoc basis.
  • Serve as back up to other members of the group.
  • Participate in regular rotation of trade processing and other accounting processes to prepare the fund accounting system for the next cycle.
  • Complete daily and non-daily compliance requirements.
  • Complete daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly reporting requirements.
  • Preparation of financial statements and management account.
  • Preparation of distributions, capital calls, redemptions, etc.
  • Involve on the audit process.
  • Be proactive on promoting and driving efficiency initiatives.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned.
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines.
  • An accountancy qualification would be an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communications skills
  • Strong PC skills including Word, Excel and Access (Experience on an accounting software will be an advantage)
  • Demonstrated analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • Higher School Certificate or Bachelor’s degree with exposure to finance or any other analytical course work.
  • Previous finance internship(s) helpful.
  • A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding large global business.
  • Exposure to all aspects of the business and cross-jurisdiction.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Working with a strong and dynamic team.
  • 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]

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