Fund Accountant / Senior Fund Account

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

Role & Key Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Independently price the Investment positions on a monthly, weekly or daily basis.
  • Prepare net asset valuation for the funds on a monthly, weekly or daily basis as required by the investment managers.
  • Process subscription and redemption activities in a timely manner.
  • Co-ordinate documentations for capital activities to ensure AML compliance.
  • Prepare financial statements and liaise with auditors to ensure timely completion of audits.
  • Senior Fund Accountant is required to train and supervise junior staff, and review tasks performed by them, and assist in any ad hoc tasks being assigned by managers.

 

  • Senior Fund Accountant: at least 3 years fund accounting experience or public accounting experience with funds, having exposure to a wide range of global investment activities.  Applicant with less experience or fresh graduate will be considered for Fund Accountant position.
  • A University degree in Business majoring in Accountancy.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – English.
  • Advanced computer skills.
  • A professional designation such a C.A., C.P.A., or C.M.A. etc., would be an asset.

 

  • A high level of visibility within a large organisation on an upwards trajectory
  • The ability to define marketing processes to drive innovation and have a tangible impact on the business
  • Be part of a dynamic and fast-paced team that makes a genuine impact on revenue and sales pipeline.
  • Exposure to all aspects of the business, cross-jurisdiction and to working with senior management directly.
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse, agile and global marketing team.
  • The opportunity to innovate, bring discipline to brand activity and really make a difference.

The Fund Accountant/Senior Fund Accountant is responsible for the day to day administration of the fund allocated and will strive to be a one point contact to the investment manager of the funds and the investors of the funds.

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]

Personal data provided by job applicants will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be treated in strictly confidential.

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We look to recruit bright, articulate and numerate employees who are not afraid of a challenge and are prepared to work hard and love what they do. Every employee plays a part in making our business what it is today and the more we grow, the more important that becomes.

 

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