Mutual Fund Accountant

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The Role & Key Responsibilities
Skills Required
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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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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 Accounting

Employment Type:  Full Time

Role & Key Responsibilities:

A Mutual Fund Accountant is primarily responsible for all aspects of day-to-day accounting for one or more assigned mutual funds and/or institutional funds.

  • Prepare timely and accurate Net Assets Values, yields, distributions, and other fund accounting output for subsequent review.
  • Record accurately, and in accordance with the Department policies and procedures, such accounting records as securities positions, corporate actions related, and journal entries
  • Ensure reporting deliverables are produced and reviewed to a high standard and delivered in a timely manner;
  • Communicate with internal and external entities on fund accounting matters and assist in issue resolution
  • Ensure reporting deliverables are produced in line with the appropriate accounting standards, fund documentation, local regulations, policies and procedures;
  • Reconcile various accounts, or reviewing reconciliations prepared by others, and promptly researching and correcting any variances.
  • Identify exceptions and problems affecting accounting records and prices, communicating same to management, and assisting in their resolution.
  • Research, as assigned, certain securities in Fund portfolios for the purpose of ensuring proper accounting treatment (such as the nature of distributions, original issue discounts, and international valuations) and compliance with SEC, tax, and prospectus restrictions and limitations.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferable in Finance or Accounting
  • Previous finance internship(s)helpful
  • Developed Analytical and Organizational Skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, and to meet daily deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and time manage
  • Ability to work in a Team environment
  • Familiarity with MS Office products (Excel, Access, Word)

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 see our CSR policy

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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