Senior Fund Accountant/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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Employment Type: Full-Time Permanent

Role & Key Responsibilities:

We are currently hiring at the above levels within the organization. We are looking for highly motivated individuals with a particular focus on attention to detail and service standards.

The principal responsibility for the job is to oversee and assist in the client service of our hedge fund administration clients. The job will include oversight of the operational work for our clients including coordination with work performed in other locations globally, financial statement and other fund admin reporting, client visits, global projects and client integration management

  • To ensure timely and accurate NAV calculations
  • Processing of investment, cash, accrual and capital transactions for funds
  • Direct payments for assigned funds
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and other requirements of the funds specifications
  • Provide guidance, expertise and assistance to fund accountants when needed
  • Communicate with clients to address any questions or concerns
  • Assist team leader with training of new employees
  • Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Review fund accountants’ funds and NAVs for accuracy and appropriate documentation
  • Maintain a controlled operating environment in conjunction with company’s internal controls.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual financial statements
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 2 – 4 years’ experience in a similar role within the alternative investments industry
  • Ability to work towards and meet agreed deadlines
  • Paxus, Geneva, Investran or eFront experience would be an advantage
  • Prior experience with incentive fees, waterfall distributions, allocations, financial statements and/or subsequent closes is a plus
  • Highly organized and motivated individual with an acute attention to detail
  • Self-starter who volunteers for new opportunities and projects
  • Ability to manage complex accounting structures
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communications skills

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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