Senior Fund Accountant/Team Leader – Hedge Funds

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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Job Specification: 

Apex Fund Services’ end to end model sets us apart from other Fund Administrators and exposes our operational teams to a broad range of functions:

  • Daily Trade and Cash Bookings
  • Payment of Invoices
  • Cash and Portfolio Reconciliation
  • Pricing
  • Accruals / Prepayments
  • Shareholder Services including AML/KYC
  • Audit
  • Dealing directly with the Client

Duties

  • To ensure timely and accurate NAV calculation on a weekly or monthly basis
  • Processing of security and cash transactions for portfolios
  • Reconciliation of the portfolio from broker to in-house systems
  • Responding to client enquiries in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and other requirements of the fund’s specifications
  • Detailed review of NAV calculations for Hedge Funds
  • Preparation of financial statements as required
  • Supervision and training of Fund Accounting staff 

Qualification:

A recognized University degree or an accountancy qualification would be an advantage (ACCA, ICAEW)

  • 3-4 years’ experience in a similar role incorporating the above functions.
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communications skills
  • Strong PC skills including Word and Excel (experience on Paxus an advantage)

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. Knowledge of financial products and environments along with prior fund accounting experience will ensure your success.   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.

Interested parties, please send your full resume with reference code: SFA-2009 at [email protected]

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