Senior Fund Accountant

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The Role & Key Responsibilities
Skills Required
What you will get in return
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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 Administration

Employment Type: Full time

Role & Key Responsibilities:

The successful applicant for this position will be responsible for a number of Fund Administration clients in the areas of NAV calculation, trade processing, reconciliations, fund accounting, shareholder reporting, compliance and client reporting.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Using the paxus system for accounting transactions, creating periodic accruals,
  • To ensure timely and accurate NAV calculation
  • Ensure accurate fund records through reconciliations, expense accruals and reporting
  • Processing of security and cash transactions for portfolios
  • Reconciliation of the portfolio from broker/custodian to in-house accounting system
  • Reconciling Investment valuations from third party independent value
  • Assisting in the review of NAV’s
  • Inputting payments on the client’s bank online portal
  • Responding to client enquiries in a timely and efficient manner
  • Dealing with Auditors and Investment Manager in relation to queries
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and other requirements of the fund’s specifications
  • Any other day to day administrative duties as may be required by the team
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of Paxus system will be considered as an asset
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Organised, accurate and willing to learn and take on new tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communications skills
  • Ability to trouble shoot and problem-solve
  • Accountancy skills and working towards ACCA/ACA qualifications
  • Strong PC skills including Word, Excel and Outlook (Experience on Macros an advantage)
  • A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding large global business;
  • Working with a strong and dynamic team
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Exposure to all aspects of the business, cross-jurisdiction and to working with senior management directly.

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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