Fund Accountant JOB

Job description

  • Identify and investigate break items on reconciliations in a timely manner. Escalate fund accounting issues and aged items to the Fund Accounting Supervisor
  • Assist in the production of daily, weekly and monthly NAV, ensuring completion of specified tasks per NAV checklists
  • Perform cash, position and market value reconciliations between employer, brokers and clients
  • Verify corporate actions to ensure accurate processing
  • Calculate and process income and expense accruals including fee calculations and trading accruals
  • Ensure all positions are priced correctly
  • Comply with employer's defined checklists, procedures and controls
  • Assist in the audit process if required
  • Attend and participate in team meetings
  • Prepare daily profit and loss reports and review for reasonableness
  • Converse and liaise with internal service departments to resolve miscellaneous fund issues.
  • Employer operates a client focused structure which provides a wide-range of experience to all levels of employee. As such a Fund Accountant should be flexible and willing to adapt
  • Ensure pre agreed internal and external deadlines are met consistently

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Accounting, Finance, Legal or Business Degree
  • Min. 2.2 honors degree
  • Intention to actively pursue a professional accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, CPA, ACA)is not required but would be an advantage.
  • IT Literate
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail and well organized
  • Ability to be flexible and work effectively both within a team structure and independently
  • Good initiative tempered with identifying when escalation is required.
  • Reliable, dependable and committed
  • Take ownership of designated tasks
  • Act as a role model