Fund Accounting Supervisor JOB

Job description

Main Duties:

• Review cash, position & market value reconciliations

• Review corporate actions

• Respond to client queries in a timely and efficient manner
• Resolve break items on reconciliations in a timely manner
• Review fund pricing

• Review profit allocations to fund investors

• Assist team development by providing guidance, training and mentoring to Fund Accountants, setting their goals and monitoring performance
• Review income and expense accruals including fee calculations and trading accruals
• Review fund trial balance
• Review compliance with employer defined checklists, procedures and controls
• Escalate fund accounting issues and aged items to Fund Accounting Manager
• Assist in the audit process including preparation of fund financial statements

• Converse and liaise with internal services departments to resolve miscellaneous fund issues
• Ensure pre-agreed internal and external deadlines are met consistently

Employer operates a client focused structure which provides a wide-range of experience to all levels of employee. As such a Fund Accounting Supervisor should be flexible and willing to adapt.
A Fund Accounting Supervisor should be capable of supervising up to 4 Fund Accountants and facilitate their ongoing development and that of the NAV team.

Skills and Experience

• Accounting, Finance, Legal or Business Degree
• Minimum 2.2 honors degree

• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Intention to actively pursue a professional accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, CPA, ACA), if not already started, part qualified or qualified, would be an advantage but is not required
• IT Literate
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to be flexible and work effectively both within a team structure and independently
• Strong inter-personal skills

• Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

• Strong attention to detail and well organized
• Good initiative tempered with identifying when escalation is required
• Strong systems, product and process knowledge
• Reliable and Dependable
• Approachable
• Ability to positively influence team morale
• Demonstrate leadership skills
• Take ownership of designated tasks
• Act as a role model for employer
A minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a hedge fund administration firm is required