Lead Analyst Fund Accounting

Job description

Lead Analyst Fund Accounting
9 months contract

At Sigmar we are currently working with our client based in Wexford that has a vacancy for a Lead Analyst Fund Accounting. If you want to work for a leading provider of financial services providing superior services, this is a job for you.


• Ensure net asset values (NAVs) of the fund are calculated accurately
• Understand the process for preparing all valuations
• Monitor the daily/weekly/monthly production schedule
• Perform the final check and review of valuations
• Communicate new procedures on a fund to all relevant staff
• Timely communication to Team Manager of any significant operational issues that arise
• Ensure Fund Accountants maintain daily/monthly files
• Serve as the primary dedicated contact for the client on operational and client servicing issues
• Manage the preparation of all the weekly/monthly reporting including the management information system (MIS), compliance, client and fund manager monthly information and reporting
• Plan the resourcing requirements for the funds in consultation with the Operations Manager
• Serve as a role model and mentor to staff and serve as a resource to provide adequate training as appropriate
• Ensure all queries from auditors or fund accounting staff are accurately and fully responded to with minimum delay
• Perform and document procedures assigned by the Operation Managers
• Ensure SAS70 requirements are implemented


• 5+ years’ work experience in the funds industry
• Excellent working knowledge of NAV calculations and reviews
• In-depth experience of resolving Cash & Asset reconciliation queries
• Knowledge of accounting requirements for a wide range of financial instruments
• In-depth knowledge of Performance Fees and Complex Instruments
• Experience in preparation of board reports
• In-depth knowledge of Share Class Hedging
• Experience in resolving complex fund issues
• Demonstrated ability to plan and implement workflow requirements of a team
• Excellent knowledge of Excel
• High level of accuracy and attention to detail
• Proactive, focused attitude towards work and an ability to consistently meet deadlines
• Organisational, inter-personal and communication skills
• Report writing ability, with a high attention to detail

If you have the relevant experience and feel this role is for you, please apply now
T: +353 1 9619721

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