Fund Accountant

Our client is recruiting for a Fund Accountant to perform an end to end fund accounting role as part of the Segregated Fund Accounting team. This role has a strong client reporting focus with a specific focus on segregated mandates.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Processing and setting up of audit, trustee, custody and management fees
  • Ensuring Variation Margin is processed correctly and matches the Clearing House Statement daily
  • Ensure capturing / processing of all 3rd Party duplication trades to the accounting system timeously and accurately (ensure they match the third-party valuation reports)
  • Pricing of funds and ensuring the valuation of financial instruments are in line with the funds’ performance e.g. equities, bonds, and derivatives.
  • Understand tolerance level checking against a benchmark and are familiar with what is deemed as an unacceptable asset and NAV fund price variance
  • Responsible for running, checking and sending of client reports daily and monthly
  • Handling queries efficiently to ensure resolution of both internal and external client queries (in conjunction with the Client Delivery team)
  • Ensure appropriate controls are in place to mitigate risk
  • Supporting the management and co-ordination of team deliverables relating to projects and new client take-on’s

Required Experience

2-3 years’ experience in a similar segregated Fund Accounting role is essential, along with a solid understanding of asset management operations.

Required Qualifications

Relevant Tertiary Qualification (BCom Accounting, Finance, Investments)

 

Key Competencies

  • Self-starter
  • Highly methodical with strong interest in portfolio administration
  • Ability to work under limited supervision
  • Team Player
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Client orientated and able to see the bigger picture

 

System Exposure

Knowledge of relevant Investment administration systems

Strong Excel skills required

 

Why this Role?

This is your opportunity to join a talented team of highly motivated Fund Accountants geared for growth. You will be joining an entrepreneurial and nimble environment where ideas and solutions to obstacles are always encouraged.

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