Technical Fund Accountant/Specialist

Our client is looking for a Technical Fund Accountant/Specialist, for a boutique asset management company. This is a permanent position in JHB or elsewhere by arrangement. You will work alongside the operations team providing oversight over the investment administration processes and systems.

Basic + Discretionary Bonus


  • Ensure operational and administrative systems, controls, and processes are in place
  • Understanding of performance reporting and pricing, specifically performance measurement calculations on financial instruments to deliver accurate and timely internal and external reporting to various stakeholders.
  • Overseeing matters escalated by the team, and timely intervention
  • Work closely with the Investment, Quants and Marketing Teams to manage inter-dependencies
  • Client service: managing information requirements and queries.

Qualities: A professional self-starter with a passion for financial markets, internal controls and processes who works well within a high-performance team. The ideal candidate is most likely already an investment operations specialist with 2+ years of fund accounting and/or investment operations experience.

Technical Knowledge and Experience:

  • New qualified CA (SA) / B. Com Hons. or relevant finance degree
  • 1-2 years accounting experience in financial services industry. Previous asset management or fund administration experience a distinct advantage.
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Proficient in the use of Reuters/Bloomberg
  • Knowledge of at least 1 locally used fund administration system

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to simplify complex problems and processes
  • Analytical, detail focused, inquisitive, pro-active, solution-minded
  • Ensures high quality output of work performed
  • Communicate clearly and professionally, verbally and in writing.
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