Purpose Of Role :
The Fund Accountant is responsible for calculating the net asset values of funds by processing daily accounting related functions to ensure funds prices are accurate and delivered to the client in a timely fashion.
The Fund Accountant is the central point of contact for all accounting support functions and analyzes the information received;
making sure any discrepancy is monitored and resolved professionally.
Specific Duties : TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES
CALCULATION OF FUND NET ASSET VALUE
Complete Net Asset Value calculation ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
Complete and prove reasonability of the Fund valuation components.
RECONCILIATION ACCOUNTING RELATED
Compares and confirms account balances per trial balance to account balances per subsidiary ledgers, Research any discrepancies.
Complete fund accountant checklist when required in accordance with procedures.
Ensure agreed timelines are adhered to.
Maybe required to undertake to review fund evaluation components.
Involvement in departmental ad-hoc projects.
Involvement in the training and development of other team members as necessary.
Make recommendations for changes to processes and procedures and prepare documentation for review as required.
NON - TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES
Resolve review points highlighted by senior fund accountants and team supervisor and ensure they are kept informed of progress.
Establish and maintain good working relationships with internal clients and colleagues.
Undertake appropriate housekeeping duties e.g. filing, archiving, operation of clean desk policy.
TRAINING AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Work with Senior Fund Accountant / Team supervisor to identify objectives at the start of each year and keep them up to date.
Actively participate in the appraisal process by completing a self-evaluation and suggesting appropriate development.
Take responsibility for personal development and training.