A Senior Fund Accountant will be required to execute the following tasks within the fund accounting or NAV department. They shall be executed within the guidelines and procedures provided by HedgeServ and under the supervision and guidance of a Fund Accounting Supervisor and Fund Accounting Manager.
Reconciliation, trade capture, processing corporate actions and pricing are an integral part of the Fund Accountant’s role.
They will be required to perform these core tasks accurately and in a timely and efficient manner. Every Fund Accountant will receive the requisite Induction Training in addition to both compulsory training (AML / KYC) and optional training.
Additional, client-specific training will be provided by the NAV Supervisor.
Assist in the production of daily, weekly and monthly NAV, ensuring completion of specified tasks per NAV checklist
Perform cash, position and market value reconciliations between HedgeServ, brokers and clients
Respond to client queries in a timely and efficient manner
Identify and investigate break items on reconciliations in a timely manner and liaise with brokers andclients on resolving break items
Escalate fund accounting issues and aged items to the Fund Accounting Supervisor
Ensure all positions are priced correctly
Verify corporate actions to ensure accurate processing
Prepare daily profit and loss reports and review for reasonableness
Calculate and process income and expense accruals including fee calculations and trading accruals
Comply with HedgeServ’s defined checklists, procedures and controls
Assist in the audit process if required
Converse and liaise with internal service departments to resolve miscellaneous fund issues.
Ensure pre-agreed internal and external deadlines are met consistently
As such a Fund Accountant should be flexible and willing to adapt
Job Requirements for the role
Completed bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or finance
Intention to actively pursue a professional accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, CPA, ACA) is not required but would be an advantage
Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role within the funds industry is desired. Alternative HedgeFund experience may be considered.
Personal skills :
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong attention to detail and well organized.
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
Ability to be flexible and work effectively both within a team structure and independently.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to positively influence team morale.
Take ownership of designated tasks.
Act as a role model for HedgeServ.
Attractive compensation package including extensive set of benefits such as Premium Health Insurance, Multisport Card, My Benefit Cafeteria System, Life Insurance
Professional environment with great development opportunities
Training and development in a wide variety of areas to ensure staff are constantly developing and progressing their skills
Tuition policy with study leave and generous payment of all related fees
Enjoy a start-up like environment on the back of a well-established and profitable company