HedgeServ is a hedge fund administration company that features a unique technology platform with one of the most experienced service teams in the industry.
HedgeServ provides a service solution for front office, risk, valuations, middle office, fund accounting and fund administration that is customized to the needs of the individual hedge fund, fund of hedge funds and private equity funds.
HedgeServ is located in New York, London, Boston, Cork, Dublin, Luxembourg, Sydney, Cayman and our new European office Kraków, Poland.
Fund Accountant Job Description
A 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.
Key Accountabilities of this Fund Accountant job :
The below list is not finite and may be added to. The combination of tasks required to be executed will vary depending on both client structure, client requirements and business needs.
Assist in the production of daily, weekly and monthly NAV, ensuring completion of specified tasks per NAV checklists
Perform cash, position and market value reconciliations between HedgeServ, brokers and clients
Identify and investigate break items on reconciliations in a timely manner
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
Attend and participate in team meetings
Converse and liaise with internal service departments to resolve miscellaneous fund issues.
Ensure pre agreed internal and external deadlines are met consistently
HedgeServ operates a client focused structure which provides a wide-range of experience to all levels of employee.
As such a Fund Accountant should be flexible and willing to adapt
Pre-requisite knowledge, skills and experience
Accounting, Finance, Legal or Business Degree
Min. 2.2 honors degree
Experience in a similar role within the funds industry 6 months + ideally
Intention to actively pursue a professional accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, CPA, ACA) is not required but would be an advantage.
Strong English verbal and written communication 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 inter-personal skills
Good initiative tempered with identifying when escalation is required.
Reliable, dependable and committed
Take ownership of designated tasks
Act as a role model for HedgeServ
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