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Fund Accountant

Fund Accountant

  • Location

    Malta

  • Sector:

    Fund Administration

  • Contract Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €21,000 - €24,000

  • Contact:

    Ernest Mercieca

  • Job Reference:

    1136

  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry:

    2017-10-31

  • Client Details:

    Castille

  • Consultant:

    Ernest Mercieca

  • Skills tags:

    Fund Accountancy

Our Client, a company that specializes in providing management services, is currently looking to employ a Fund Accountant to join their team.

 

Role and Responsibilities

 

  • Daily direct reporting to Fund Accounting Manager and preparation of NAV calculations and financial reporting
  • Perform quality and compliance assurance checks on information received, to external and independent sources and in accordance with regulatory requirements
  • Ensure all deliverables are completed within deadlines and controls are evidenced
  • Process invoices and payments in accordance with our remit and in a timely manner
  • Prepare daily bank reconciliations 
  • Intercompany, assets and investments reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Prepare and present monthly cash flow reports, KPI reports and other investment reporting as requested  for monthly/quarterly meetings for the funds’ investment strategy committees and board of directors 
  • Liaise with the shareholders services team in relation to subscriptions and redemptions and related charges and commissions 
  • Assist the shareholder and compliance services team with preparation of dealing summaries, monthly statements, contract notes, share register updating and any client acceptance and due diligence procedures.
  • Prepare and present financial statements
  • Assist with the smooth completion of annual audits including finalization of all financial statements prior to review by the external auditors to ensure completeness and accuracy
  • Provide exceptional client service by building strong relationships with our clients (fund managers, fund directors, promoters, brokers, custodians, intermediaries and other third parties)
  • Develop strong knowledge of the client’s operations, underlying asset classes and hedging mechanisms  

 

Qualifications & Requirements

 

  • CPA, CA, ACA or ACCA qualified or part-qualified or equivalent
  • 2 years’ work experience in a fund accounting environment is essential 
  • Previous experience of PFS Paxus integrated fund administration system is an advantage
  • Excellent MS Excel and strong MS Office required
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, ability to manage and track multiple tasks and deliverables simultaneously
  • Excellent teamwork, interpersonal, client relationship and communication (written and verbal) skills. 
  • Complies with internal controls, policies and procedures