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Fund Accountant

Fund Accountant

Job Title: Fund Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malta
Salary: €21,000 - €24,000
Reference: 1136
Contact Name: Ernest Mercieca
Job Published: June 08, 2016 08:15

Job Description

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