Fund Accountant – Private Equity

Reference: MB183
Sector: Financial Services
Location: Dublin City, Dublin City
Job Type: Permanent
Consultant: Martin Byrne
Martin Byrne

The Opportunity

Excellent opportunity for a Fund Accountant with Private Equity experience to join a fast growing global financial services company.

The Role

  • Responsible for the review of the reconciliation and calculation of periodic (daily/weekly/monthly) net asset values of various hedge funds, including:
  1. Reconciling transactions related to the investment portfolios, dividends and interest, corporate actions, and investor capital activity.
  1. Dealing with requests from and communicating with the investment manager and investors regarding all aspects of the accounts operation.
  1. Updating accounting and client relationship management systems, updating and verifying statistical information, preparing financial statements, and working with external auditors.
  • Oversight of fund administrators and their assigned relationships.
  • Responsible for the preparation and completion of the audit process for assigned relationships.
  • A strong understanding of the systems used and will be responsible for the consistency and accuracy of assigned relationships.
  • Liaising with Investment Managers, Broker’s, Custodians and Investors on a daily basis.
  • Reviewing transfer agent processes including input of investor dealings, weekly, monthly deposits and withdrawals, roll ups at period end into Investor Services systems.
  • Processing of Derivatives, such as Spot/Forwards Foreign Exchances (FX’s), Futures and Options.
  • Analysis and Administration of potential write down of investments.
  • Releasing of Net Asset Value (NAV’s) to public bodies such as Bloomberg and Irish Stock Exchange where required.
  • Process payments of Investor, Investment Manager and third party fees.
  • Assist with the training of new colleagues.
  • Verification of trades against Investment Manager and Broker references.
  • Verification of pricing of all portfolio investment instruments such as Equities, Futures, Swaps and Bonds.
  • Processing daily cash transactions and activity.
  • Cash and Asset reconciliations to Custodial Services, Broker’s and Investment Manager’s.
  • Investigating any discrepancies which may occur and achieving resolutions.
  • Ensure Client concerns and queries are addressed in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Receive and respond to Audit queries.
  • Ensure effective communication with colleagues and corresponding departments.

Candidate Profile / Experience

  • Extensive and proven fund accounting experience.
  • Experience with general ledger accounting, with demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy, analytical, technical, organisational, and problem solving skills.
  • Private Equity fund accounting experience.
  • Proficiency in advanced Excel functions.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Attention to detail with strong organizational skills.
  • An ability to think critically and objectively.
  • Experience working with an investment management or finance-related firm preferred.

Please note only candidates that match the minimum job requirements above will be contacted for this role.

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Reward / Package

NEG DOE

Contact

Consultant: Martin Byrne

Martin Byrne, Head of Financial Recruitment, on +01 5541294 or email martin@redtree.ie