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Fund Accounting Supervisor

  • Location:

    Dublin

  • Sector:

    Accounting

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €45.000 - €55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Shauna Keogh

  • Contact email:

    shauna@phoenixsearch.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH2532_1674474274

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-02-22

Job Description

Phoenix have partnered with a leading fund administration firm looking to expand their fund accounting team with a new exciting role as Fund accounting Supervisor. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to progress with their career in Fund accounting.

The Role:

The combination of tasks required to be executed will vary depending on both client structure, client requirements and business needs.

  • Review of fund transactions, such as security trading, investor activity, etc.
  • Ensuring that all income accruals and corporate actions are accounted for and validated.
  • Reviewing all foreign exchange contracts.
  • Reviewing price movements, including stale / static pricing.
  • Adhering to client-agreed NAV delivery deadlines
  • Approving and sending fund invoices / cash instructions are just a few of the key responsibilities.
  • Ensure pre-agreed internal and external deadlines are met consistently
  • Monitoring all cash and security reconciliation items on a daily basis.
  • Ensuring all agreed reporting is completed & sent to the client.
  • Attendance and participation in team / departmental meetings.
  • Assist with the completion of month end processes for delivery to clients
  • Review profit allocations to fund investors
  • Converse and liaise with internal services departments to resolve miscellaneous fund issues
  • Escalate fund accounting issues and aged items to Fund Accounting Manager
  • Thorough knowledge of hedge fund security types, including CFD, CDS, IRS, MBS/ABS, Swaptions, Fixed Income, Exchange Traded Instruments, Forwards etc., and their accounting treatment.

Skills and Experience:

  • A third level qualification or equivalent preferably in a business or accounting related discipline preferred.
  • 3+ years' experience working in hedge funds administration form is required.
  • Intention to actively pursue a professional accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, CPA, ACA), if not already started, part qualified or qualified, would be an advantage but is not required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • 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.
  • Strong systems, product and process knowledge.
  • Reliable, Dependable and Approachable.
  • Ability to positively influence team morale, with demonstration of leadership skills.
  • Take ownership of designated tasks.