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Senior Fund Accountant

  • Location:

    Dublin

  • Sector:

    Accounting

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €45.000 - €50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Shauna Keogh

  • Contact email:

    shauna@phoenixsearch.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH2459_1673259760

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-02-08

The Role:

Phoenix have partnered with a leading banking and financial services firm looking to expand their fund accounting team with a new exciting role as Senior Fund Accountant. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to progress with their career in Fund accounting.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ensure that client Service Level Agreements are applied across all funds with deliverable met on a timely basis. Ensure any information required by the Auditors or Trustees is available within the time frame agreed with your Team Leader.
  • 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.

Experience and Qualification Requirements

  • A third level qualification or equivalent preferably in a business or accounting related discipline preferred.
  • A minimum of one year of experience in NAV reviews
  • An advantage is having knowledge of the Multifonds accounting systems.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of experience in fund accounting, including the mentioned core duties, is required of the applicant.
  • A deep understanding of hedge fund accounting, including dealings with middle management and prime brokers.
  • Knowledge of the completion of month-end processes for delivery to clients.
  • Thorough understanding of performance fee methodologies (Equalisation, Series, etc.).
  • In-depth familiarity with share class hedging.
  • An understanding of data suppliers like Bloomberg, IDC, etc
  • Experience with multi-manager, multi-currency, pooling, funds of hedge funds, and structured products is preferred.