Senior Fund Accountant
The Senior Fund Accountant will form part of a professional team responsible for the financial reporting for a portfolio of international hedge funds. They will be expected to manage and work with a small team of Fund Accountants and local management to deliver and improve our product. Our clients demand the highest standards of execution and you will be key to our success.
Main Job Functions/Responsibilities
•Oversee and prepare financial reports and profit allocation statements, including “net asset value”, to meet client deadlines
•Execute the financial control elements covering assets, liabilities, income and expenses, and equity
•Independently complete cash, portfolio and capital reconciliations and investigate and resolve any discrepancies
•Independently complete income and expense allocations including calculating asset based fees and performance fees
•Monitor compliance with various client service agreements
•Maintain contact with Investment Managers, Banks, Custodians and Brokers
•Work with all team members to improve product quality and consistency
•Assist with new client onboarding & new fund launches to ensure successful completion
•Train and support team members in their development
•Operate as a contact point for clients; being able to respond to and resolve queries or escalate where necessary
•Participate in the fiscal year end audit process and provide information to auditors as required
•Liaise with various internal /external parties
•Assist with ad hoc projects
Education, Qualifications and Experience
•University degree in accounting, finance, economics or professional accounting designation (CFA, CGA, CMA, CA, CPA)
•An accounting / finance background with relevant experience.
•Experience with hedge / mutual funds or investment companies.
•An understanding of investment strategies and financial products (including derivatives)
•Some successful supervisory / management experience would be an asset.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Proficiency with Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and Outlook
•Proven ability to work in a challenging,, professional and fast paced work environment.
•Business, Technical & Commercial Awareness
•Quality & Risk Control
•Drive for Results