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Fund Accounting Manager

  • Location: Dublin, Dublin City Centre
  • Salary: €60000 - €70000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: AON16891762
  • Recruiter: Aisling ONeill
This vacancy has now expired.

This new position is based on the Dublin Alternative Fund Services team. The role will involve working across the Private Equity and Hybrid Fund Accounting Operations teams.

The successful candidate must have extensive experience in the Auditing or Administration of hedge funds. Experience in bank debt and/or private equity would be very beneficial. You will have a proven knowledge of the fund industry and should have demonstrated experience in leading teams in a similar role.

Responsibilities:

  • Successful candidate will be responsible for the review of the reconciliation and calculation of periodic (daily/weekly/monthly) net asset values of various funds.
  • Responsible for the oversight of fund administrators and their assigned relationships
  • Responsible for the preparation and completion of the audit process for 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 FX's, Futures and Options
  • Analysis and Administration of potential write down of investments
  • Releasing of Net Asset Values (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
  • Ensure accurate delegation of work across your team
  • 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

Qualifications/Experience:

  • 4-5 years fund accounting experience
  • Experience with general ledger accounting
  • Proficiency in advanced Excel functions
  • Strong computers skills including Excel, Word, and Lotus Notes
  • Familiarity with the Advent Geneva accounting system is a major plus
  • A general knowledge of the investment industry and/or fund accounting experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Attention to detail with strong organizational skills
  • An ability to think critically and objectively
  • The flexibility and willingness to work additional hours as needed
  • University degree preferred- accounting, finance, business or economics

If you find that this opportunity is of interest to you please apply now or contact Aisling O'Neill at Marks Sattin.

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