Fund Accountant

Expiring today

Recruiter
Michael Page Financial Services.
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Sep 2017
Expires
24 Sep 2017
Sector
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent

My client are Hedge Fund with over 50bn AUM based in the west end. They provide a great place to work and only hire excellent people who strive to drive improvement and performance whenever possible.

Description

The Fund Accountant will have the following responsibilities:

  • Understanding the products in the relevant funds and coordinating the production of daily, weekly or monthly NAVs by reconciling Fund valuations with the administrators.

  • Adhering to company pricing policy; investigating and resolving valuation issues, significant price fluctuations cash breaks and trade capture issues; responding to ad-hoc queries from administrators and preparing reports for both internal and external parties.

  • Obtaining internal sign-off of portfolio valuations and returns from the portfolio management team on a daily basis.

  • Participating in ad hoc projects and process improvement initiatives.

  • Liaising with external auditors as and when required.

Regulatory Responsibilities

  • Acts with integrity, due skill, care and diligence in carrying out their role.

  • Has full understanding and/or awareness of:

  • Company Compliance Manual with specific focus on the PA Dealing, Gifts and Entertaining and Conflicts of Interest Policy

  • Employee Handbook

Profile

The successful Fund Accountant will have the following skills and experience:

  • Preferably qualified accountant
  • Fund accounting experience (essential)
  • Knowledge of Fixed Income and Credit products
  • Extensive NAV production experience

Job Offer

GBP250 per day on a 6 month contract