Fund Accountant

  • GBP250 per day
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Temporary, Full time
  • Michael Page Financial Services.
  • 22 Sep 17

A 6 month Fund Accountant vacancy to work for a top tier Debt Fund based in the West End of London.

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

£250 per day on a 6 month contract