Fund Accountant at Leading West End Hedge Fund Fund Accountant at Leading West End Hedge Fund …

O'Connell Resourcing
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 26 Oct 21
£55,000 to £75,000
O'Connell Resourcing
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 26 Oct 21
£55,000 to £75,000
An award winning hedge fund is looking for a high-calibre individual to take on an exciting Finance role within their London office. Our client operates a lean structure and only hires the best talent in the market. They expect their team members to be capable of taking on a broad and varied remit which has a substantial amount of responsibility attached. This company has a reputation for rewarding performance.

As part of the Finance/Operations team you will work directly with the COO on ensuring accuracy and efficiency across all data feeds and internal systems. You will take ownership of the firm’s fastest growing products from an operational perspective and oversee trading, cash flows, investor flows, fund accounting functions. As part of the Operations team, you will be pivotal in the internal communication with the research, investor relations and legal teams.

The ideal candidate will be have at least 2 years’ experience in a fund administration / fund accounting role with a strong interest in technology and a desire to learn and acquire experience within the hedge fund industry. An accounting qualification is not a pre requisite but strongly preferred.

Tasks include:


Trading Operations:

This critical part of the role involves active participation in all of the firm’s investment committee meetings

Calculating and reporting cash availability and projected cash across all products

Primary responsibility for recording and communicating all trading decisions made

Primary entry for all trades in the firms trading systems

Checks to ensure all trades are communicated to the administrators of each product within deadline

Post trade monitoring of all settlements and cash receipts

Finalising all trades in firms shadow accounting systems

Pre and post trade compliance checks

Participate in all Trading automation projects


Treasury and Cash Operations:

Take full ownership of cash management across all vehicles

Ensure all excess cash and credit facilities are managed effectively on a daily basis

Ensure cash from investor activity is handled efficiently

Take control of all fund fee payments

Participate in cash management automation projects


Shadow Accounting and Fund Launch Operations:

Primary responsibility for monthly NAV reconciliations across all products

Key coordinator for new fund launches – will involve interaction with research, investor relation, legal and IT teams


Data and Interface Operations:

Oversight role of all data interfaces – ensuring data feeds are up to date and accurate

Ensuring all pricing, operations, cash operations in the firms systems are updated on a daily basis

Primary responsibility for weekly update of firm’s online investor portals

Key contributor for ongoing operational automation projects

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