Accountant in Funds

Posted 07 February 2024
Discipline Financial Services
Contact NameRena Weld

Job description

What you need to know
We are currently seeking a Senior Accountant in Funds for our client, in the financial services industry, based in Limerick.

This is a 3-month contract position with some possibility for extension and/or permanency. The role offers a hybrid working model of 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home.

Your new job
Key duties and responsibilities:
  • Liaise with clients, investors, and relevant stakeholders in relation to fund activities.
  • Responsible for day-to-day administration of funds, ensuring agreed service levels and regulatory filing deadlines are met.
  • Manage the Net Asset Value process to ensure accurate and timely issuances.
  • Work towards solutions to continually develop the fund accounting system and automate tasks to assist client and internal team needs.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and oversight requirements of internal clients such as Control, Depository, Compliance, etc.
  • Drive process improvements, continually striving for efficient deliverables.
  • Ensure accurate and timely payment of operating expenses.
  • Liaise with new clients to determine fund structure and required details for NAV striking.
  • Ensure client satisfaction and high level of client service.
  • Strive to continuously improve the department's performance to clients.
  • Ensure operating arrangements are clearly established on fund inception.
  • Ensure documentation, legal, and compliance issues are complete.
  • Assist your manager in managing an expanding Real Estate team in the Limerick office.
  • Play a key senior role, contributing to the management, growth, and success of the Real Estate business.
What are we looking for?
  • Hold a recognized Professional Accounting Qualification.
  • Has detailed knowledge of Irish/UK GAAP, US GAAP, and IFRS.
  • Possess a working knowledge of the Irish regulatory/tax regime related to Fund Accounting.
  • Experience calculating and reviewing NAVs is preferred.
  • Strong understanding of financial statements.
  • Demonstrates leadership and team-building qualities with the ability to motivate a team.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to producing high-quality work within required timeframes.
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