Fund Accounting Consultant

Posted 20 December 2022
Job type Contract/temporary
DisciplineFinancial Services
Contact NameRena Weld

Job description

We are currently recruiting for a Fund Accounting Consultant for our client, a large investment bank based in Limerick.

The contract is initially an 11-month role with the possibility of extension and/or permanency at the contracts end.

The successful candidate will joining a very busy and fast-paced team.

What you will be doing:

  • Responsible for co-coordinating systems testing in the team.

  • Mentor individuals and peers during projects and assignments.

  • Analytically and procedurally competent to represent the team on cross-function process or project deliverables.

  • Responsible for the rollout of new procedures within the team in consultation with BPA/Team leaders/NAV Managers.

  • Ability to provide input into long term strategy for department

  • Experience of representing businesses to current clients via presentations etc.

  • Instils a client service culture among staff and ensures that all clients receive a quality service.

  • Experience of designing and implementing development plans, training plans and succession plans for all levels of staff.

  • Identify tasks to be completed by the project team and ensure that they are completed in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Identify and delegate projects/assignments and tasks to individuals and peers. Maintain accountability for the projects/assignments. Provide progression feedback and recognition to the individuals and the project team.

What we are looking for:

  • A Fund Accounting Consultant or very strong Fund Accountant to review NAVs for the FA team.

  • Detailed Knowledge of Enterprise and related Fund Accounting applications preferred

  • Maintain an understanding of the industry and company, in particular the company’s systems, infrastructure and process/data flows.

  • Experience with vendors an advantage (Bloomberg, Reuters etc)

  • Strong communication, first class presentation and internal and external client-servicing skills.

  • Evidence of successful negotiation skills

  • Understanding of how Fund Accounting systems link and interface with other systems and an appreciation of how to implement such interfaces.

  • Client service orientation

  • Good attention to detail

  • Demonstrates willingness to help others outside team

  • Good prioritisation and multi-tasking skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Organises own workload and establishes priorities

  • Demonstrates good knowledge of standards and procedures required for own tasks

  • Excellent PC skills especially MS Excel

  • Third level qualification or pursuing a professional accounting qualification an advantage but not required

Please apply using a CV in Microsoft Word format, thank you.

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