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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