Senior Fund Accounting Consultant

Posted 24 November 2022
Job type Contract/temporary
DisciplineFinancial Services
Contact NameRena Weld

Job description

What you need to know

We are currently seeking a Senior Fund Accounting Consultant for our global financial services client, based in Limerick (hybrid working available).

In this job you will be responsible for duties across Operational Risk Management, Client Service and Quality, Productivity and Change Control Management and Outsourcing and Oversight.

This is an 11-month contract position with some potential for extension and/or permanency. 

Your new job

Key duties & responsibilities:

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

  • To be the technical and subject matter expert on the team and handle all specific fund requirements.

  • Mentor individuals and peers during projects and assignments.

  • Analytically and procedurally competent to lead the team on cross-function process or project deliverables, minimising errors in all deliverables.

  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the industry and keep abreast of emerging industry trends.

  • Ability to lead long term strategy for the department.

  • 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, assist 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.

  • Engaging with key stakeholders to understand business needs and requirements, management of stated stakeholder needs.

  • Proactive problem solving and issue resolution and development of key communications related to projects, programmes or activities of the team.

What are we looking for?

  • Previous fund accounting experience or relevant operational/accounting experience preferred.

  • Detailed Knowledge of Enterprise and related Fund Accounting applications preferred with the ability to implement interfaces with other systems.

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

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

  • Good prioritisation, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills with the ability to think creatively.

  • 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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