Fund Accounting Specialist (entry-level)
Acting as the functional heart of our business, Operations makes everything work on time and on target, in a world that demands lightning-fast transaction speeds, pinpoints execution accuracy and full visibility. It ensures global transactions flow smoothly around the clock, wherever we do business. Without it, the daily clearance, settlement and execution of a trillion dollars’ worth of trades and the weekly movement of tens of billions of dollars in dozens of world currencies would come to a complete standstill.
You’ll have strong communication, planning and organizational skills which will benefit you and the team. Our teams need individuals who can research, process, and interpret large amounts of information everyday which will allow you to make ethical decisions with integrity
Responsibilities:The Fund Accounting Specialist is an entry-level position responsible for assisting in a variety of fund valuation activities in coordination with the Operations - Transaction Services team. The overall objective of this role is to assist in the calculation of daily and periodic Net Asset Valuations (NAVs) for funds and the distribution of associated unit prices.
- Complete activities relating to the accurate and timely delivery of valuations for defined clients
- Review stock and cash reconciliations to ensure the exceptions noted have no NAV impact and items cleared are treated
- Analyze cause and suggest enhancements for recurring exceptions through review of reconciliations and analysis of NAVs
- Assist in ensuring the corporate actions are correctly reflected on the NAV
- Assist in the collection and analysis of relevant management information from an operational and client perspective
- Aid in the ongoing development of team processes, procedures, and positive working environment
- Aid in the prompt investigation and resolution of client queries, ensure client Service Level Agreement (SLA) and deadlines are met
- Relevant experience within financial services will be an advantage
- Knowledge of financial market operations, accounting, and basics of financial instruments
- Demonstrated knowledge of accounting will be an advantage
- Studying for ACCA, ACA or CIMA will be an advantage
- Effective verbal and written English skills
- Proficient computer skills with a focus on Microsoft Office applications
- Details oriented
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- High School diploma or equivalent
What’s in it for you?
- A wonderful opportunity to gain in-depth specialty area knowledge with a solid understanding of industry standards and practices
- Cooperation with the biggest financial intermediaries across the world (500+ list), central banks and governments
- Intense development of your communication (both written and verbal) and diplomacy skills
- Working fully in English (language skills development) in a diverse team
- Constant on-the-job training which will give you end-to-end product knowledge
- Learning opportunities that are far from typical - internal and external training sessions, on-the-job trainings, free access to Udemy and other popular online training platforms, webinars, mentoring programs, business certificates well-known in the financial industry, co-financing courses and studies, soft skills and hard skills…you name it and we probably already have it ready and waiting for you
- Customized development programs for future and experienced managers
- We give you 2 extra days per year that you can spend on any training of your choice!
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