Apex Group

Senior Hedge Fund Accountant

Apex Group
Cape Town, South Africa
Competitive salary
12 Jun 2024
12 Jul 2024
Approved employers
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Job role
Fund accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Role summary:

We are seeking a Senior Fund Accountant to have responsibility for the preparations of accurate portfolio valuations on a timely basis. The successful candidate will typically be responsible for the preparation/overseeing of a number of client portfolios (underlying accounting, financial statements preparation, regulatory requirements), including the development and mentoring of more junior team members and providing the highest quality of customer service.

Key responsibilities:
  • Working with the manager to ensure the planning, coordination and completion of NAVs and Management Reporting;
  • Assist with the supervision and mentoring of junior team members;
  • Liaising with fund managers and investors to communicate information and resolve issues on a timely basis;
  • Ensure that client responsibilities are managed effectively and to agreed client, best practice, regulatory and statutory deadlines;
  • Assisting the external auditors to ensure the audit function is executed on a timely and efficient basis;
  • Performing any additional responsibilities that may be required in the support of the on-going management and development of the division;
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual NAVs.

Skills / experience:
  • BCom Hons or BBusSci Degree with Financial Accounting;
  • Unit Trust Pricing experience;
  • Proficient in MS Excel;
  • Structural and detail orientated;
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills;
  • Ability to prioritise work and meet strict deadlines;
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills;
  • Motivated and driven;
  • Minimum of 2 years fund related accounting experience.

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