Apex Group

Fund Accountant - SA CIS - Hedge Fund Accounting

Recruiter
Apex Group
Location
Cape Town, South Africa
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
12 Jun 2024
Closes
12 Jul 2024
Ref
14424829
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Fund accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Description

Fund Accountant - SA (CIS) Fund Accounting

Job Advert Summary

Fund Accountant - SA CIS Fund Accounting must manage to perform fund valuations within the Institutional Funds space. The Fund Accountant will be required to administer the funds efficiently, accurately and within daily deadlines as well as setting up and ensuring checklists and standards are adhered to.

Minimum Requirements
• Have minimum of 6-12 months experience as a fund accountant or a similar background ;
• A BCom or similar, accounting, economics or investments background;

Duties and Responsibilities
• Generation and distribution of daily valuation files;
• Responsibility for income distribution and TER calculations and providing them to clients timeously;
• Reviewing all processes to assess continuous improvement and automation opportunities, and presenting recommendations to management;
• Responsib le for all the daily processes that goes into the fund valuation.
• Communicating and responding to queries internally and from the client, working with the Senior and Team Leader in resolving such queries;
• Dealing with client queries and audit queries;
• Communicating and answering any queries on the funds from the team;
• Performing valuation quality assurance reviews and ensuring consistent quality of output;

Skills and Competencies
• Experience in Asset Management portfolio administration and pricing is preferred ;
• Experience with investment products (including Unit Trusts, Multi-Manager, Segregated Portfolios, ETF's, Pooled products) either locally or internationally an advantage;
• An excellent working knowledge of MS office & IT packages (particularly Excel );
• Knowledge of Invest One, Decalog and Xceptor an advantage;
• Good understanding, knowledge and experience of back office administration processes and accounting;
• Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal );
• Confident, enthusiastic and self-motivated;
• A track record of achievement; and
• To work independently in meeting deadlines and still work within a team environment track record of achievement.

Reporting structure

The Fund Accountant - SA (CIS) Fund Accounting will report to the Team Leader - SA (CIS) Fund Accounting based in Cape Town .

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