Investment Accountant within Operations

Stamford Consultants AG
Competitive salary
17 Jul 2019
18 Jul 2019
Job role
Are you an Investment Accountant looking for a new challenge? For our client, a leading global bank in Zurich, we are looking for you to be part of the Operations team within the COO area.

The role itself will be part of the team that is supporting the entire portfolio management in managing client mandates and funds, from post execution, settlement via reconciliation and investment accounting and corporate action processing to reporting.

Investment Accountant within Operations

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the daily reconciliation against the custodian of all cash and security positions within our mandates and funds
  • Investigation and solution of all cash and position breaks in close cooperation with other teams and timely publishing of all cash and security positions
  • Point of contact for internal and external stakeholders for all questions regarding the cash balances and the security positions and for all other investment accounting related questions
  • Trouble-shooting in case of any investigations in cooperation with all other operations teams, portfolio management and external custodians
  • Actively support the enhancement of the investment accounting platform, implement additional controls and measures to increase quality and efficiency

Essential Skills and Qualifications:
  • 5+ years working experience in an Investment Accounting area
  • Fluency in German and English is mandatory
  • Good MS Office-Skills including Excel (formulas, macros, database, pivot table)
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills

Desired Skills and Qualifications:
  • Committed to act as a team player with a high level of flexibility and initiative
  • High degree of structured working, independency and self-organization
  • Ambition to drive a growing business in a steadily growing work environment
  • Completed Banking & Finance Certificate or/and equivalent Commercial University Degree

Rate: CHF 700 - 730/day (all-inclusive)

Location: Zurich

Contract Duration: Until 31.12.2019

Are you interested and available? Then please do not hesitate to contact me via email at (see below) I look forward to speaking with you!

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