Hedge Fund Accounting- Client Facing Manager

Location
Glasgow, UK
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
14 Oct 2021
Closes
08 Nov 2021
Ref
3186576
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Description

Principal Duties:

  • Acting as primary point of contact for hedge fund clients. Managing approximately 1-5 clients
  • Coordinate with global colleagues across various groups (accounting, investor services, tax, analytics, middle office, cash, regulatory reporting) to identify and implement solutions to problems and leverage firm resources as appropriate to strengthen control environment
  • Coordinate trading activity and break resolution for listed and OTC products (IRS, CDS, Swaptions, Repo's, FX OTC) with client
  • Responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of daily and monthly deliverables from the accounting services team
  • Ensure timely delivery of audited financial statements
  • Responsible for delivering a high touch, high quality client service product that meets and exceeds client expectations, improves client satisfaction over time and earns us the ability leverage the client as a reference
  • Review and understand key fund organizational documents and fund setup
  • Idea generation and ongoing assessment and improvement of the operational service model
  • Look for opportunities to extend our overall service package to clients by promoting our complete suite of products in order to add more value for our clients and build alliance
  • Enhance controls and manage operational risk for the business

Qualifications

Skills Required

  • Extensive knowledge of complex hedge fund and/or private equity strategies and investor level accounting concepts
  • Knowledge of different product types, including but not limited to derivatives, fixed income, options, equity instruments, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience in GAAP and/or IFRS financial statement reporting requirements, including strong understanding of hedge fund and/or private equity structures
  • Strong team, interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and relationship management skills
  • Undergraduate degree (i.e. Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent)

Skills Desired

  • 5+ years prior experience in fund accounting related role
  • Prior experience with an asset manager, fund administrator, or public accounting firm, preferred
  • CPA/CA/Qualified license a plus but not required
  • US Tax and UK Reporting requirements knowledge a plus but not required

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