Fund Accountant

Maples Group
Dublin (City), Leinster (IE)
20 Oct 2021
20 Nov 2021
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Newly qualified

Position: Fund Accountant

Location: Dublin, Ireland


The Maples Group is a standard bearer in financial and legal services, trusted by many of the world’s largest hedge fund managers, private equity firms and international corporations.

Our distinction flows from our carefully curated team: 2,000+ professionals characterised by tenacity, ethics and exacting excellence.  We hire smart and sharpen smarter, arming talent with best-in-class resources and skills.  With 18 locations across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, our international presence offers a unique springboard for career development and cross-cultural immersion.  Our side-by-side financial and legal services are similarly ripe for interdisciplinary learning and growth.  

The Maples Group looks to add a Dublin, Ireland-based Fund Accountant to our team and invites eager and qualified candidates to apply.  We are committed to diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity as we attract, retain and develop world-class talent.


Who We Seek

Our merit-based culture suits professionals in pursuit of boundless careers and lives.  Beyond their acumen, team members are collaborative and conscientious, bringing a healthy sense of drive and purpose to each interaction and to all aspects of their work.


About the Role

The Fund Accountant reports to Vice President and supports Fund Accounting team.

Primary responsibilities include:  

  • Preparing accurate and timely net asset valuations for a growing portfolio of hedge and private equity funds and performing certain share registrar and transfer agency functions, including processing investment and shareholder transactions and posting accounting entries;
  • Involvement in client-related and internal administrative functions and liaison with investment managers, prime brokers and other transaction counterparties in various international jurisdictions; and
  • Deliver high levels of client service in accordance with internal policies and procedures.

What You Bring

In addition to indisputably high ethical standards and autonomy, the ideal candidate possesses the following:

  • Excellent academic background and will have at least 1 year experience in accounting for investment products, ideally with single-manager hedge funds and private equity funds. Preference will be given to candidates with prior fund administration and Advent Geneva/Investran accounting software experience;
  • Direct experience of equalisation accounting methodologies, fee structures for both hedge funds and private equity, and anti-money laundering and relevant regulatory requirements will be beneficial;
  • Have a clear understanding of private equity and SPV accounting, securities commonly encountered in the hedge fund industry, including equities, bonds, swaps, options, and futures, and the ability to account for these securities; and
  • Demonstrate strong written communication and verbal presentation skills.


Benefits & Rewards

The most enduring professional relationships are reciprocal relationships.  The Maples Group prioritises employee health and wellbeing. Depending on your location, we offer a range of benefits, including:

  • Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental and optical)
  • Competitive vacation packages
  • Educational assistance and professional development programmes
  • Savings or pension plan
  • Life insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Global mental wellness programme
  • Sports clubs and social events


About the Maples Group

Over five decades, the Maples Group has grown from modest beginnings into one of the world's preeminent professional services firms, offering specialised fiduciary, fund administration, regulatory and compliance, entity formation and management and legal services on the laws of the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Ireland, Jersey and Luxembourg.


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