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Fund Accountant

Job Title: Fund Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 3147243
Contact Name: Niamh Patton
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Job Published: May 11, 2021 10:48

Job Description

Global Fund Manager based in Sydney's CBD have an opening for a Fund Accountant.

Job Duties In Brief:

  • Maintaining books and records and calculating fund Net Asset Values;
  • Reviewing and/or preparing financial statements and associated reports, including performance metrics;
  • Reviewing and/or calculating carried interest/performance/incentive fees;
  • Reviewing and/or preparing calculations and investor allocations for capital calls, distributions and equalisation's;
  • Coordinating and/or processing payments and other transactions;;
  • Acting as a primary day-to-day contact with clients and other fund participants;
  • Work closely with the Investor Relations team to respond to investor queries and to disseminate capital activity and other investor notices;
  • Assist Assistant Vice President to coordinate team to meet recurring and ad-hoc client deliverables, including year end process with respect to audit timelines, financial statement preparation, regulatory filings, tax services etc;
  • Participating in projects that may be defined from time to time in connection with the continuing expansion and evolution of the business;
  • Any other functions required as part of the business of the Company, and reporting to the Assistant Vice President.

About You:
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or possess a professional accounting qualification
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in accounting for the financial services sector, particularly Private Equity, Asset Management or Fund Administration.
  • Private equity administration experience
  • Experienced in reviewing and preparing general ledger and financial statements.
  • Established knowledge in relation to accounting and consolidations under IFRS.
  • Excellent communication skills and proficiency in English (both verbal and written).
  • Motivated, bright and diligent individual who is driven to meet deadlines.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Good client/ business relationship management
  • Sound judgement, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Applications 
  • User experience with enterprise accounting system(s).
 Niamh Patton 
 02 9775 5930