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Fund Accountant

Job Title: Fund Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: 3139654
Contact Name: Niamh Patton
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Job Published: November 10, 2020 12:02

Job Description

The Role

In the role of  Fund Accountant, you are a valued member of a client centric team that has its primary responsibilities focused on the delivery of accurate and timely client driven deliverables for a variety of funds encompassing a wide spectrum of complexity.

The Focus
  • Performing the administration of and any services pursuant to administration agreements in respect of a portfolio of hedge funds.
  • Calculating and reporting of funds’ NAV’s.
  • Liaising with clients in relation to trade issues and/or corporate action issues
  • Liaising with Custodians/Prime Brokers in relation to any portfolio reconciliation breaks
  • Daily reconciliation of positions - both listed, unlisted and OTC to Custodian's/Prime Brokers and Counterparty's
  • Resolution of all cash and position breaks in a timely manner and their escalation where necessary
  • Verification of profit and loss attribution on each NAV
  • Analysing changes in funds’ values in relation to broader market fluctuations.
  • Accurate and timely completion of the NAV to the client and third parties in line with the Service Level Agreement and the funds legal documentation.
  • Assisting with the preparation of financial statements and audits as requested.
  • Provide assistance to team members in execution of daily operational activities.
About You
  • Degree qualified in Accounting or Finance related area and /or studying for a professional accounting qualification
  • Minimum of 2-years in a Fund Accounting environment
  • Displays an active interest in the financial markets
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel etc). 
In return, you will join an impressive team within a Global company – study support - company incentives - career progression opportunities
For consideration for this role, please apply to Niamh Patton at Perigon Group