Fund Accounting Team Lead

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We are currently seeking a Fund Accounting Team Lead for our client, a global investment banking company based in Dublin (remote at the moment).

This job will suit you if you have experience in Advent Geneva and / or preparing NAV’s end to end.

This is a 12-month contract. Salary will depend on experience.

This job is remote for the moment.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Ensure net asset values (NAVs) of the fund are calculated accurately and on a timely basis
  • Serve as the primary dedicated contact for the client on operational and client servicing issues
  • Ensure the necessary controls are in place and adhered to in order to provide accurate and timely fund accounting/administration services to our clients, investment managers, transfer agent, stock exchanges etc
  • Understand the process for preparing all valuations under your management
  • This will include having knowledge of all control procedures in place during the preparation of the NAV and identifying more effective controls
  • Monitor the daily/weekly/monthly production schedule to ensure that valuations are completed accurately and within the client deadline
  • Perform the final check and review of valuations produced under your control
  • Communicate new procedures on a fund to all relevant staff
  • Ensure Fund Accountants maintain daily/monthly files in a manner suitable for future review by the fund and internal auditors and ensure they are maintaining a high standard of client servicing
  • Take initiative to seek opportunities to enhance either the quality of client services or the productivity the NAV process
  • Manage the preparation of all the weekly/monthly reporting including the management information system (MIS), compliance, client and fund manager monthly information and reporting.
  • Serve as a role model and mentor to staff and serve as a resource to provide adequate training as appropriate
  • Additional lead or people management responsibilities as required

Skills /Experience

  • 5+ years work experience in the funds industry
  • Excellent working knowledge of end to end NAV calculations and reviews
  • In-depth experience of resolving Cash & Asset reconciliation queries
  • Knowledge of accounting requirements for a wide range of financial instruments
  • In-depth knowledge of Performance Fees and Complex Instruments
  • In-depth knowledge of Share Class Hedging
  • Experience in resolving complex fund issues
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and implement workflow requirements of a team
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel
  • Report writing ability, with a high attention to detail
  • Experience of Advent/Geneva/NTAS

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