Job Description

Fund Accountant

  • 26 Mar 2021
  • Sydney
  • FullTime

Key Responsibilities:

Heavily involved in process improvement projects ensuring efficiencies are gained in a controlled environment and will assist with the implementation of new funds.
Responsible for the end to the end process to meet your deliverables and building relationships with both upstream and downstream teams (onshore and offshore).
Play a key role in servicing clients needs and maintaining an excellent working relationship.
Client management involving meeting all client deliverables.
Build and maintain relationships with internal and external clients, and serve as point of escalation of complex client issues or queries.
Responsible for the risk and control framework being followed during the daily deliverable review and by conducting regular reviews of Fund Accounting procedures and processes and MCA tests.  Including all appropriate documentation is saved and checklists being completed.
Escalation point for fund accounting colleagues offshore. 
Key Requirements:

Degree level qualification in Business, Accounting, Mathematics, Economics or similar discipline.
Completion of, or currently studying towards, a relevant post graduate qualification (e.g. CA, CPA, CFA or Masters of Applied Finance) highly regarded.
Two to five years’ experience in Fund Accounting & Unit Trust Pricing.
Experience in Investment Manager and Superannuation funds.
End to end knowledge of the Fund Accounting workflow including but not limited to Unit Registry, Trade Processing and Distributions.
Strong understanding of financial markets and instruments, both domestic and international, listed and unlisted.
Proficient in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel).

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