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Senior Fund Accountant

Location: Malta Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Accountancy & Finance Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 10 months ago Reference: 3051422
The Senior Fund Accountant role involves preparations of accurate portfolio valuations on a timely basis. You will typically be responsible for the accounting of a number of portfolios.
• Prepare accurate portfolio valuations and financial statements;
• Maintain the underlying accounting records for assigned funds (including domestic offshore, hedge funds, partnerships, etc.);
• Assists with reviews;
• Deputize as supervisor as and when needed and
• Seasoned incumbent responsible for approximately 5-7 portfolios.

Key responsibilities
• Prepare weekly and monthly portfolio valuations;
• Maintain the underlying accounting records for assigned funds;
• Liaise with fund managers, brokers and custodians to communicate information and resolve issues on a timely basis;
• Reconcile brokerage and custodian accounts to underlying records;
• Conform to standard operating procedures;
• Establishing excellent client relationships and provide a quality service at all times;
• Assist the external auditors to ensure the audit function is executed on a timely and efficient basis;
• Perform any additional responsibilities that may be required by the Supervisor in support of the on-going management and development of the function.
• Responsible for Fund Accounting;
• Pricing;
• Manual excel NAV file verification roll forward;
• Security position and price review;
• Cash and interest reconciliation;
• Reporting;
• 3rd Party validation;
• Calculation of income distribution and
• Management fee reporting

Skills / experience required
• Commerce degree or diploma with at least Financial Accounting 2;
• At least eighteen months accounting experience;
• Proficient in MS Excel;
• Hedge fund industry knowledge;
• Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills;
• Structured and detail oriented;
• Excellent customer service and communication skills;
• Ability to prioritise work and meet strict deadlines and
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

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