Fund Accountant Team Leader

  • Negotiable
  • Full Time
  • Dublin
  • Posted 1 month ago

Fund Accountant Team Leader

Reporting to the Assistant Manager, the TL will be responsible for the oversight of a team’s production of hedge fund Net Asset Valuations, ensuring full compliance with all accounting regulations to which they are subject.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review of daily, weekly, and monthly Hedge Fund NAVs, ensuring that they are signed off in accordance with agreed procedures
  • To manage the daily workflow of a number of clients within the team, meeting agreed deadlines and to maintain positive client relations
  • To supervise staff (6-8) and to provide a detailed review of their work in conjunction with the Assistant Manager in accordance with established procedures. Implement development planning of team members; recognise training needs of staff and to suggest courses that would be suitable for each individual
  • Assign work to subordinates and continually monitor their performance. Prepare and conduct periodical performance reviews with the Assistant Manager
  • Investigating client issues or resolving valuation related enquiries. Assisting the team members in resolving differences or investigating unusual entries / fund movements
  • Ensure all work and tasks done within the team comply with approved policies, procedures and control routines applicable to all employees and those specific to the department
  • Conduct quarterly process analysis on all funds within the team to ensure appropriate controls are in place
  • Ensure good communication with the Assistant Manger to ensure awareness of all issues within the team
  • Provide monthly and quarterly statistics in relation to the funds within the team for internal MIS and for external Board meetings. Ensure that theses are delivered within the agreed timeframe
  • Ensure all agreed reporting is delivered to the client and the Auditors within the agreed timeframe
  • Understanding of fund operating documents, prospectus, pricing policy, agreements
  • Manage the take-on of new business into team and the implementation of appropriate procedures as required
  • Assist with the further development of the fund accounting process and systems to meet future market and client developments

Experience Requirements

  • A minimum of 4 years Fund Accounting experience incorporating the above key responsibilities, with 2 years at a Senior Fund Accountant level
  • Team leadership skills, including mentoring, assessment, training and development planning
  • Knowledge of various domiciliation legislation and regulatory requirements
  • Thorough knowledge of Hedge Fund accounting, including interaction with Prime Brokers and Middle Office
  • Thorough knowledge of complex hedge fund investment types, eg. OTC
  • Thorough knowledge of performance fee methodologies (Equalisation, Series, etc),
  • Thorough knowledge of data vendors such as Bloomberg, IDC, etc
  • Knowledge of accounting systems such as Multifonds, Geneva or SunGard
  • Management of the needs of clients and an ability to deliver an excellent client service
  • Limited Partnership, Multi-manager, Multi-currency, Pooling, FOHF and Structured product experience desirable
  • Tax knowledge, including K1 / PFIC


Qualifications & Skills Required:


  • A third level qualification preferably in a business or accounting related discipline.
  • Qualified or part qualified accountant.
  • Good organisational, time management and interpersonal skills.
  • Self motivated.
  • Highly computer literate

Strong numerical / analytical skills.

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Barbara Donnellan

Barbara Donnellan

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