Cancel
Return to Job Search
Credit Suisse

Fund Accountant - Galway

Credit Suisse

  • Galway
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 14/09/2012
  • HR Team
this job is expired
Apply Now

Description

Credit Suisse Prime Fund Services currently have a vacancy for an experienced Fund Accountant to join their team in Galway.

 

Credit Suisse Prime Fund Services is a leading provider to the alternative asset management industry, offering hedge funds and fund of hedge fund managers a broad range of customized solutions. The group supports clients' operational needs, with seamless front-to-back service and a 24/7 global coverage model.

The Accounting and Valuation team (A&V) is responsible for overall production of the Net Asset valuation for both single manager and fund of hedge fund clients. The A&V team produces daily, weekly and monthly valuations for clients in adherence to PFS client service level agreements. The team independently reconciles, reviews and reports on trades, positions, cash and prices, controls general ledger postings and the final NAV review sign off process. The team maintains the client relationship and therefore frequent client contact is an important part of the groups remit.

We currently have a vacancy for a Fund Accountant in our Galway Office. 

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Reconcile and review trades, positions and cash in line with client service level agreement. Review and substantiate all aged breaks for management escalation reporting.
  • Monitor corporate actions and process dividends at each valuation point in line with operating procedures.
  • Collate, review and independently verify portfolio pricing and ensure all variances are investigated and escalated.
  • Prepare final trial balance, accruals and expenses on funds to ensure that information on account is up to date and complete.
  • Prepare payment instruction for fees and expenses and act as signatory for the approval of payments when required in accordance with approved authorisation levels.
  • Liaise and work with the Investor Services team to ensure accurate recording of shareholder capital activity within Geneva ensuring full client sign off and NAV reporting of investor activity.
  • Analyse and review movements in the NAV, whilst understanding affects of P&L, sidepockets and hedging on shares class NAVs and partner balances.
  • Preparation of full NAV reporting pack for review by Fund Accounting Manager.
  • Ensure timely and accurate delivery of NAV to client in accordance with client SLA.
  • Prepare comprehensive and accurate audit files for Fund yearend reporting and deal with audit queries in a timely manner.
  • Prepare Administrators reports for inclusion in Board meeting documentation in respect of appropriate funds.
  • Complete all functions in adherence to SAS 70 requirements.
  • Recommend opportunities to enhance client focused service delivery where appropriate.

 Education and professional qualifications

Essential: Third level graduate

Desirable: Professional Qualification  - CPA, CA, ACCA, ACA

Work experience/ background

Suitable candidates would demonstrate the following:

Essential:

Minimum 2 years experience in alternative fund services industry

 

Technical/business skills and knowledge

Full working knowledge of Single Manager and Fund of Fund NAV process through to review stage.

Desirable:

Proficiency in use of Advent Geneva, Advent Partner and New Transfer Agency System

Ref: GFA-JHC
Apply Now
Report This Job

Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse

2 reviews
 

View Employer Profile

Show More

Email me jobs similar to: Fund Accountant - Galway

Please enter your email address

Please enter a valid email address

We use cookies to customise our website for you, giving you the best possible user experience. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive this personalisation. Find out more about our cookie policy

Accept & Close