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Fund Accountant

Fund Accountant - Glasgow city centre - Competitive Salary

I am working on an opportunity for an experienced Fund Accountant to join a leading Investment Banking group in Glasgow city centre for an exciting opportunity. With a competitive and negotiable salary and benefits package on offer for the right candidate.

This is a fantastic time to join a forward thinking, innovative and exciting workplace who have their employees and customers at the heart of everything they do. This firm encourages a supportive and family environment, where their employees work hard and are rewarded with career progression paths and learning and development.

Overview of Fund Accountant role:

The Fund Accountants will work very closely with Client Account Managers of Fund Services in ensuring accurate accounts and Net Asset Value calculations of their hedge fund clients and to review technical accounting, operating and performance related issues.  Clients will invest in a wide range of securities and derivatives providing the Fund Accountant with exposure to complex investments.  The position requires strong communication, and accounting skills and general security operations knowledge. 

Provide Accounting solutions to Hedge Funds for independent valuation, investor transparency and regulatory compliance - Calculation of daily Net Asset Values (NAV’s) - Perform accounting functions including P&L analysis, daily cash projections, calculations of FX transfers required for funding, checking client’s contributions & redemptions - Perform daily, weekly and monthly securities pricing analysis - Verify performance by reviewing large P&L swings and analysing income/expense journals for validity - Adjust activity as necessary for performance processing and reporting - Perform and review position and value reconciliations. Identify and resolve all breaks - Review and reconcile general ledger exceptions - Responsible for ensuring accuracy of non-security related income and expenditure - Account for nonstandard transactions including OTC derivatives - Ensure corporate actions are accounted for accurately - Perform month end control processes, producing a month end control pack and sign off 

Team Responsibilities – Are you this person?

Qualified/ Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA/CA accountant or qualified by experience - Previous Fund accounting experience preferable - Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal - Ability to communicate effectively across cultures - Execute sound judgement on escalating risk - Ability to adapt to developing business models - High levels of accuracy and numeracy - Ability to multi-task - Applicants should have a record of accomplishment of delivering against tight deadlines - Experience gained from asset manager, fund administrator, public accounting firm, prime brokerage or securities servicing firm preferable; - Proficiency with Microsoft Office 

Contact Neil Greene at HRC Financial Service Scotland

HRC Recruitment acts as both an employment business and an employment agency

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