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Fund Accounting Associate

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Job Summary

  • Dublin City Centre
  • Contract
  • BBBH787362
  • Jul 12, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

An industry leading Fund Manager is looking for an experienced Fund Accountant to join their growing team on a contract basis.

This is great opportunity for a fund accountant who has exposure to a wide range of asset classes and has previous experience in A-Z fund accounting process to join a well established fund manager who is a global leader in the market. While initially a contract role there is a possibilty of extension/permanency.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Oversee production of monthly deliverables including audit reporting packages
  • Review and approve general ledger adjusting entries
  • Research and respond to auditor and internal inquiries. Represent on calls and in-person meetings with external auditors and clients.
  • Analyze accounting records and be able to clearly articulate fund accounting transactions/processes to clients, external audit firms, and internal business partners.
  • Engage in developing internal reviews of accounting records and ad-hoc projects and process enhancements.
  • Develop a strong knowledge of internal systems, operations, and client structures, i.e. various types of portfolios, deliverables, and client specific requirements.

Qualifications/Skills Required

  • Understanding of various investment types including fixed income, equities, and derivatives.
  • Ability to explain general fund accounting principles, cash and asset reconciliation items, and calculation of interest income, amortization, dividends, complex corporate actions, etc.
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Prior experience in Fund Accounting or Financial Reporting (3-6 or more years)
  • Experience interacting directly with clients and/or auditor strongly preferred

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

jack-mccarthy
Jack McCarthy
  • Senior Consultant
  • 353 (0) 1 4321556
  • jmccarthy@morganmckinley.com