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Portfolio Accountant

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Job Summary

  • Dublin City Centre
  • Permanent
  • BBBH791178
  • Aug 29, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

A key part of the role is to work closely with the different service providers and vendors ensuring the smooth running of the Fund under management.

Key requirement

Strong knowledge / understanding of Irish Industry and UCITS Funds preferable

Experience working within a delegated model i.e., Administrators/Custodians

Experience working with an Administrators Depositary/Trustee and/or local Compliance team

Experience working with Distributors, Vendors and Platforms. Knowledge of rebate, platform, management, and performance fees an advantage

Knowledge of how a NAV is constructed

Strong communication skills, self-motivated and a positive / "can-do" attitude. Strong IT skills, including experience working with data, an advanced knowledge of MS Excel and other Microsoft Office systems. Ability to work as part of a small team locally and larger team globally


Supporting the team in the day-to-day Operational oversight of external Administrator and other delegated functions. Participating in service review meetings, track issues through to conclusion, monitor SLA's / KPI's

Prepare Board and Committee packs and participate in internal Committee meetings

Working with Sales and Legal and the Administrators in opening new classes

Ensuring the Fund Product Data base is up to date and all relevant information is kept current

Daily reconciliation of Portfolio holding and prices with the Administrators for the fund ranges

Managing all queries through to satisfactory completion

Assist in the Co-ordination and review of all monthly reports

Review daily NAVs and explain any deviation from the Index

Working with Sales, Finance, and Internal Stakeholders to assist with monthly reporting of sales allocations, revenues, flows and holding to Global Sales Teams and Senior Management

Work closely with the Head of Operations and Senior Manager in ensuring that procedures are up to date

Assist in the review of Rebates, platform and distributor fees ensuring accurate payments to relevant parties

Assist in the review of Budgets ensuring accurate accruals and the review of monthly OCF

Support the Irish and UK Fund ranges, working closely with all the office's providing the necessary support

To review all monthly reporting as provided by the various teams and liaise with Depository, Administrators, Auditors, and other external parties as required


The successful candidate should have a minimum of 1 years' experience in Funds Industry. They would be expected to have a business degree or equivalent

Additional exposure to the Funds Industry either through working for an Asset Manager or a large Administrator / Depositary, would be a clear advantage. Strong communication skills and ability to work on own initiative are essential along with a good understanding of all operational aspects relating to the UCITS fund structure.

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


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Anthony Comiskey
  • Senior Consultant | Financial Services Recruitment
  • 353 (0) 1 4321555