Job Description

Title: Junior Fund Accountant

Reports to (job title):  Finance Manager  

Contract Type: Permanent 

 

 

Role Summary

Providing a range of financial and transaction support services to all business areas within the client. 

 

This vacancy for a Junior Fund Accountant to join the Finance Operations team within a permanent contract reporting to the Finance Manager. It represents an excellent opportunity for a finance professional to take up a challenging position supporting the finance function service delivery in evolving and diverse businesses.

 

 

Principal Accountabilities

Operations

  • Administration of ISIF investments ensuring payment and settlement of ISIF investments are made on a timely basis and in line with agreed procedures.
  • Daily cash monitoring and instructing cash transfers and foreign exchange (fx) trades with the Global Custodian.
  • Assist with the administration of the ISIF fx hedge including review and confirmation of daily fx trades and weekly reconciliations.

 

ISIF Portfolio Management System

  • Maintenance of the ISIF portfolio management system including posting of daily transactions and valuations.
  • Reconciliation of the daily Net Asset Values produced by the ISIF Portfolio Management System.
  • Support the implementation of phase 2 of the ISIF Portfolio Management System.

 

Management Reporting

  • Assist with the preparation of daily and monthly management reporting.

 

Other tasks

  • Document and update processes, procedures and controls.
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors.


Requirements

Experience 

  • Third level qualification preferably in Finance or Accounting.
  • At least 1 years’ relevant experience in financial services or in the banking sector is advantageous.

 

Skills

  • Ability to adapt quickly to the role and demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to easily form good working relationships with team members.
  • A self-starter willing to take the initiative to get results.
  • Effective problem solving skills with a strong attention to detail.
  • Flexible and adaptable to change.

 

Knowledge

  • Understanding of investment securities and transactions such as equities, bonds, funds, derivatives etc. would be advantageous
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills, with experience in other Microsoft Packages.
  • Knowledge of general ledger applications (in particular Infor SunSystems) would be advantageous.

 

 


Benefits

  • Flexible work options including remote working and variable work hours
  • An extensive wellbeing programme
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities that allow for full career development within the organisation
  • A diverse range of initiatives: LGBT+, Gender Matters, Disability Awareness, Sports & Social, Volunteering and lots more.
  • Reimbursement of annual professional membership fees
  • Defined Benefit Pension Scheme

 

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