Fund Accounting Analyst

Leverton Search
London (Greater)
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a highly esteemed Asset Manager with an illustrious history in both developed and developing markets. AUM here stretches into the hundreds of billions – something they’ve achieved by consistently offering some of the most innovative investment solutions on the market. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced fund accounting professional, to join a growing team.

The role covers a broad range of tasks, especially as the products grow and develop over time. In this sense there is plenty of opportunity for internal career progression.

Key responsibilities and duties include:

  • Support the wider Fund Accounting team by applying subject matter expertise
  • Resolve complex operational issues
  • Take ownership of new fund launches – must know and understand these inside out
  • Familiarity with daily NAV calculation
  • Speaking with outsourced providers, overseeing them and occasionally checking their work where appropriate
  • Oversight of associate team members – helping and coaching these members with the more complex tasks
  • Support front office teams
  • Monitoring and constant analysis across portfolios to support tasks as required

Necessary qualifications, experience and competencies:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in fund accounting
  • Strong demonstrable analysis and problem solving skills
  • Strong accounting knowledge – qualified accountant not essential but is advantageous
  • ETF knowledge preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills desirable
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent project and time management skills

Due to the increased applications for this role, we apologise that you may not get a response unless you fit the criteria.

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