The Senior Fund Accounting Analyst is responsible for maintaining the accounting books and records of its fund clients, acts as intermediary between the funds and the investment advisors, and prepares financial statements and regulatory reports for the funds.
What you’ll do:
Communicating with the funds’ investment advisor.
Calculating the funds’ expenses and accruals.
Processing shareholder activity and reconciling to the funds’ transfer agent.
Maintaining accounting records.
Performing security and cash reconciliations.
Performing procedures to ensure funds are in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
Calculating and reporting the funds’ Net Asset Values (NAV’s).
Analysing changes in funds’ values in relation to broader market fluctuations.
Assisting with the preparation of financial statements and audits as requested;
Strictly adhere to established departmental fund accounting processing procedures and controls
Meet client and investor reporting deliverables and deadlines
Maintain a good working relationship with external clients as well as with internal relationship managers and other business units within SEI.
Train, coach and mentor employees on the team where appropriate.
Carry out all duties assigned to your role under the Company’s Safety Statement, to ensure Health, Safety and Well-being for all employees for whom you have responsibility.
Adhoc tasks / projects as required.
What you will bring to the table:
12 months+ experience in Fund operations with experience in Alternative Funds;
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills;
Strong organizational and administrative skills;
Ability to multi-task, prioritise work and manage time to maximize efficiency and to meet strict deadlines;
Strong oral and written communication skills;
Fluency in English Language (both verbal and written) essential;
Individual who takes initiative and ownership of assigned responsibilities;
Positive ‘can do’ attitude with excellent problem solving skills;
Flexible / Adaptable;
P.C. proficient, particularly regarding Excel and Word;
Third level qualification in Finance or Business.
Third Level Degree in Finance or related field.
Attributes we value:
Previous experience working in fund operations, particularly in Private Equity funds.
Knowledge of the Advent Geneva system;
Knowledge of the SunGard Investran system.
Knowledge of Investment (Financial) Services industry in Europe.
SEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and so much more…
We recognize that our people are our most valuable asset and are (literally) invested in your success; we know that a healthy, happy and motivated workforce is key to our continued growth. We are focused on ensuring a healthy work-life balance and offer our employees benefits which include private medical care for you and your family, educational assistance scheme and actively encourage work life balance.