Senior Fund Accounting Manager

Senior Fund Accounting Manager

Job Title: Senior Fund Accounting Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus & Benefits
Start Date: 2017-03-06
Reference: JG130217
Contact Name: Jon Garrod
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 13, 2017 11:59

Job Description

BWD Search & Selection are currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity based in the City.

My client, a well-known Fund Administration business, is currently seeking an experienced Senior Manager to be responsible for overseeing a team of Account Managers, Senior Fund Accountants, and Fund Accountants involved in the areas of Offshore Hedge/Mutual Funds NAV calculations.

  • To ensure timely and accurate NAV calculations are prepared, reviewed and delivered on a daily, weekly or monthly basis along with any other client specific reporting requirements.
  • Operational on-boarding of new and take on funds and ensure everything has been prepared prior to the launch and take on date – bank and broker access, set-up in the accounting system, etc.
  • Solving operational problems encountered by staff on a day to day basis as well as complex decision making.
  • Attendance in client meetings both at on-boarding and launched stages.
  • On-going Implementation and refinement of SSAE 16 controls.
  • Ensuring client enquiries are answered in accordance with Apex service standards on an on-going basis.
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and other requirements of the funds specifications.
  • Detailed review of NAV calculations for Hedge Funds and Offshore Funds.
  • Preparation and review of financial statements as required annually (IFRS and GAAP).
  • Part of Senior Management Team involved in driving the business forward in line with set targets.

  • Experience of Fund Administration is highly desirable
  • At least 3 years plus experience in a Management role incorporating the above functions and experience of Offshore Funds.
  • Preferably a Qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CPA).
  • Strong PC skills including Word, Excel and Macros in Excel (Experience on Paxus an advantage).
  • Proactive and willing to drive things forward.
If you feel you are right for this role, please apply online or call Jon Garrod on 0113 274 3000