Fund Accountant

  • Competitive
  • Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • SS&C
  • 15 Oct 18

To be an essential part of the Fund Accounting team, ensuring that NAV calculations are prepared, reviewed and signed off in accordance with SS&C procedures. The successful applicant will also need to work with other office departments to ensure all processes are carried out, and procedures followed, prior to the NAV calculations being released.

Fund Accountant

Company Overview
SS&C provides software and software-enabled services for the global financial services industry. Through a combination of organic innovation and strategic acquisitions, we have assembled a comprehensive selection of technology and service capabilities, backed by industry-leading expertise. Since 1995, SS&C has acquired 51 businesses with products, services and/or technologies in existing or complementary vertical markets. Acquisitions include GlobeOp, Advent Software, Citi Alternative Investor Services, Wells Fargo Global Fund Services and DST Systems.

SS&C has more than 20,000 employees worldwide.  Our head office is located in Windsor, Connecticut with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Australia. SS&C provides the global financial services industry with a broad range of highly specialized software, software enabled-services and software as a service (SaaS) solutions for operational excellence. 

SS&C is the leading independent provider of cloud-based fund administration services and
software for the alternative investment industry, including hedge funds, fund of funds, private equity funds and managed accounts.

Department Overview

The Dublin Fund Accounting Department is a team of 30 professional experts.  The team service multiple types of clients responsible for running Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds, Managed Accounts in the EMEA region.  The majority of clients invest through structures based in Ireland, Luxembourg, Cayman and would deal in all security types from standard listed equities to more complex OTC instruments and loan servicing.   This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing team on the back of multiple new client mandates which have been recently won.

Position Overview
To be an essential part of the Fund Accounting team, ensuring that NAV calculations are prepared, reviewed and signed off in accordance with SS&C procedures. The successful applicant will also need to work with other office departments to ensure all processes are carried out, and procedures followed, prior to the NAV calculations being released.

Responsibilities

• The candidate will be required to work on daily, weekly and monthly NAV calculations for both Irish Fund structures (such as UCITS, QIF,ICAV, S110 etc.) and other  traditional types of Hedge Fund structures.  Experience of both of these is therefore desired and you will perform a key role within the team, where you will utilise and further develop your knowledge and skills.
• The successful applicant will manage their own client relationships and will also be required to assist with the preparation of the audited financial statements and tax reporting for the funds, as well as the co-ordination and resolution of all fund-related queries. They will therefore need a good range of product experience and fund accounting knowledge.
• The successful candidate will also be required to prepare both internal MIS and client KPI reporting where applicable and also participate in key global strategic initiatives such as system upgrades and product development activities.
• As part of the day to day activities, the applicant will also be responsible for managing deliverables from our offshore teams, including responsibility for the timely and accurate delivery and filing of regulatory reporting requirements such as Quarterly MMIF returns, Monthly NAV Returns, SPV/FVC2 filings and ad hoc reporting.

Experience, Skills & Qualifications
• Relevant experience in a Fund Accounting or similar role in the funds industry.
• Experience or knowledge of the production of NAV calculations.
• Good knowledge of Irish Funds (such as UCITS, QIF, ICAV, S110.) and other traditional hedge fund structures.
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills .
• Good technical knowledge of financial products / instruments.
• Strong client focus skills and sense of responsibility and commitment to delivering quality at all times.

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SS&C is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.