• Location: Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
  • Salary: €35,000 - €45,000
  • Job Type: Full time

Fund Accountant

The Fund Administrator is a key role within the Fund Administration Department at Monument. The Fund Administrator will assume responsibility of the generation of timely, accurate daily fund prices for assigned book of business while at the same time assisting with the on-boarding of new transactions and reporting for investments across the entire group.

Fund Administrator

 

My client is a small company in Dublin, currently comprising 45 people. They are experiencing fantastic growth with plans to expand to 80 in 6 months. They have recently acquired a book of business of around €0.5bn, and within a year, they will have completed several more acquisitions, bringing their book of business to €2-3bn.

 

The Fund Administrator is a key role within the Fund Administration Department at Monument. The Fund Administrator will assume responsibility of the generation of timely, accurate daily fund prices for assigned book of business while at the same time assisting with the on-boarding of new transactions and reporting for investments across the entire group.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Generation of timely, accurate daily fund prices for assigned book of business;
  • Ensuring calculated daily fund prices are consistent with the underlying market movements and stock actions;
  • Ensuring investment activity is recorded correctly and in timely manner on InvestPro;
  • Carry out other regulatory and management reporting in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Oversight of external fund administrators’ activity ensuring procedures are carried out in alignment with agreed standard agreements;
  • Oversight of the central investment accounting function which involves liaising with third party accounting providers and fund managers;
  • Assisting in the collation of all data for notes in the Financial Statements and population of the asset based QRTs;
  • Assist in the preparing of period investment reports and pricing policies for the Group companies;
  • Analyse portfolios and compile reports to support internal committees;
  • Liaising between Group companies and custodians ensuring minimum service standards are met;
  • Assist in the reconciliations between Investment data, Actuarial asset data and Finance data, ensuring consistency of valuations between different asset managers;
  • Assist on the investment aspects of external and internal audits;
  • Assist with additional projects as they arise including process improvements and systems upgrades;
  • Carry out duties with integrity and diligence, ensuring that professional standards are maintained, that the investment requirements and reporting deadlines are met, that records are maintained and that investment processes are fit for purpose and meet internal and regulatory requirements;

 

Requirements

  • Third level education;
  • Part-qualified accountant and working towards completing exams;
  • Minimum Fund administration experience of 2-3 years within a unit pricing area;
  • Minimum of 5-6 years’ experience in Insurance or Reinsurance or Fund Services;
  • Experience in investment operations including investment pricing and valuations and working with custodians, fund administrators, fund managers;
  • Detailed knowledge of InvestPro is preferred;
  • Working knowledge of UK GAAP, IFRS and Solvency II as related to investments;
  • Expert Excel user level with data base experience is essential;
  • Experience with Bloomberg, Morningstar, Solvency II Assist (or equivalent) and the Microsoft Office suite;
  • Previous experience of working in a busy deadline driven team;
  • Adaptable, flexible, able to learn quickly and work well under pressure;
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven track record of working to and meeting tight deadlines;