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Trainee Fund Accountant

FNZ Dublin, Ireland
Posted 1 month ago Permanent Competitive
FNZ is the global platform provider in the wealth management sector, partnering with over 650 of the world's leading financial institutions and over 8,000 wealth management firms. With over 5,000 employees in 24 countries, FNZ's mission is to open-up wealth, empowering all people to create wealth through personal investment, aligned with things they care about the most, on their own terms.

FNZ combines technology, infrastructure and investment operations in a single state-of-the-art platform that frees its institutional customers to create hyper-personalized and innovative products and services, that are seamlessly aligned with the needs of their clients. To date, FNZ has enabled over 20 million people, from all wealth segments, to invest in an effective, simple and transparent way, making wealth management accessible to everyone.

The Job:

The key responsibilities of the department include:
  • Providing a high standard Fund Accounting service to FNZ Ireland's clients
  • Valuing the funds in an accurate and timely manner and publication of Net Asset Values (NAVs)
  • Placing trades with international fund managers in accordance with the advice of the clients' asset allocation advisers
  • Purchasing and selling foreign currencies in a manner approved by the client
  • Treasury management of cash holdings
  • Recording all fund transactions in an accurate and timely manner
  • Preparation of all operational team output for capture on our imaging system
  • Producing monthly accounts and other data for financial and statutory returns
  • Performing reconciliations to confirm accuracy of accounts information
  • Liaising with clients, fund managers and banks on a daily basis
  • Utilising the firm's technology solutions to efficiently and effectively manage client enquiries


Joining a team ranging in experience from recent graduates, through to colleagues who have progressed internally to professional qualification, this is an excellent career development opportunity. Candidates wishing to pursue accountancy or other related professional qualifications will be supported.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will have an excellent academic record, the ability to work in a fast-moving environment and the interpersonal skills required to interact with colleagues, clients and international financial institutions.

They should also have:
  • Strong aptitude for numerical accuracy and a high degree of analytical and problem solving ability.
  • 2.1 or first class honours degree ideally in a relevant discipline such a Commerce, Business Studies, Economics or Maths / Maths Related ( however graduates from other disciplines wishing for a career change will also be considered if they have a strong maths aptitude )
  • A working knowledge of MS Excel, SQL and Data Analytics would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well within a team environment
  • An ambition to develop a successful and rewarding career
  • An ability to work under pressure and meet challenging deadlines
  • An organised and systematic approach to their job
  • A strong customer service orientation
  • Knowledge of a European language would be advantageous but not essential
  • Knowledge of Fund Accounting would be advantageous but not essential


We reserve the right to select a shortlist from the applications received. The selection process employed will be at the discretion of the Group.

FNZ Ireland Equal Opportunity and is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

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Job ID  REQ-07816
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