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Fund Accounting & Data Specialist (Asset Management) £Exc - Ref: KC15063

This leading, independent, global investment manager have an opportunity for a Technical Fund Accounting and Data Specialist to join their Investment Support team. The role is suited to candidates looking for a progressive career move, including team leadership and projects in the longer term, in addition to BAU. Strong fund accounting / fund oversight background together with ACA / ACCA qualifications beneficial.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • To maintain electronic reconciliation rules and match criteria to ensure accurate investment records for each client; and maintaining good working relationships with third parties and both internal and external clients.

  • Responsible for building and testing new reconciliation templates to be rolled out to the live environment while following internal change procedures and processes.

  • Responsible for analysing match rules and the continual improvement in match rates across all reconciliations of time while supporting both the team and broader department.

  • Demonstrates efficient use Company subject matter expert in reconciliation system.

  • Completion of the fund daily cash and security reconciliations ensuring all exceptions are resolved within company guidelines.

  • Monitor daily cash balances on the portfolios and identify and prepare repatriation of restricted income balances.

  • Escalation of all aged cash and stock exceptions are made to Senior Administrators.

  • Oversight of all daily NAV tolerance reviews completed for each of the accounts/funds.

  • Assist the ongoing analysis of tax reclaims and communicate all tax reclaim reconciliation trends to the Associate Manager and Tax Forum.

  • Key process specialist and/or subject matter expert.

  • Understanding of all accounts and the different client types/structures.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Strong reconciliation experience including technical system knowledge and experience in building reconciliation templates and maintaining matching rules – 5 years minimum experience.

  • Investment Administrator – IMC or equivalent preferred.

  • Strong software knowledge of reconciliation tools and investment ledger.

  • Has attained accountancy qualification – ACA preferred.

  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills.

  • Offer solutions and add value.

  • Adaptability, teamwork and good problem-solving skills.

  • Achievement focused.

To hear more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Karen Consalvi on  020 7847 8874 or email your CV to http://karen@meredithbrown.com

Please note: that due to the high volume of applicants responding to our adverts we are regrettably not able to feed back on all applications; only successful candidates will be contacted.

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