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.
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.