Fund Accounting and Operations Manager/Senior Manager – Hedge Fund Fund Accounting and Operations Manager/Senior  …

Ascender Capital
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Apr 21
Fixed salary and bonus
Ascender Capital
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Apr 21
Fixed salary and bonus
A fundamental equity fund based in Hong Kong with an excellent track record is looking to strengthen its team with the addition of a Fund Accounting and Operations Manager/Senior Manager. This is a flexible role with great development potential in a fast-growing, entrepreneurial and multi-cultural environment. The team is currently limited to six people in Hong Kong and London. The hired person will be managing fund accounting and operations on his/her own with the support of several external service providers. The position is based in Hong Kong.

Responsibilities

  • Accounting and fund management (50%)
    • Assume responsibility for daily trade settlement (limited active trading and mostly automated through a portfolio management software)
    • Perform daily/weekly portfolio valuation, P&L, cash and positions reconciliation and ensure accuracy of data
    • Monitor subscription/redemptions, expenses and accruals in each fund’s NAV as well as cash balances for each fund
    • Review and validate monthly the NAV reports prepared by administrators
    • Analyze the funds’ returns and performance allocation and prepare ad-hoc data analysis
  • Operations and compliance (40%)
    • Liaise with external parties including banks, brokers, custodians, administrators, auditors and other service providers
    • Optimize internal systems and processes and update operating manuals
    • Ensure the operating procedures comply with regulatory and company requirements
    • Support the investment team in finding relevant contacts with listed companies and industry experts
  • Other (10%)
    • Take responsibility for the administration of the office (mostly outsourced)
    • Supervise and review monthly management accounts and tax returns (both are outsourced) as well as annual budget
    • Support the team with regards to client service, marketing, fundraising effort and investors due diligence when needed

                                                          

Qualification

  • 3 to 8 years fund management, accounting and/or operations experience in a buy-side firm, ideally in a similar position covering both operational and accounting responsibilities
  • SFC Paper 1 license preferable
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, accounting or other business-related disciplines
  • Knowledge of trade settlement, cash and valuation reconciliation as well as compliance check and internal control preferable
  • Experience in working in multi-cultural teams preferable
  • Strong analytical, project management and communication skills, structured thinker, good with numbers and high level of attention to details and data accuracy
  • Pro-active, independent and self-motivated, inquisitive with a critical mindset
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills

                                                          

Application to be sent to hr@ascendercapital.com identifying the position name in the email title.

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