Senior Fund Accountant - Hedge Fund Accounting Senior Fund Accountant - Hedge Fund Accounting …

Funds Partnership Asia
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Sep 20
Competitive
Funds Partnership Asia
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Sep 20
Competitive
Funds Partnership Asia
Our client is a leading provider of alternative investment services and is one of the largest fund administration businesses globally. As part of their rapid expansion, they are currently looking to hire a Senior Hedge Fund Accountant to join their team. Excellent career progression.

Job Duties in Brief:

  • Handle accounting for assigned moderate to complex funds, including review of daily price control checks, P&L reasonableness, inter system reconciliations, ensuring that reconciling items are investigated and resolved, or escalated in a timely manner.
  • Ensure controls are in place and accounts are accurate on a daily basis, providing clear and accurate management information to support decision-making.
  • Fully reconcile the month end trial balance to independent support for the assigned moderate to complex funds.
  • Prepare month end balance sheet reconciliation (“ME pack”) fully supported with source documentation.
  • Provide insightful commentary for balance sheet and P&L movements.
  • Daily and monthly product pricing for assigned funds.
  • Understanding the pricing methodology and valuation models for applicable products in sufficient detail to be able to ensure absolute accuracy.
  • Prepare year end audit financial statements and audit packs
  • Answer ad-hoc questions from various groups including auditors (internal and external), and the global peer group.
  • Work with portfolio manager and traders for the assigned fund to improve knowledge of financial products and trading strategies.
  • Work with team members in Operations, Investor Services function as necessary.

 

About you:

  • University degree in accounting, finance, economics or professional accounting designation, or related discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in accounting for the financial services sector, particularly Hedge Funds, or Fund Administration.
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS
  • Experience with Advent Geneva preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and proficiency in English (both verbal and written)
  • A motivated, bright and diligent individual who is driven to meet deadlines
Company Overview

Funds Partnership is a global boutique executive search firm specialising in the investment management industry. Due to our clients’ location and language-specific needs, Funds Partnership focuses on 6 core markets: Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Japan, India and Australia – all which have thriving fund ecosystems.

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