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Fidelity International
in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Jan 20
Fidelity International
in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Jan 20
Fidelity  International
As a manager in Fund Accounting you will have responsibility for a team of Fund Accountants including training, development and recruitment and output. You will manage relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

Department overview

Global Business Operations & Fund Accounting (GBO) is the operational backbone of Fidelity International, crucial to the accurate, timely and efficient administration of our funds. Located in several global locations, including Dublin, we provide the middle and back office functions for the company ranging from trade settlement, corporate action processing and NAV generation, through to the production of reports and accounts for our funds. In an industry that is becoming ever more complex it's essential that we are able to be creative and adaptable in the services and solutions we offer. With this in mind, our mission is to add value in every aspect of investment administration by delivering excellent service with a combination of innovative flexible solutions, outstanding knowledge resources and total commitment to our company goals.

We achieve this by:

  • Providing a challenging and rewarding environment for our people
  • Working with customers on timely, cost effective and creative solutions
  • Constantly improving customer service delivery with strategic, scalable solutions in a risk-controlled environment

What you'll do

You will be a manager in the Fund Accounting Team in Ireland. The team is responsible for supporting the Global Fund Accounting teams to ensure the funds core accounting records are accurate and meet regulatory and accounting standards.

Your key accountabilities

  • Day to day management of a team of fund accountants
  • Recruitment, training, development, coaching and motivation.
  • All fund accounting controls are completed and accounting records are accurate and up-to-date,
  • Ensure daily accounting data is input into the books and records of the funds accurately
  • Production of key deliverables to SLA's.
  • Review of productivity and efficiency of the team with focus on controls, procedures and risk mitigation,
  • Management of relationships with key internal and external stakeholders,
  • Production of management information for key stakeholders,
  • Implementation and maintenance of an effective control framework to ensure the integrity of the books and records of all products
  • Create an environment of continuous improvement within the team

Your skills and experience

The role would suit you if you enjoy working as part of a team in a fast paced environment. Successful applicants will be able asked to demonstrate the following;

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong planning skills
  • Management experience
  • Knowledge of the asset management industry
  • Have a flexible approach, be self-motivated and a strong team player.
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to identify issues of potential risk
  • Accurate and numerate
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

Desirable qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Accountancy or Finance
  • Preferably Qualified accountant or qualified through experience
  • Good working knowledge of Office applications, particularly Excel and Access
  • Fund Accounting knowledge

If you have an aptitude for finance and accounting, thrive on continual learning and have the ability to work in a dynamic and fast moving environment we'd love to hear from you.

Company Overview

Great minds, better together.

Fidelity International is an equal opportunities employer and is commited to a policy of treating all its employees and job applications equally.