Fund Accountant M/F

Vacancy details

General information

Entity

CACEIS is the asset servicing banking group of Crédit Agricole dedicated to institutional and corporate clients.

Through offices across Europe, North America and Asia, CACEIS offers a broad range of services covering execution, clearing, depositary and custody, fund administration, middle office outsourcing, forex, securities lending, fund distribution support and issuer services.

With assets under custody of €2.6 trillion and assets under administration of €1.7 trillion, CACEIS is a European leader in asset servicing and one of the major players worldwide (figures as of 31st December 2018).  

Reference

2020-48678  

Publication date

31/05/2020

Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Finance / Accounting

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Job summary

Job Objectives:

 

The Fund Accountant shall work as part of a fund accounting team and shall be responsible for completing daily tasks as assigned by the Supervisor to the highest standards.

The level of client service CIL offers drives the success of the company, and the fund accountant is expected to display the highest standards of professionalism in dealing with clients and fellow staff members alike.

 
 Main Duties and Responsibilities: 


Responsible for completing the NAV of assigned funds for Supervisor review.  This involves:

 ·         Data collection and trade input.

·         Reconciliation of cash and assets with the funds’ brokers and custodian

·         Processing Capital Stock Activity and reconciliation of share balances.

·         Fee and expense processing in the NAV.

·         Ensuring pricing of the portfolio is in accordance with agreed pricing policies.

·         Follow-up and resolution of any issues associated with these tasks

·         Ensure NAVs are delivered by the agreed deadline.

 

Additional Duties:

 ·         Interact effectively with all internal and external third parties: E.g. CIL’s Trade processing/matching/settlement dept., Transfer Agent, Pricing Dept., CACEIS Trustees.

·         Ensure compliance of funds with the fund documentation (including Prospectus, Admin. agreement and Operating Memorandum).

·         Preparation of auditor information requests (including timely response to queries).

·         Calculate fees to be charged to the funds and prepare invoices.

·         Work on various projects assigned.

·         Participate in team meetings and be responsible for advising the Supervisor of any issues that are affecting their work such as report delays, system problems etc.

·         To be proactive in sharing information with other team members and assisting others when necessary.

·         The Fund Accountant is a representative of CIL and, as such, is responsible for communicating with all internal and external resources in a professional and respectful manner.

 

Position localisation

Geographical area

Europe, Ireland

City

Dublin

Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

• A relevant Third level business qualification or equivalent professional qualification.

Level of minimal experience

0-2 years

Experience

• A year's experience within a similar role is desirable.
• Knowledge of varying fund types desirable.

Required skills

• Computer literacy is essential, skilled in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word.

Technical skills required

• To enjoy working with numbers and analysing data.
• To be organised and methodical in their approach to work with an eye for detail.
• Good interpersonal and communication skills.
• Team player who will participate and contribute in team meetings.
• To be a self-starter, enthusiastic, flexible and motivated to learn and develop as the department evolves.
• To be able to work under their own initiative.