Institutional Fund Accountant (CA/SA) - Tracking Talent, Cape Town

  • Cape Town
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Banking
  • Posted by Tracking Talent on Friday, May 10, 2019
  • Reference: 34131
  • Apply before Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 21 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Tracking Talent
Page 1 of 2 Institutional Fund Accountant TITLE: Fund Accountant REPORTING LINE: Operations Manager To perform and end to end fund accounting role as part of either the CIS and Life or Segregated Fund Accounting team. Duties and Responsibilities ...

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Institutional Fund Accountant

TITLE: Fund Accountant

REPORTING LINE: Operations Manager

To perform and end to end fund accounting role as part of either the CIS and Life or Segregated

Fund Accounting team.

Duties and Responsibilities

Institutional Fund Accounting

- Processing and setting up of audit, trustee, custody and management fees

- Ensuring Variation Margin is processed correctly and matches the Clearing House

Statement daily

- Ensure capturing / processing of all 3rd Party duplication trades to the accounting system

timeously and accurately (ensure they match the third-party valuation reports)

- Pricing of funds and ensuring the valuation of financial instruments are in line with the

funds' performance e.g. equities, bonds, and derivatives.

- Understand tolerance level checking against a benchmark and are familiar with what is

deemed as an unacceptable asset and NAV fund price variance

- Responsible for running, checking and sending of client reports daily and monthly

- Handling queries efficiently to ensure resolution of both internal and external client

queries (in conjunction with the Client Delivery team)

- Ensure appropriate controls are in place to mitigate risk

- Supporting the management and co-ordination of team deliverables relating to projects

and new client take-on's

CIS and Life Fund Accounting

- Processing and setting up of audit, trustee, custody and management fees

- Ensuring Variation Margin is processed correctly and matches the Clearing House

Statement daily

- Ensure capturing / processing of all 3rd Party duplication trades to the accounting system

timeously and accurately (ensure they match the third-party valuation reports)

- Ability to manage client cash flows (subscriptions and redemptions) and ensure units in

issue reconcile to Transfer Agency

- Pricing of funds within the Collective Investment Scheme, ie Daily unitisation and ensuring

the valuation of financial instruments are in line with the funds' performance e.g. equities,

bonds, and derivatives

- Understand how total fund performance is calculated and impacted with each entry

captured

- Monitor and perform income distribution calculations for each fund class

- Understand tolerance level checking against a benchmark and are familiar with what is

deemed as an unacceptable asset and NAV fund price variance

- Responsible for running, checking and sending of client reports daily and monthly

- Handling queries efficiently to ensure resolution of both internal and external client queries

(in conjunction with the Client Delivery team)

- Ensure appropriate controls are in place to mitigate risk

- Supporting the management and co-ordination of team deliverables relating to projects

and new client take-on's

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Required Experience

Ideally suited to a new CA who is interested in a career within Fund Services.

Experience in auditing asset management/investments/unit trust companies during articles is

advantageous

System Exposure

Relevant exposure to Investment reporting systems. Solid Excel skills required


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