Fund Accountant

Location: State of New South Wales
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH247926_1618197192

This role is an integral member of the Unlisted Infrastructure Finance team and will support the fund accounting activities and general administration of the fund manager's infrastructure strategies.

Responsibilities:

  • Daily management of accounting activities of fund portfolios.
  • Preparation of annual fund financial statements and managing engagement with external auditors and the Trustee & Responsible Entity Board of Directors
  • Preparation of quarterly fund BAS returns and annual fund tax returns
  • Preparation and review of monthly unit pricing calculations for a portfolio of unlisted infrastructure funds - stapled, pooled and segregated mandates, both hedged and unhedged.
  • Preparation of monthly client statements for unit holders of products and mandates.
  • Monthly AUM reporting.
  • Maintenance of Fund General Ledger and unit registers (held on FIS Investran system) within financial the risk management framework
  • Quarterly fund distribution & tax calculations
  • Calculation of monthly management & performance fees
  • preparing and implementing fund applications and redemptions
  • Cultivate excellent working relationships with the infrastructure fund team and support divisions (e.g. Tax, Treasury, Risk & Compliance)
  • Provide service to all parties in the Unlisted Infrastructure team, to a professional standing, taking responsibility for the accuracy, timeliness and satisfaction of defined requirements
  • Active participation in process improvement and productivity initiatives and engage in business wide projects as appropriate

The successful candidate will have

  • Circa 5 year's fund accounting & unit pricing experience is required Dynamic, positive 'can-do' attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Advanced excel skills & experience in fund administration/accounting systems
  • Excellent written and communication skills