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Manager, Fund Accounting

Job description

Join this dynamic Fund Accounting and Unit Pricing team in a pivotal project-based role, reviewing fund accounting and unit pricing data produced by offshore teams and being involved in change initiatives. This role encompasses critical responsibilities including valuation and unit pricing oversight, exception reporting investigation, KPI and SLA management, and as an escalation point and account manager to high profile investment managers and superannuation funds.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage client relationships by ensuring timely delivery of client requirements during the project.
  • Cultivate and nurture relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, serving as the escalation point for complex client issues and inquiries.
  • Collaborate closely with Client Executives, Account Managers, and Product Managers on client management and service enhancement initiatives.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for process improvement, enhancing operational efficiency and effectiveness within the client operating model and control framework.
  • Serve as the escalation point for upstream and downstream teams, leading collaborative efforts to resolve issues and develop training plans or documentation to prevent recurrence of identified gaps in processes.
  • Assume end-to-end responsibility for meeting fund accounting deliverables, fostering relationships with upstream and downstream teams across onshore and offshore locations.
  • Uphold the risk and control framework during daily deliverable reviews, conducting regular reviews of Fund Accounting procedures, processes, and MCA tests, and ensuring all requisite documentation and checklists are complete.

Key Competencies / Skills:

  • Expertise in Fund Accounting Operations and Unit Trust Pricing.
  • Knowledge of Investment Manager and Superannuation funds.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the Fund Accounting workflow, encompassing Unit Registry, Trade Processing, and Distributions.
  • Strong grasp of domestic and international financial markets and instruments, both listed and unlisted.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications Suite.

Qualifications / Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, Accounting, Mathematics, Economics, or a related discipline.
  • Previous experience in a comparable role.