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Manager or Senior Manager, Fund Accounting

Job description

This position is a key role within the high performing Fund Accounting and Unit Pricing team, with overall responsibility for the oversight of fund accounting teams in Sydney, Melbourne and in offshore hubs. The review and oversight responsibilities include, valuations/unit prices, investigation of exception reporting, KPI's and SLA's and ensuring all other monitoring requirements meet the Asia Pacific Governance Policy.


  • Client management involving meeting all client deliverables, client meetings and reviewing client change requests.
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external clients and serve as point of escalation of complex client issues or queries.
  • Work closely with Client Executives, Account Managers and Product Managers on client management and service improvement initiatives.
  • Be able to identify process improvements including gaps in the client operating model or control framework with a view to improving efficiency and effectiveness of the current process.
  • Point of contact for Senior Managers, Client Executives and/or Account Managers as well wider internal teams and ensuring they are informed of all issues that may arise and status of all deliverables. Escalating any potential system or deliverable issues.
  • Escalation point for upstream and downstream teams, leading the process to work through issues with relevant parties, including developing training plans/documentation for any gaps that are discovered in the process to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Overall responsibility for the end to the end process to meet your deliverables and building relationships with both upstream and downstream teams (onshore and offshore)
  • Responsible for the risk and control framework being followed during the daily deliverable review and by conducting regular reviews of Fund Accounting procedures and processes and MCA tests. Including all appropriate documentation is saved and checklists being completed.


Technical/Specialist skills/competencies

  • Fund Operations & Unit Trust Pricing
  • Investment Manager and Superannuation funds.
  • End to end knowledge of the Fund Accounting workflow including but not limited to Unit Registry, Trade Processing and Distributions.
  • Strong understanding of financial markets and instruments, both domestic and international, listed and unlisted.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications Suite


  • Degree level qualification in Business, Accounting, Mathematics, Economics or similar discipline.
  • Experience in a similar role