Hedge Fund Accounting - Manager

Recruiter
SS&C Fund Services (Asia) Pte Ltd
Location
Sydney, Australia
Salary
SR100k - SR140k
Posted
24 Jul 2022
Closes
06 Aug 2022
Ref
15576995
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • In-depth understanding of complex investment products, performance fee calculations, fund structures, side pockets and distributions etc.
  • Serve as main contact for client escalation and respond to various requests from clients, their investors or auditors
  • Develop solid relationship with clients through regular client service review and monitoring of KPIs to ensure client expectation are exceed at all times
  • Ensure highest standard of service is delivered consistently to clients through pro-active client management
  • Supervise a team locally and provide leadership, training, and coaching to the fund accountants in the team
  • Manage performance of direct reports. Provide feedback in appraisal and guidance to staff career development
  • Manage offshore team in India through regular governance call to ensure SLAs are met and conduct regular training sessions onsite, as required
  • Liaison with business partners such as Product and Sales team on marketing tactics, product development and sales pitches
  • Take lead in new business onboarding by offering advisory to client on fund setup, trade interface development, system setup and legal fund documentation review
  • Participate in Client's Board of Director's meeting and present administrator report to the Board, where required
  • Keep abreast of all alternative investment industry developments and drive any procedural or technology enhancements accordingly
  • Be actively involved in projects and process improvements and a key stakeholder in ad hoc projects


CREDENTIALS
  • Minimum 6+ years' experience in alternative investments, preferably in hedge fund accounting
  • 2+ years management experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or commensurate experience
  • An accountancy qualification will be an advantage
  • CPA or CFA preferred
  • Experience with Advent Geneva is an advantage
  • Experience with financial statements preparation and disclosures preferred
  • Proficient in Bloomberg and Microsoft Office (eg. Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to work in changing, fast-paced work environment
  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills- able to communicate effectively with team, peers and management
  • Strong dispute resolution and effective problem solving skills
  • Solid people management skills with the ability to provide direction and coaching to peers
  • Proven team work skills; able to recognize where you can help the team complete all daily and monthly tasks.
  • Demonstrated customer service and continuous improvement focus
  • Ability to lead projects and conduct client presentations
  • Able to handle multiple client relationships to ensure client expectations are exceeded at all times
  • Ability to work over time during month end peak operation

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