Fund Accountant

Employer
Hays Accountancy & Finance
Location
Sydney, Australia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 03, 2022
Closes
Jul 13, 2022
Ref
15200310
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Leading global bank requires a Fund Accountant on a 4 mth contract for an immediate start - $440/ day + super.
Your new company
Working in the Fund Accounting team in Sydney, a leading global bank requires a Fund Accountant for a 4 month contract, for an immediate start.

Your new role
As a Fund Accounting Specialist, you'll play an important role in ensuring the accurate valuation and daily pricing of funds, reviewing the distribution calculations of funds and ensuring the correct disclosures in the financial statements. In addition, you'll be required to:
  • Prepare portfolio activity, portfolio analysis, client valuations and client specific reporting on a daily, monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Establish and maintain a great working relationship with custodians/administrators, portfolio managers, auditors, and other key business stakeholders.
  • Review the fund distribution calculations prepared by the custodian on a monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual basis depending on the fund's distribution frequency.
  • Review financial statements, BAS, trust tax returns and other information for submission to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, Australian Taxation Office and Australian Bureau of Statistics.
  • Review monthly management expense ratio (MER) to ensure the proper calculation of management fee by the administrator.
  • Review and analyse any variances in financial information and perform ad-hoc analysis.
What you'll need to succeed
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Accounting/Finance or similar field
  • CPA/CA qualifications
  • Previous experience in a fund accounting role in a financial services organisation
  • Good understanding of the Fund industry (including custodian) or asset management industry.
What you'll get in return

This is a 4 month contract, paying an attractive day rate of $440 + super, with the potential to go permanent.

What you need to do now
If you are interested pursuing this role, please contact me on 02 8226 9729, or via email nathan.wilkinson@hays.com.au. If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new job in Senior Finance please call me for a confidential discussion.

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