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Fund Accounting Specialist

Employer
SEI Investments (Europe) Ltd.
Location
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jan 18, 2024

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Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
The SEI Luxembourg Fund Accounting (FA) team is seeking a Specialist. The FA team is responsible for ensuring the successful and accurate completion of the accounting and administrative servicing requirements, for various alternative regulated and unregulated fund products and structures, for assigned funds. The FA Specialist will be responsible for reviewing and monitoring the operational tasks performed by our Dublin office, in order to successfully meet client deliverables. This individual will be responsible for ensuring premier client service standards are achieved, within specified deadlines and according to best practices. This position may require occasional travel, predominantly within Europe.

Within any applicable tax limits for cross-border work, this position may be eligible to be performed in a hybrid fashion (in the office 3 or more days/week and from a home office up to 2 days/week).

What you will do:
  • Serve as a main daily contact for our colleagues in Dublin, in relation to a range of clients, and their deliverables, ensuring employees adhere to company policies and procedures, in alignment with established service level agreements made in conjunction with accounting teams and external stakeholders
  • Verify all established Fund Accounting processing procedures and controls are completed accurately, and in a timely manner.
  • Review, approve and provide comments, where applicable, on work performed by the Dublin office, including:
  • Calculation of monthly/quarterly revenue for assigned funds
  • Expense monitoring & budget analysis
  • Month-end/quarter-end valuation and reporting
  • Ensure coverage of any/all activities managed by the team
  • Respond to queries and information requests from clients and/or auditors within defined deadlines and with appropriate documentation
  • Identify, document and resolve actual/potential issues.
  • Supervise, train, coach and mentor junior colleagues/new employees, develop and motivate staff within the Fund Accounting discipline
  • Assist Authorized Management team with the development, implementation and maintenance of departmental procedures and documentation thereof; c ollaborate to ensure employees adhere to company policies and procedures
  • Ensure a seamless operational transition for new and converted funds from implementation to production mode from the implementation/conversion team
  • Further develop a comprehensive understanding of offshore and domestic fund accounting requirements for alternative and/or mutual funds
  • Continually assess and generate ideas to innovate our operational service model, with a focus on quality, efficiency and continuous improvement.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with external clients, as well as internal relationship managers and other functional teams and business units within SEI
  • Attend and participate in regular team meetings. Complete ad hoc projects, as needed.
What we need from you:
  • 3+ years' experience with fund accounting in Luxembourg, ideally with alternative investments (i.e. private debt/private equity/hedge funds/UCITs)
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of best practices (GAAP rules/IFRS principles) within the Investment (Financial) Services Industry, ideally within Luxembourg/EU
  • Ability to independently manage multiple projects and deadlines to meet strict deadlines, prioritizing work and maximizing efficiencies to manage time
  • Fluency in English language, with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • PC proficiency, particularly with Microsoft Office Suite
What we would like from you:
  • Third level qualification, preferably in Finance or related field
  • Proven supervisory skills, including experience leading/coaching/mentoring a team
  • Project management experience, including strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Knowledge of and expertise with the FIS Investran and/or Advent Geneva systems
  • Knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering requirements
  • Initiative and ownership of assigned deliverables and responsibilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Positive 'can do' attitude with excellent problem solving skills
  • Flexible/adaptable, detail-oriented team player
  • Fluency in foreign language(s) (both written and verbal) an advantage
  • Someone who will embody our SEI Values of courage, integrity, collaboration, inclusion, connection and fun. Please see our website for more information. https://www.seic.com/
Unit Overview:

SEI Investments - S.A. (SEI Lux") is a specialized PSF, under the supervision of the CSSF, providing administrative and transfer agency services to Luxembourg investment funds. SEI Lux is part of SEI group, which is a leading global provider of asset management and investment technology solutions. SEI's innovative solutions help corporations, financial institutions, financial advisors, and affluent families create and manage wealth. SEI is a people-focused organization, which encourages and recognizes employee development as being a critical component in the provision of excellent client service. An open, collaborative and detail oriented environment underpins this business objective.

SEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and so much more:

SEI is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We recognize that our people are our most valuable asset and are (literally) invested in your success we know that a healthy, happy and motivated workforce is key to our continued growth. We are focused on ensuring a healthy work-life balance.

We are a technology and asset management company, delivering on our promise of building brave futuresSM-for our clients, our communities, and ourselves. Come build your brave future at SEI.

Note :

This position will require a successful background check, including employment verification, education verification and criminal history review, once an offer has been extended and accepted.

SEI's competitive advantage:

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a comprehensive care for your physical and mental well-being, strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, hybrid working environment, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

We are a technology and asset management company delivering on our promise of building brave futuresSM-for our clients, our communities, and ourselves. Come build your brave future at SEI.

SEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and so much more...

After over 50 years in business, SEI remains a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions. Reflecting our experience within financial services and financial technology our offices encompass an open floor plan and numerous art installations designed to encourage innovation and creativity in our workforce. We recognize that our people are our most valuable asset and that a healthy, happy, and motivated workforce is key to our continued growth. At SEI, we're (literally) invested in your success. We offer our employees paid parental leave, back-up childcare arrangements, paid volunteer days, education assistance and access to thriving employee networks.

SEI is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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