Fund Accountant

Job Description

A leading asset manager based in Cape Town is in search of a Fund Accountant to join their dynamic team. The ideal individual will be someone who is able to foster meaningful relationships, and be someone who is continuously looking at ways to improve business processes.

Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside portfolio managers, investment directors and principals, legal & transaction management teams
  • Fund liquidity management, funding requirements for investments, capital and income returns on investments, fund expenses
  • Managing available external funding available from investor and credit facilities
  • Operational management of unlisted investments including liaison with counterparties, facility agents and administrators on the calculation, allocation, invoicing and receipt of interest, fees and capital repayments
  • Oversight over all functions performed by outsourced third-party administrators, including monitoring and measurement of their services and managing the relationship
  • Investor and financial reporting including review & sign-off of fund reports received from the administrator
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders around investor reporting and liaising with administrators and auditors for annual financial statements

Requirements:

  • CA(SA) or equivalent professional qualification
  • Minimum of 2-3 years accounting experience in financial services industry
  • Previous asset management, private funds or fund administration experience a distinct advantage

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