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<span>Associate Fund Accounting Manager</span>

Associate Fund Accounting Manager

Other Guernsey, Guernsey Full-time
Company Description

About Us 

Fund services | Corporate | Capital markets | Private client | Regulatory & Compliance 

We help clients succeed by unlocking new value through expertise, trust and scale. We deliver solutions that solve complex challenges faced by asset managers, financial institutions, corporates, high net-worth individuals and family offices. 

With a curious mindset, we ask the right questions to get to the right solution, faster. We collaborate to win together, sharing successes and shaping the future of our global business. Our culture of support and recognition provides the tools and opportunities for you to grow, while unlocking the most value for our clients and making your mark with Ocorian. 

Expertise: We deliver specialist, tech-enabled solutions for our clients grounded on deep industry expertise. 

Trust: We’re a trusted partner to over 8,000 clients globally. We are proud to have long-lasting partnerships with our clients. 

Scale: With more than 1,500 colleagues, we operate across 20+ countries, our scale enables us to support our clients globally and locally, providing a seamless client experience across borders and service lines. 

Job Description

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Responsible for the planning and preparation of financial reports for a portfolio of funds – both Private Equity and listed. Ensure reporting deadlines are met and the delivery of client accounting requirements are in compliance with Ocorian’s contractual obligations. Overseeing and managing a team to meet the required output.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and maintain processes to ensure the timely delivery of client accounting requirements in relation to financial reports and accounts for all entities in allocated portfolio including the production of annual audited accounts; interim accounts; quarterly net asset valuations and capital statements.
  • Ensure that current accounting standards (UK GAAP, IFRS or US GAAP) and best practice principles are applied to the accounts production process and kept current as such standards and principles develop.
  • Establish reporting procedures for new funds and other entities based on fund documents and client reporting requirements.
  • Liaise with clients and other professional advisers to agree timetables for the production of accounts.
  • Attend board meetings and other client meetings to present accounts and discuss accounting related matters.
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure the timely completion of audits for fund and fund related entities.
  • Ensure that regulatory and statutory reporting requirements are met in so far as they relate to the financial accounting responsibilities.
  • Ensure that the team’s procedures are documented, followed and frequently reviewed and improved.
  • Work with the Head of Fund Accounting to manage and develop the structure and reporting lines within the accounting team and to determine the required staffing levels and ensure that candidates are recruited.
  • Provide for the necessary training facilities to equip staff to fulfil their responsibilities and ensure that staff objectives and management goals are agreed, clearly stated and followed.
  • Any other such duties that might be reasonably required for this role.

 

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Qualifications Required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 

  • Solid and pragmatic accounting skills and technical accounting knowledge. Either ACCA or ACA qualified. 

  • Experience of fund accounting 

  • Excellent presentational, written and verbal communication skills. Attention to detail. 

  • Excellent organisational and planning skills including managing expectations which will include determining that which is important versus that which is urgent 

  • Advanced Excel skills and strong IT skills. Knowledge of efront system would be beneficial. 

  • Professionalism and ability to win the respect of clients 

  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team 

  • Ability to interact with colleagues at all levels 

  • The ability and patience to develop staff from both a training and personal development perspective. 

  • The drive to make continuous improvements 

  • Flexibility to adapt as the role  or the company develops 

Additional Information

All staff are expected to embody our core values that underpin everything that we do and that reflect the skills and behaviours we all need to be successful.  These are:

  • We are CLIENT CENTRIC – Clients are at the centre of our world, and we’re committed to providing expertise and specialist solutions to meet their most complex challenges.
  • We are AMBITIOUS – We aim high. We think and act globally, seizing every opportunity to delight our clients and support our colleagues - wherever in the world they may be.
  • We are AGILE – We act on our initiative to get things done for our clients. Our independence gives us the flexibility and freedom to keep things simple, efficient and effective.
  • We are COLLABORATIVE – With a curious mindset, we ask the right questions to get to the right solution, for our clients faster. We collaborate to win together and share our successes.
  • We are ETHICAL – We behave with integrity at all times and assume positive intent, building trust through responsible actions and honest relationships.

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