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My client a top Asset Management firm, is looking to hire someone for a 12 month contract in Edinburgh. The role is Fund Accounting.

Job Code: 04182016
Location: Edinburgh
Pay Rate: Excellent
Duration: 12 Months
Travel:

Job Description:

Responsibilities of the team include:

  • Oversight of Net Asset Valuation process carried out by the Fund Administrators and general administrator relationship oversight.
  • Oversight and project management of the annual and semi-annual Financial Statement process.
  • Management of the cash monitoring and forecasting process – working closely with
  • Oversight and management of the FX hedging process.
  • Ownership of Subscription/Redemption (and other payments) processing in the firms internal systems.
  • Cash exception management and forecasting.
  • Ownership of pricing reconciliation processes.
  • Fund tax related work.

Essential:

  • Have attained a professional qualification in tax and/or accounting 
  • Educated to degree level with a proven track record in a role within an Investment Management Operations with experience in Fund Accounting, Tax or Operations.
  • Excellent excel and data manipulation skills.
  • An understanding of pooled investment fund structures 
  • Knowledge of Custody, TA and Depositary functions.
  • Previous relevant experience in the investment management industry or professional service firms.
  • An understanding of investment level taxes (capital gains/ transactions taxes/ withholdings taxes).
  • Ability to prepare impact assessments and reports.
  • Strong relationship management skills, ability to develop relationships with stakeholder departments.
  • Educated to degree level with a proven track record in a management role within an Investment Management Operations with experience in Fund Accounting, Operations, and/or Client Service.
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