Fund Accountant – Italian Speaker, Associate 1

Location
Krakow
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Aug 2017
Closes
05 Sep 2017
Ref
150636
Job Role
Finance Analyst
Sector
Banking
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Part qualified, Qualified

Purpose Of Role:

The Fund Accountant is responsible for calculating the net asset values of funds by processing daily accounting related functions to ensure funds prices are accurate and delivered to the client in a timely fashion. The Fund Accountant is the central point of contact for all accounting support functions and analyzes the information received; making sure any discrepancy is monitored and resolved professionally

Specific Duties:

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

CALCULATION OF FUND NET ASSET VALUE

  • Complete Net Asset Value calculation ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
  • Complete and prove reasonability of the Fund valuation components.

RECONCILIATION – ACCOUNTING RELATED

  • Compares and confirms account balances per trial balance to account balances per subsidiary ledgers, Research any discrepancies.
  • Complete fund accountant checklist when required in accordance with procedures.
  • Ensure agreed timelines are adhered to.

OTHER

  • Maybe required to undertake to review fund evaluation components.
  • Involvement in departmental ad-hoc projects.
  • Involvement in the training and development of other team members as necessary.
  • Make recommendations for changes to processes and procedures and prepare documentation for review as required.

NON - TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

COMMUNICATION

  • Resolve review points highlighted by senior fund accountants and team supervisor and ensure they are kept informed of progress.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with internal clients and colleagues.

ORGANISATION

  • Undertake appropriate housekeeping duties e.g. filing, archiving, operation of clean desk policy.

TRAINING AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Work with Senior Fund Accountant / Team supervisor to identify objectives at the start of each year and keep them up to date.
  • Actively participate in the appraisal process by completing a self-evaluation and suggesting appropriate development.
  • Take responsibility for personal development and training.

Specific Qualifications / Skills:

  • Numeracy / Literacy skills.
  • Accuracy and ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • PC literate and competent in use of spreadsheets and word processing.
  • Basic understanding of fund administration would be useful but not essential.
  • Good command of English.
  • Good command of Italian language

Critical Behaviors for Success as defined

  • Takes Ownership and Initiative
  • Ensures accuracy and quality
  • Provides outstanding service
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Displays Insight & Influence
  • Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork

Level Of Education:

University Students or Graduates

Previous Level Of Experience:

Previous experience in fund administration preferred but not essential.