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Fund Accounting Officer (#1,022,640,959) 

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Fund Accounting OfficerIntroductionReferenc CPT001895-FS-1Our client based in Woodstock, Cape Town is looking for a Fund Accounting Administrator within their Financial/Investment department. If you have the following behavioural competency and 1 to 4 years post article experience, we look forward to receiving . DescriptionBehavioural CompetencyOutstanding analytical, numerical and reasoning skills.Good organisational skills.Discretion when dealing with confidential information.Strong communications skills in both written and verbal.Driven and personally motivated to succeed.Creative, innovative with excellent problem-solving skills.The ability to meet pressurized deadlines is essential.Persistent, methodical and detail orientated.Self-disciplined.Ability to follow rule, procedure and policies.Duties include the following, but not limited to:Working with other colleagues to get the following regular tasks completed: Responsibility as part of a team for Fund Accounting daily processes, adhering to daily deadlines.Meeting client deadlines in terms of various service level agreements.Responding to client queries including liaising with various data provider platforms.Preparation and assistance with yearend audits and interim financials according to IFRS requirements.Compliance - regulatory reporting.Department administrative functions.Daily pricing:Extract prices from price feed and update into systemDaily expense and income accrualsDaily monitoring of scrip and cashReporting of daily NAVsReview of trial balance for each fund for accuracy and reasonablenessReconciliation of all balances to external sources Corporate actions:Track and record corporate actionsHighlight complex corporate events in advance and be able to implement and understand the accounting aspects of the eventsPortfolio trades:Trade monitor, capture, settlement - equity, money market, CIS tradesFX trade monitoring, execution, capture, settlementLiaising with brokers, custodian, investment manager to resolve any issues arising from tradesCompliancEnsure compliance with client's mandates and industry standards.Daily, monthly, quarterly, annual extraction of data for compliance purposes; ability to apply analytical skills to identify problem areas in any dataReporting:Preparation and/or review of regular and ad hoc management reportsDaily/quarterly/semi-annual/annual reporting in terms of financial regulator/investment manager/custodian/director requirementsAssist in the provision of information in the preparation of financial statements in terms of IFRSPreparation and assistance with the annual auditPerformance calculationsSystems integration: Ensure integration across all systemsPerform system reconciliations on a daily basisGeneral:Regularly update of procedure manualsWillingness to independently maintain up to knowledge of the industry and applicable legislationWilling to embrace new systems and proceduresMaintain good relationships with brokers/custodian and set up new relationships and accounts where required.Requirements:Must be AGASA, Should have completed SAICA Articles.1-4 Years of Post Article experienceDegree in Commerce/Honours Degree in CommerceMust have ability to effectively communicate in a business environment in English using written and verbal communication.Financial Services working experience and working knowledge of Investone, Decalog, Xamin and Tax8 would be an added advantage.Preference will be given to candidates with Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, and who are familiar with Bloomberg and Reuters Terminal Services.Salary: Market relatedApplication Process:It is imperative that when applying for this position you make use of the otherwise will not be consideredVacancy Reference no: CPT001895 To apply for the above mentioned position, : DisabledIf you don't hear from us within 3 weeks of , consider unsuccessful

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