Fund Accountant (Malta)

Our client, a fund administration business providing a comprehensive suite of accounting, fund administration, and corporate services to a range of investment funds and corporate entities, is seeking a Fund Accountant (Malta). Their team is made up of highly qualified and experienced multi-lingual professionals and they pride themselves in delivering a professional, competitive, efficient, and timely service to their clients

They currently administer a diverse portfolio of investment funds and entities including mutual funds, UCITs, property funds, feeder funds, multi-currency and multi-share class funds, and funds with various segregated portfolios which follow various investment strategies, as well as fund managers, advisors and other financial services entities.

The Fund Accountant (Malta) will be required to travel occasionally to other offices mainly Spain and the United Kingdom.

The candidate will be responsible on a daily basis for preparing the accounting of all transactions, prepare dealing summaries linked to subscriptions and redemptions, prepare the NAV calculations for a number of funds and corporate entities in our current portfolio as well as be involved in setting-up and servicing new clients.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Daily direct reporting to Head of Fund Services, Fund Accounting Manager and Shareholder Services Senior Supervisor in relation to preparation and review of NAV calculations, shareholders and financial reporting
  • Ensure all deliverables are completed within deadlines and controls are evidenced
  • Perform quality and compliance assurance checks on information received, to external and independent sources and in accordance with regulatory requirements
  • Process invoices and payments in accordance with our remit and in a timely manner
  • Prepare and review daily bank reconciliations
  • Intercompany, assets and investments reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Prepare, review and present monthly cashflow reports, KPI reports and other investment reporting as requested for monthly/quarterly meetings for the funds’ investment strategy committees and board of directors
  • Liaise with the shareholders services team in relation to subscriptions and redemptions and related charges and commissions
  • Assist the shareholder and compliance services team with review of dealing summaries, monthly statements contract notes, share register updating and any client acceptance and due diligence procedures
  • Prepare, review and present financial statements
  • Assist with the smooth completion of annual audits including finalisation of all financial statements prior to review by the external auditors to ensure completeness and accuracy
  • Provide exceptional client service by building strong relationships with our clients (fund managers, fund directors, promoters, brokers, custodians, intermediaries and other third parties)
  • Develop strong knowledge of the client’s operations, underlying asset classes and hedging mechanisms.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • A University degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is required
  • At least 1 years´ work experience in a fund accounting environment is essential
  • Previous experience of PFS- Paxus integrated fund administration system is required
  • Excellent MS Excel and strong MS Office required
  • Part-qualification in ACCA or equivalent
  • Strong organisational skills, ability to manage and track multiple tasks and deliverables simultaneously
  • Excellent teamwork, interpersonal, client relationship and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Complies with internal controls, policies and procedures
Job Category: Latest jobs in Gibraltar
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Malta
Salary: DOE

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