Senior Fund Accountant

Job description

We are seeking a Senior Fund Accountant, reporting to a Manager within the Alternative Asset Services of Sanne, to have responsibility for the preparations of accurate portfolio valuations on a timely basis. You will typically be responsible for the preparation/overseeing of a number of

client portfolios (underlying accounting, financial statements preparation, regulatory requirements) including the development and mentoring of more junior team members and providing the highest quality of customer.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Assistant Manager, Manager and Director to ensure the planning, coordination and completion of NAVs, Management Reporting and
  • Statutory Reporting of corporate entities to ensure the team complies with all of its accounting and regulatory obligations and requirements including listing requirements and client reporting;
  • Assist with the Supervision and mentoring of a number of trainee fund accountants and fund accountants;
  • Liaising with fund managers, brokers, and custodians to communicate information and resolve issues on a timely basis;
  • Ensure that client responsibilities are managed effectively and to agreed client, best practice, regulatory and statutory deadlines;
  • Assisting the external auditors to ensure the audit function is executed on a timely and efficient basis;
  • Performing any additional responsibilities that may be required in the support of the on-going management and development of the division.
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual NAV’s ,
  • Management accounts and IPD’s and
  • Preparation of annual statutory financials statements.

Requirements

Skills / Experience:


Commerce degree with:

  • Registered accountant with SAICA; no post article experience required
  • Proficient in MS Excel;
  • Structural and detail orientated;
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills;
  • Ability to prioritise work and meet strict deadlines;
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills;
  • Motivated and driven;
  • Minimum of 2 years fund related accounting experience and
  • Private Debt and Capital Markets knowledge will be a distinct advantage.