Trainee Fund Accountant

Job description

Role summary:

We are seeking a Trainee Fund Accountant, reporting to a Manager within the Debt Division of Sanne, to have responsibility for the preparations of accurate portfolio valuations on a timely basis. You will typically be responsible for the accounting of a number of portfolios.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Manager to ensure the completion of NAVs, Management Reporting and Statutory;
  • Reporting of corporate entities to ensure the team;
  • Liaising with fund managers, brokers, and custodians;
  • Ensure that client responsibilities are managed;
  • Assisting the external auditors to ensure the audit;
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual NAV’s,;
  • Management accounts and IPD’s;
  • Preparation of annual statutory financials statements;
  • Assisting with cash management and bank payments;
  • Responsibility for all bookkeeping of clients in complies with all of its accounting and regulatory obligations and requirements including listing requirements and client reporting; to communicate information and resolve issues on a timely basis; effectively and to agreed client, best practice, regulatory and statutory deadlines; function is executed on a timely and efficient basis; and portfolio.


Skills / Experience:

  • Commerce degree with:
  • Financial Accounting 3
  • Taxation 1
  • Auditing 1 OR Internal Auditing 2 OR Internal Control & code of Ethics
  • Corporate Law 1 OR Commercial Law 2
  • Management accounting;
  • 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 and Financial sector and Fund knowledge will be a distinct advantage.