Fund Accountant

JOB # 141 LOCATION George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
  • Anywhere

Key Duties:

  • Responsible for the planning and preparation of financial reports for a portfolio of funds, ensuring reporting deadlines are met and the delivery of client accounting requirements are in compliance with the Company’s contractual obligations.
  • Develop and maintain a process to ensure the timely delivery of client accounting requirements in relation to financial reports and accounts for all entities in allocated portfolio including the production of annual audited accounts; interim unaudited accounts; quarterly unaudited net asset valuations and capital statements for a growing portfolio of co-investment vehicles and other client related entities.
  • Ensure that current accounting standards and best practice principles are applied to the accounts production process.
  • Establish/adhering to reporting procedures for new funds and other entities based on fund documents and client reporting requirements.
  • Provide guidance and support to administration team to ensure that the book-keeping arising from transactions is performed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Calculate Net Asset Values in accordance with individual funds’ requirements.
  • Liaise with clients and other professional advisers to agree timetables for the production of accounts.
  • Attend board meetings and other client meetings to present accounts and discuss accounting related matters.
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure the timely completion of audits for fund and fund related entities.
  • Ensure that regulatory and statutory reporting requirements are met in so far as they relate to the financial accounting responsibilities.

Qualifications:

  • Qualified Accountant with 2-5 fund industry experience with accounting skills and technical accounting knowledge.
  • Excellent presentational, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills including managing expectations which will include determining that which is important versus that which is urgent.
  • Advanced Excel skills and strong IT skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.