Specialist Fund Accountant

Specialist Fund Accountant

My client manages £200 + billion on behalf of institutional and retail investors, financial institutions and high net worth clients from around the world, invested in a broad range of active strategies across equities, fixed income, multi-asset, alternatives and real estate. They are looking for a Specialist Fund Accountant.

Team Overview

The Specialist Fund Accountant reports into Lead Specialist Fund Accountant –

Overview of role

  • Proven knowledge of Derivatives Products, both OTC and ETD.
  • Follow up with brokers and third party pricing agents on valuation and position breaks.
  • Review price differences between brokers and third party pricing agents.

  • Update and review of Fair Valuation and associated processes
  • Communicate agreed Fair Valuation decisions to the third party Fund Administrator
  • Review of stale prices

  • Regular project assistance

Essential Skills

  • University degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics;
  • Excellent English, with at least one additional European language (French, Italian, German…);
  • At least 4 years’ experience in the Fund Accounting in Luxembourg, with experience in derivatives being a distinct advantage;
  • Excellent computer skills, with a strong knowledge of MS Excel and MS Access;
  • Excellent organisational, analytical and communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team.

Desirable Skills

Sound understanding of Reuters and pControl.


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