Senior Associate - Fund Accounting Support Services

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are part of Link Group, a leading global provider of financial administration solutions. As one of Europe’s leading asset servicing platforms, Link Asset Services interacts with almost 6m investors, administering and safeguarding £600bn of assets across 10 highly regulated markets.

Job Description

Ownership of the daily processing tasks within the fund accounting support team relating to Pricing, Corporate Actions & Income, Trades and maintenance of systems used within the department.

Client

  • Client Relationship: Point-of-contact for multiple clients (internal and external) at a daily operational level
  • Liaising with Fund Accounting teams, Custodians and Service Providers daily where issues arise with regards to the day-to-day running of corporate actions /income/pricing oversight and processing and to facilitate fund trade and portfolio reconciliations.

Operational

  • Oversight of pricing on funds’ portfolios and completion of pricing for new securities
  • Oversight of Corporate Action and Income processed daily on investment funds
  • Process trades sent by the Investment Manager to the Fund Accounting System via our Trade Capture system, Fund Recs Velocity Trade Capture
  • Oversight and maintenance of the exception management system (EMS) rules within InvestOne Enterprise
  • Implement efficiencies across the team and wider department to reduce manual processes
  • To ensure deadlines are met, by effective planning and scheduling

Compliance

  • To comply with appropriate internal controls within area of responsibility
  • Ensuring that operational checklists are followed
  • Prepare and maintain the procedures within the team

Ad hoc

  • To complete special projects and to perform other duties as required
  • Take an active role in the testing and implementation of new tasks as the team grows in size and complexity
  • Complete testing of new features on our InvestOne Enterprise and Fund Recs systems
  • Training of fund accounting team members during secondment periods in FASS
  • Setup and maintenance of Funds on the InvestOne Enterprise system and on Fund Recs, our automated reconciliations system

Qualifications

Required

  • Strong MS Office skills – in particular Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of Visual Basic programming
  • Accounting / Business Degree
  • 1 year minimum Fund Accounting experience
  • FIS InvestOne (formerly SunGard) experience
  • Knowledge of EMS (exception management system) module on Invest One
  • Experience pricing securities to the market using vendor backup
  • Analytical thinking: problem solving and reasoning skills

Desirable

  • Familiarity with Bloomberg terminal
  • Multitasking skills
  • Organisational skills

Additional Information

Focus on work life balance

Dress for your day policy

Quarterly team nights out

8am - 4.30pm working hours

Modern office in city centre location

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