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

We are recruiting an Associate to join our Fund Account Support Services team in Dublin.
 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following;

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 trade processing, portfolio reconciliations and pricing oversight.
Operational
  • Process trades sent by the Investment Manager to the Fund Accounting System via our Trade Capture system, Fund Recs Velocity Trade Capture
  • Reconcile funds’ Positions via our FundRecs Velocity software. Query and resolve breaks
  • Oversight of Pricing on funds’ portfolios and completion of pricing for new securities
  • 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

Qualifications

Required

  • 1 year minimum Fund Accounting experience 
  • FIS InvestOne (formerly SunGard) experience
  • Trade Capture experience
  • Fund Recs Velocity platform experience
  • Familiarity with Bloomberg terminal
  • Strong MS Office skills – in particular Word and Excel
  • Third level qualification in Accountancy / Finance or a business related discipline, or relevant experience related to the position 

Desirable

  • Strong Organisational skills
  • Analytical thinking: problem solving and reasoning skills
  • Strong multitasking skills

 

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