Fund Accountant – SGSS Dublin

 Dublin, Ireland       Permanent contract        Security

Responsibilities

Description of the Business Line or Department

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has been active in Ireland for 20 years and is a leading player in servicing Irish domiciled and offshore collective investment vehicles. We act locally as fund administrator and depositary for a wide range of international clients who manage schemes from UCITS to AIFs including private equity and real estate structures, hedge funds and special investment vehicles.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

The role will involve the calculation of Net Asset Value for a variety of complex funds amongst a variety of other tasks and projects in a dynamic and varied atmosphere. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial mind-set who is eager to gain broad exposure and experience away from functionalised fund accounting. Reporting directly to your account manager

Summary of responsibilities 

Ø  Perform A-Z of NAV process.

Ø  Ensures timely and accurate calculation of the Net Asset Value.

Ø  Preparation of cash and stock reconciliation. Ensures that all reconciling items are followed up and escalated where necessary.

Ø  Proactive in response to (internal and external) client queries.

Ø  Communicates issues on a timely basis to Fund Accounting Supervisor.

Ø  Ability to be flexible and work effectively both within a team structure and independently.

Ø  Be proactive in identifying potential client issues.


Profile Required

WORK EXPERIENCE

Ø  1-2 years’ experience in fund accounting.

Ø  Good organisational, interpersonal and communication skills necessary.

Ø  Strong attention to detail.

Ø  Good initiative required but also ability to recognize when escalation of issues needs to be taken.

Ø  Strong financial product knowledge.

Ø  Good IT skills, knowledge of SQL, VBA an advantage.

Ø  French an advantage.

Ø  Knowledge of GP3 an advantage.

Ø  Experience in migrations / parallel run an advantage.

EDUCATION

Ø  Degree required – preferred business/accounting/finance concentration.

LANGUAGES

Fluent English


Why Join Us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.


Business Insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Societe Generale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment


We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Job code: 19000W15
Business unit: Société Générale Securities Services
Starting date: 27/01/2020
Date of publication: 25/11/2019
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Fund Accountant – SGSS Dublin

Permanent contract   |   Dublin   |   Security