Fund Accounting Manager

Permanent contract|Dublin|Other job functions

Fund Accounting Manager

Dublin, Ireland Permanent contract Other job functions


The Fund Valuation Services (SGSS/FSO/FVS) department, which is part of the Fund Services Operations Division, is responsible for the accounting and valuation of collective investment schemes (UCIs or funds) and fund portfolios.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

Reporting to the Head of Fund Valuation Services Operations with strong interactions with senior management, the Fund Accounting Manager is responsible for planning and managing the operational processes according to the strategy deployed by the entity.

Summary of Responsibilities

  • Perform and/or monitor quality and internal controls for all team deliverables
  • Plan and manage the daily processes
  • Identify issues and problems in service delivery and carry out necessary corrective action
  • Ensure that Key Performance Indicators are produced and dispatched as required
  • Monitor errors, complaints and potential breaches.
  • Manage absences, time keeping and holiday/cover arrangements within the teams
  • Ensure that the team operates efficiently, adheres to procedures and internal checks and
    sign off within required timelines.
  • Effective management of people, ensuring that all employees within the team have clear
    annual goals and objectives.
  • Assist with recruitment of new staff
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with clients, third parties and colleagues, communicating effectively through formalised reporting and ad hoc liaison.
  • Ensure sufficiently trained staff is available to service the client/s and deliver quality service.
  • Prepare monthly activity report to management.
  • Participate in the development, testing and implementation of new systems and products
  • Implement client specific Fund Accounting projects (new business development review, planning & roll out).
  • Highlight all potential risks with possible solutions in a timely manner to management.
  • Attend regular meetings with existing or prospective clients.
  • Keep up to date on any technical and regulatory developments within the business

Profile required

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities and Competencies

  • Strong organisational, inter-personal and communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Demonstrate excellent client focus across multiple fund types.
  • Demonstration of strong industry knowledge is essential.
  • Significant product knowledge of alternative and traditional funds.
  • Demonstration of control understanding and risk management approach.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Strong numerical, analytical and problem resolution skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to build, train and manage effective teams

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.

Reference: 20000R5Z
Entity: Société Générale Securities Services
Starting date: 2021/04/01
Publication date: 2021/01/08