Associate - Fund Accounting Support Services

  • competitive
  • Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Link Asset Services
  • 18 Feb 19

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.

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
  • 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
  • Accounting / Business Degree
  • Organisational skills
  • Analytical thinking: problem solving and reasoning skills

Desirable

  • 1 year minimum Fund Accounting experience
  • FIS InvestOne (formerly SunGard) experience
  • Corporate Action experience
  • Familiarity with Bloomberg terminal
  • Multitasking 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