Fund Accountant in Maitland at Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom

Website Maitland

This listing is about Maitland in Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

Closing Date 2022/02/15

Reference Number MAI210122-1

Job Title Fund Accountant

Business Unit Fund Services

Department 2 Traditional Funds UK

Team Fund Accounting – TF

Job Type Classification Permanent

Location – Country United Kingdom

Location – Province Not Applicable

Location – Town / City Chelmsford

Job Advert Summary Due to an internal promotion, an opportunity has arisen to appoint a Fund Accountant based in either our Chelmsford or Edinburgh locations. The Fund Account has responsibility for the production of regulatory reporting for Unit Trusts, OEIC’s and Investment Trusts, ensuring that all deliverables are produced and dispatched on time in accordance with regulatory and client service level agreements and agreed quality standards.

Minimum Requirements – Experience and fund accounting knowledge gained from within the financial services sector; – Securities administration; – Preparation of financial statements; – Financial reporting experience for a range of fund types including OEICs, and Unit Trusts and Investment Trusts.

Duties and Responsibilities – Responsible for the production of OEIC/UT & Investment Trust reports and accounts -To liaise with, manage and respond to any queries of Depositary, Company Secretariat and Auditors – Prepare Distribution calculations – To perform income forecasting, investment restrictions & investment performance summaries – Reconcile the monthly packs, and respond to queries raised from Trustee/Depositary – Monthly AIC returns, month end management accounts & loan covenant calculations – Quarterly ONS returns and processing Directors payroll – To assist in the take on of new clients and fund launches/closures/mergers – Preparation of monthly/quarterly fee rebates – Calculate Total Expense Ratios – Participate in the development, testing and implementation of new systems and products – Assist in the continuous review and development of the processes and associated internal controls operating in and around the fund accounting dept. – Preparation of quarterly and annual tax returns – Calculate and raise invoices for ACD, Registrar and Management fees

Skills and Competencies – Requirement to gain a thorough understanding of all funds. – The individual will need to be self-motivated, conscientious and able to work to and meet tight deadlines as well as being able to ensure work is completed to a high standard. – It is essential the candidate is reliable and flexible as far as working hours are required. – Good communication skills and ability to communicate well at all levels both internally and externally. – Excellent computer skills, in particular Excel, are an essential requirement.

Company: Maitland

Vacancy Type:  

Job Location: Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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