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Trainee Fund Accountant - Fund Accounting

The Programme 

We are seeking a Trainee Fund Accountant, reporting to a Manager within the Fund Accounting Division of Sanne to prepare accurate portfolio valuations and financial statements.  
 
The Trainee Fund Accountant role involves preparations of accurate portfolio valuations on a timely basis. You will typically be responsible for the accounting of a number of portfolios. Maintain the underlying accounting records for assigned funds (including domestic offshore, hedge funds, partnerships, etc.) and Seasoned incumbent responsible for approximately 3 to 6 valuations. 

What You Will Do 

  • Second level preparation of portfolio valuations and maintenance of the underlying accounting records for assigned funds (including hedge funds, partnerships, etc.). 
  • Liaising with fund managers, brokers, and custodians to communicate information and resolve issues on a timely basis. 
  • Reconciling broker and custodian accounts to underlying records. 
  • Preparing and maintaining standard operating procedures. 
  • Establishing excellent client relationships and providing high quality service and productivity. 
  • Assisting the external auditors to ensure the audit function is executed on a timely and efficient basis.
  • Performing any additional responsibilities that may be required by your Supervisor in support of the on-going management and development of the division.  

Required Skills and Abilities 

  • Commerce degree or diploma with Financial Accounting 2. 
  • Proficient in MS Excel. 
  • Hedge fund industry knowledge would be a distinct advantage. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills. 
  • Structured and detail oriented. 
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills. 
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet strict deadlines. 
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills in the finance industry. 
  • An understanding of regulatory and financial reporting regime and IFRS. 
  • Ability to motivate and influence a team, high managerial skills. 
     
Closed 19 hours ago
Closed 19 hours ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business and

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  • Locations:

    Cape Town (South

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  • Closing Date:28th Feb 2021, 6:00 pm

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