Fund Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Ebene
  • June 16, 2024

Website Spearfin Ltd

Purpose of the Job

The incumbent will work collaboratively and pro-actively within the established Fund Services team in Mauritius. The Company intends to provide the full range of fund administration, accounting and investor services, predominately to the full range of fund structures. The description of key responsibilities and tasks below is for guidance only and is subject to change as the role develops.


Main Responsibilities

  • Be an integral part of the Fund Services Team coordinating client service, taking responsibility for assigned deadlines and the overall quality of deliverables to support SpearFin’s ever-growing and diversified international client base.
  • Deliver high quality services to SpearFin’s clients for the full life cycle of operations, from take-on, to business-as-usual and on to termination.
  • Assist with ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and with the relevant short, medium and long-term goals, objectives and values of the organisation.
  • To support the administration of a portfolio of Fund structures and other entities to ensure all investor services related activities fall within the guidelines/stipulations of the statutory or governing documents.
  • Ensure that SpearFin policy and procedures are adhered to.


Tasks (what does the role entail on a day-to-day basis)

Client Service:

  • Develop an understanding of clients’ organisations; understand clients’ expectations in line with the client service agreements.
  • Help ensure the service delivery is consistently met or exceeded.
  • Help the team Manager with client issues ensuring appropriate resolution, including regular liaison with clients, relationship managers and other operational managers to provide a seamless service.

Business As Usual:

  • Liaise with clients as required.
  • Deal and attend to clients’ inquiries promptly and efficiently.
  • Prepare statutory and periodic accounts of the clients.
  • Prepare statutory tax returns of the clients.
  • Liaise with the independent auditors of the clients.
  • Prepare bank transfers for client companies.
  • Prepare subscriptions and redemption files for client companies.
  • Assist in the preparation of NAV files for client companies.
  • Attend to regulatory and compliance issues.
  • Provide such assistance to your supervisor/managers and colleagues as may be required from time to time.
  • Deal with any other general matters relating to the clients’ affairs as may be required from time to time.
  • Prepare all relevant activity within stated Service Level Agreements.
  • Liaise with other teams as required for guidance, advice and sign off.
  • Assist as required in the implementation of projects related to Fund Services as and when required.
  • Assist the Manager to ensure that all queries and tasks are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Work as an effective team member with other internal providers to meet our key deliverables.
  • Ad-hoc duties as and when required.


Qualification & Experience:

  • Higher School Certificate
  • At least 2 years’ experience in the role.
  • Committed to studying further and relevant accounting qualifications.
  • Knowledge of PFS Paxus would be preferred.

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