Fund Accountant – Private Equity

  • Full Time
  • Ebene
  • June 15, 2024

Website Trident Trust Company (Mauritius) Ltd

About the job:

Trident Trust is a leading independent provider of corporate, trust and fund services to the financial services sector worldwide, employing over 1,000 staff across a global footprint that spans Africa, the Americas, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe and the Middle East. We are seeking talented professionals to join our thriving, award-winning, 125-person-strong Mauritius office. Client focused and service oriented, we only employ individuals who are professionally minded, committed and able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills.


The Role: Fund Accountant – Private Equity:

The fund accountant will be required to carry out and manage all accounting duties for a portfolio of clients.



  • Deal with clients’ enquiries regarding accounting matters;
  • Deal with regulators and service providers, including FSC, MRA, ROC, banks, auditors, etc;
  • Handle investors’ reporting;
  • Handle financial and management reporting of funds and prepare cash and security reconciliations, including preparation of capital call and equalization workings in line with constitutive documents;
  • Prepare interim accounts and statutory financial statements (including for consolidations) under IFRS format, and deal with auditors and related stakeholders for timely closure of audits;
  • File accounts with the local authorities per statutory requirements;
  • Computation and filing of quarterly and annual tax returns, as well as VAT and TDS returns, including dealing with the MRA on tax assessments and ad hoc tax matters;
  • Handle surveys and information requests from authorities, including FSC and MRA;
  • Prepare accounting schedule and maintain the accounting files;
  • Maintain and keep up to date all general ledgers;
  • Handle payment instructions for client entities in line with internal payment validation processes;
  • Handle requests from the fund administration team on accounting-related matters;
  • Provide timely updates of internal compliance reports and prompt escalation of breaches to the head of the department;
  • Accurately record all time spent;
  • Ensure customer satisfaction;
  • Any other ad hoc accounting functions as may be assigned by the head of the department


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Applicants should have, as a minimum, a degree in accounting or be partly ACCA qualified;
  • A minimum of two (2) to three (3) years’ experience in the global business and/or financial services sector, or a related field;
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Sound accounting knowledge;
  • Ability to work within tight reporting deadlines;
  • Proactive, motivated and flexible team player;
  • Well versed in Microsoft Office tools; experience in fund accounting software will be an advantage



Not only will “on-the-job” training be provided, but Trident offers employees the opportunity to enhance their technical knowledge and experience by providing a financial assistance policy that promotes further studies.



Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.


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