Senior Fund Accountant – Private Equity

  • Full Time
  • Ebene
  • June 15, 2024

Website Trident Trust Company (Mauritius) Limited

About the job

Trident Trust is a leading independent provider of corporate, trust and fund services to the financial services sector worldwide, employing 1000 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, 100-strong Mauritius Office. Client-focussed and service-oriented, we only employ individuals who are professionally minded, committed and able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills.

 

The Role: Senior Fund Accountant – Private Equity

The Senior Fund Accountant will be required to carry out all accounting duties for a portfolio of clients and supervise Fund Accountants in the outsourcing department.

 

Duties:

  • Deal with clients’ enquiries with regards to the accounting matters under a portfolio of clients.
  • Deal with service providers including banks, auditors, etc.
  • Attend to investors’ reporting.
  • Attend to Financial/Management reporting of funds, preparing cash and security reconciliations, including preparation of capital call and equalization workings in line with Constitutive documents.
  • Preparation / review of interim accounts and statutory financial statements (including consolidation) under IFRS format and dealing with auditors and related stakeholders for timely closure of audits.
  • Submit accounts for filing with the local authorities as per statutory requirements.
  • Review of accounting schedule and maintenance of the accounting file.
  • Ensure all general ledgers under the portfolio up to date.
  • Attend / review of payment instructions for client entities in line with internal payment validation process.
  • To ensure requests from Fund Administration team on accounting related matters are attended on a timely basis.
  • Coaching, supervision and review of work under portfolio assigned for Fund Accountants.
  • Timely update of internal compliance reports and prompt escalation of breaches to Head of Department.
  • Recording all time spent accurately to facilitate invoicing and internal reporting.
  • Maintain high level of client service to maintain client satisfaction.
  • Any other ad-hoc accounting functions, as may be assigned by the Manager or Head of Department

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Applicants should have at least a degree in Accounting field or be fully ACCA qualified.
  • At least 5 years of experience in the Global Business sector/ financial services or related fields.
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good technical knowledge of IFRS
  • Ability to work under tight reporting deadlines.
  • Proactive, motivated, team player and flexible.
  • Well-versed in Microsoft Office tools and experience in Fund Accounting software will be an advantage.

 

Training

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.

 

Remuneration

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

To apply for this job email your details to mauritius@tridenttrust.com

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