Job title: Senior Fund Accountant
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Banking
Expertise: Accounting & Finance Banking & Fund Administration
Skills: IFRS NAV
Salary type: Annual
Location: Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Job published: 2022-06-09
Job ID: 32858

Job Description

Job: Senior Fund Accountant
Department: Funds administration department


You will be involved in the day-to-day life of funds of diverse complexity. This interesting opportunity is in the funds' department of an international private bank. We are looking for a dynamic professional with 5+ years of experience to join our team and grow with us. S/he would be in charge of fund accounting and working in an engaging, pleasant environment with a team of 9 colleagues.

Activities and Responsibilities

  • Advisory on the application of International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Maintenance of general ledgers, sub-ledgers and trial balances for multiple international fund clients, according to various accounting standards (typically IFRS) ensuring completeness, accuracy, and consistency
  • Periodic Net Asset Value calculations, including valuation of the funds’ assets, accrual bookings, various reconciliations, and fee calculations
  • Analysis, processing, and control of financial products: equities, hedge funds, derivatives (CFDs, Swaps, Forwards, Futures), and bonds
  • Liaising with funds prime brokers
  • Preparation of annual financial statements including notes, under relevant GAAP (IFRS) on an annual basis
  • Providing support to external Auditors
  • Assume additional responsibilities as delegated by the Manager/Director and work on projects


Expected Qualifications

  • BAC+3 degree required, preferably in Accounting or Audit
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Accounting, preferably working experience on IFRS
  • Solution-oriented mindset, capable to access different situations and propose solutions
  • Knowledge of financial instruments such as Bonds, Stocks and OTC or Term Derivatives (Forwards, Swaps, Futures, Options, CFDs, etc.
  • Previous funds related experience is considered a plus
  • Fluent in English, and another European language will be considered an asset
  • Good knowledge of MS Office tools, mainly Excel spreadsheets
  • Knowledge of the Avaloq System is a plus


Personal Qualities - Skills

  • Eager to learn, autonomous, and organized
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Open to the cross-cultural environment
  • Good communication skills – verbal and written
  • Ability to set priorities and respect deadlines

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