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Fund Accountant (6 months renewable contract)Randstad Hong Kong Limited
  • Shatin Area
  • HK$20,000 - 25,000 /month (negotiable)
  • Posted on 04 Mar 2019
Fund Accountant (6 months renewable contract)Randstad Hong Kong Limited
Job Highlights
  • 2 years experience
  • Investment Banking
  • Fund administration
Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Rendering accurate and timely accounting statements in compliance with customer expectations and departmental standards
  • Reviewing transactions on a daily basis to ensure conformity to established policies and procedures
  • Monitoring cash and asset variances between the core systems and the accounting system on a daily basis and resolving discrepancies
  • Monitoring income activity and ensuring that all overdue items are resolved
  • Communicating with service partners to ensure the timely resolution of all inquiries both internally and externally
  • Assisting with systems testing for any new releases or enhancements and maintaining a system of filing and account profiles to facilitate continuity at all times
  • Participating in various projects as assigned
  • Reviewing and controlling of the daily operation, ensuring adherence to procedures and controls and providing necessary data to senior management and clients
  • Reviewing NAVs prior to release
  • Reviewing key areas of daily operations in order to ensure accuracy and compliance with procedures and controls
  • Reviewing all monthly reconciliation packages
  • Ensuring the integrity and accuracy of fund records
  • Ensuring the completeness and timeliness of reporting to clients, outside parties, and other internal departments
  • Reviewing accounting related issues included in new fund set up, monitoring key indicators of fund status (past due income, cash balances, corporate actions, etc.) and taking prompt action to correct problems as required
  • Coaching and developing new employees

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Fluency in English, with advanced Mandarin being preferable
  • Minimum 2-5 years fund accounting experience
  • Strong technical skills including accounting principles and theories
  • CPA preferred but not essential
  • Thorough understanding of security types and their accounting treatment
  • Proven ability to establish and prepare key metrics to measure workflow capacity, system efficiency and effectiveness of controls
  • Knowledge of stock market practices and data vendor systems (e.g. Bloomberg)
  • Experience in dealing directly with a fund's Custodian Bank and Investment Manager.
  • Analytical with good problem-solving skills. Strong organisational skills.
  • Control focus with a thorough understanding of operational risk
  • Business process and procedure orientated.
  • Committed approach with the ability to communicate effectively within a small team
  • Excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills with the ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships both internally and with external clients
  • Detailed knowledge of business processes and procedures as well as service and systems (including downstream impacts)
  • Proven ability to operate effectively in a matrix organization with the ability to work under pressure and to tight timeframes
  • University graduate, preferably with a major in Accounting or Finance



Additional Information
Years of Experience
2 years
Employment Type
Full Time, Temporary
Company details
Randstad is a global leader in the HR services industry, with Asia-Pacific operations in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Australia and New Zealand. Our Hong Kong operations has been supporting people and organisations in realising their true potential, helping find the best permanent and contracting talent in accounting & finance, banking & financial services, business support, construction & property, engineering, human resources, technologies, sales, marketing & communications and supply chain & procurement.

Human connection is at the heart of our business. Our personal approach, supported by state-of-the-art technology, is what sets us apart in the world of work. We express this with a new brand promise: Human Forward.