Fund Accountant/NAV Specialist

Posted on Oct 15, 2020 by Aston Carter

Kilkenny, Ireland
Immediate Start
€25 - €35 Hourly

My client, a leading investment management firm, are seeking an experienced Fund Accountant to act as as a primary contact for a client or number of their clients. This role will provide the chosen candidate with exposure to all aspects of New Asset Value calculation and client service, including responding to client queries, the on-boarding of new funds/clients and ad hoc project work.

It is a unique role that requires an understanding of the NAV process and how different departments and geographical locations interact and work together to service clients.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure excellent level of service provided to all clients serviced by the team

  • Oversight of the NAV calculation process

  • Timely escalation of issues

  • Management of Client Reporting process

  • Manage on boarding of additional clients/funds

  • Manage fund accounting project work

  • Resolve client queries

  • Ensure the accurate and timely completion of all assigned tasks

  • Ensure that sufficient controls are in place for all deliverables

  • Ensure that detailed procedures are in place for all tasks

  • Responsible for training and development of new staff

  • Work with manager to ensure appropriate allocation and sharing of work within team

  • Continuously review processes to make sure best of breed tools are used and that processes are as efficient as possible.

  • Foster collaboration with colleagues, clients and external parties

  • Assist team members in meeting their individual objectives

  • Attend and contribute to client service calls

  • Ad hoc projects as directed

Management of Service Delivery

  • Take responsibility for the quality of service to assigned clients/departments.

  • Perform and/or monitor quality and internal controls for all team deliverables.

  • Assist with planning and management of all relevant project work.

  • Plan and manage the daily processes and the effective utilisation of resources with the support of your Manager.

  • Identify issues and problems in service delivery and carry out necessary corrective action, keeping team and the Assistant Vice President informed of the issue.

  • Ensure that Key Performance Indicators and UCITS reporting are produced and despatched as required.

  • Review corporate documentation on processes, procedures and controls and evaluate the continuing effectiveness of these and related systems, initiating remedial action as necessary.

  • Ensure documentation exists for any client-specific procedures.

  • Monitor errors and potential breaches; complete relevant documentation and ensure training needs are identified and relevant training is carried out. Record the error in the errors log and track progress.

  • Ensure adherence to Company and Departmental policies and procedures.

  • Participate in the development, testing and implementation of new systems and products.

Manage Relationships

  • Participate in Service Review meetings with clients.

  • Maintain close contact with the Officer, briefing him/her on all relevant

  • Develop and maintain good relationships with relevant colleagues in service support departments and with clients.

  • Act as focal point for contacts and meetings with other departments and clients.

  • Act as a source of technical expertise on internal systems.


  • Experience in a valuations environment is necessary.

  • Expectation of experience in a similar role

  • Professional qualification or degree in a related discipline would be beneficial

Trading as Aston Carter. Allegis Group Limited, Maxis 2, Western Road, Bracknell, RG12 1RT, United Kingdom. No. . Aston Carter is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, Talentis Solutions, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at our website.

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We are part of a global network of companies and as a result, the personal data you provide will be shared within Allegis Group and transferred and processed outside the UK, Switzerland and European Economic Area subject to the protections described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice. We store personal data in the UK, EEA, Switzerland and the USA. If you would like to exercise your privacy rights, please visit the "Contacting Us" section of our Online Privacy Notice at our website for details on how to contact us. To protect your privacy and security, we may take steps to verify your identity, such as a password and user ID if there is an account associated with your request, or identifying information such as your address or date of birth, before proceeding with your request. If you are resident in the UK, EEA or Switzerland, we will process any access request you make in accordance with our commitments under the UK Data Protection Act, EU-U.S. Privacy Shield or the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield.

Reference: 972804313

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