Asset Management
Contract or Temporary

Our client, a reputable investment manager, is seeking an Investment Accounting Manager to join their Sydney Office on a 15 month maternity leave contract.

Our client is seeking a candidate who is ideally immediately available and is willing to pay up to $110k base AUD, dependent on experience.


  •  Assist in day-to-day operations including performance reporting, reconciliations, NAV review, corporate actions processing, fee calculations/reviews, cash flow management, and compliance activities.
  • Assist in business transitions as required
  • Handling portfolio manager and senior management requests and ad-hoc requests from other business areas as required
  • Ensuring fund manager portfolio system data integrity
  • Liaison with administrators, fund managers, custodians, prime brokers, audit and tax
  • Ensuring timely delivery of various reporting requirements to fund managers
  • Review of reconciled daily, weekly and month end valuations
  • Preparation of periodic reports to senior management, fund managers, clients, and asset consultants.
  • Understand  fund compliance matters, assist with development of the compliance manuals, internal policies and the implementation of regular monitoring
  • Reviewing back office processes and procedures with a view to implementing efficiency and accuracy improvements
  • Support and coaching of the Investment Accounting team


  • Excellent understanding of funds management back office operations including the full end-to-end NAV calculation process from cash flows through to unit pricing
  • Excellent understanding of investment management industry and third party relationship management
  • Full understanding of fund performance measurement and calculation
  • Ability to calculate and analyse portfolio profit and loss attribution
  • Previous experience in managing different stakeholders including senior management, portfolio managers, and the middle office team
  • Understanding of global and domestic markets and a broad range of assets classes including equities, derivatives, FX’s, swaps, OTCs, and private equity
  • 10+ years experience gained in the fund operations department of a fund manager or fund administrator
  • Previous experience in a Manager or Team Leader role
  • Tertiary qualification (accounting / finance or similar)
  • CA/CPA part or fully qualified

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