Fund Accounting SME – Project and Change role (non BAU)

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Location: Sydney

Salary description: market rate depending on experience (100-150k)

  • $100-150k AUD Equivalent
  • Permanent
  • 7 to 10 years of experience

A leading global fund administrator is seeking an experienced Senior Fund Accountant to join in a newly created role where you’ll act as the Subject Matter Expert for Fund Accounting, working a range of internal change projects including Transitions, System change and testing etc.

You will be an active senior member who manages and executes non- business-as-usual initiatives.

Specifically, the management and execution of:

  • Projects
  • Transitions – in and out of the teams
  • New product launches
  • Managing and execution of systems testing
  • Management and completion of management reporting to key stakeholders
  • Specialist in systems, products, technical and processors to act as a lead across the teams
  • Lead in managing the offshoring process and successful integration with the Sydney teams.

The role will be the business and technical expert who ensures the impact of any significant internal or external events are successfully change managed into the BAU environment.

The role also comprises substantial inter-departmental contact and as such they require excellent interpersonal ability as well as direct client contact to deal with queries and technical issues. They have a service ethic and a quality focus applied in the way they operate and the work they produce. As required, they investigate and assist with adhoc queries they consider and meet operational risk and compliance requirements in their work preparation, and they maintain relevant compliance records.


Technical Skills required for the role

  • Circa 7 years+ experience in fund accounting, unit pricing and a good understanding of tax services.
  • Prior project, Business Analysis, Change or Systems testing experience will be ideal.
  • Technical accounting ability. Knowledge of fund accounting, unit pricing, reporting and Tax and related operational risk and compliance requirements of the client service function.
  • Systems experience: Hi-Portfolio, P Control unit pricing system and MS Word & Excel

Qualification & Experience required for the role

  • Degree qualified in Business or Accounting
  • CPA Qualified or post degree systems qualifications preferred
  • Understanding of the full-service model of master custody
  • Awareness of financial market securities and fund products for which you provide accounting services
  • Ability to provide pragmatic and commercial solutions in problem solving


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