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Job Title: Systems Support Specialist | Fund Accounting
Location: Galway
Position Type: Full Time
Ref: CB290725
Remuneration: €40000 - €50000
Date Added: 01-08-2019
Last Updated: 01-08-2019

Main Responsibilities:

The tasks carried out on a regular basis will include the following:
Assist in the take on of new business from a FA systems and FA set up perspective,
Lead FA projects assigned to assist with FA change requirements.
Provide support to core FA systems such as Multifonds, Intellimatch, FireFly, NTAS etc.
Deliver Target Platforms and Model Office projects, including system UAT testing and implementation, whilst being the primary point of contact for all system development and support requirements for the FA operational teams;
Assist with Excel macro creations and support.
Work with all Dublin operational users to identify system issues and resolve or co-ordinate with engineering teams to ensure resolution;
Deliver a full automation of the FA operating model, including the build of trade interfaces, manage and increase the STP rate, robotics, etc.;
Propose alternative solutions and systems to current procedure/operation;
Prepare and submit Project Initiation Document€s (PID€s), describe the business requirements (BRD) including use case models and ensure BRD is in line with sponsor expectations and operational requirements (or with ops model),
Review technical specifications (Functional Requirement Description or FRD) for any new functionality.
Participate in / responsible for project planning, management documenting and maintaining plans, managing issue logs, and preparing project documentation,
Assist with regulatory requirements where required;
Report to responsible Project Manager (when applicable) and Project Office/Model Office Manager and escalate problems,
Co-ordinate the collation and distribution of monthly project update ,
Review all technical procedures for accuracy and clarity, while drafting new procedures to cover any gaps which exist,
Ensure good communication with the Manger to ensure awareness of all issues within the team,
Experience Requirements:

Highly proficient to the level in Operational Systems such as Multifonds, Intellimatch, pControl, NTAS, etc. Multifonds knowledge in particular would be a plus
In depth knowledge of complex fund types (e.g. multi-manager pooling) and fund investments (e.g. complex OTC)
Highly proficient in Excel.
Knowledge of various domiciliation legislation, tax and regulatory requirements.
Thorough knowledge of Hedge Fund accounting, including interaction with Prime Brokers and Middle Office
Thorough knowledge of complex hedge fund investment types, e.g. OTC.
Thorough knowledge of performance fee methodologies (Equalisation, Series, etc.)
Thorough knowledge of data vendors such as Bloomberg, IDC, etc.
Knowledge of Limited Partnership, Multi-manager, Multi-currency, Pooling, FOHF debt funds / loan instruments and Structured product desirable
Qualifications & Skills Required:

A third level qualification preferably in a business or accounting related discipline.
Minimum of 4 years€ experience in Fund Accounting, with a strong knowledge of both Hedge and Mutual Funds.
Minimum of 1 years€ experience in an IT/Systems support function.
Self-motivated, good organisational, time management and interpersonal skills.
Highly computer literate.
Strong numerical / analytical skills. Proficient with MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint.

Job Classification

Categories: Accountancy
Accountancy -> Financial Services

Contact Details

Posting Company: Quest Recruitment
Contact Name: Conor Brick
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Company Profile: If you are interested in making this position yours, please contact Conor Brick on 01 676 0505, click apply below

Voted Best in Practice Accounting & Finance 2017, 2015, 2013 & 2012, Quest is a team of experienced and professional Financial Recruiters dedicated to recruiting Financial Services Professionals. Our reputation for consistent delivery and extensive industry knowledge is second to none. We continue to look to the future; striving to improve continuously on our quality of service and passion for delivery.

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