We are seeking a Trainee Fund Accountant, reporting to a Manager within the Debt Division of Sanne, to have responsibility for the preparations of accurate portfolio valuations on a timely basis.
You will typically be responsible for the accounting of a number of portfolios.
The brief description outlined above will involve the following specific duties :
Working with the Manager to ensure the completion of NAVs, Management Reporting and Statutory
Reporting of corporate entities to ensure the team
Liaising with fund managers, brokers, and custodians
Ensure that client responsibilities are managed
Assisting the external auditors to ensure the audit
Preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual NAV’s,
Management accounts and IPD’s;
Preparation of annual statutory financials statements;
Assisting with cash management and bank payments
Responsibility for all bookkeeping of clients in complies with all of its accounting and regulatory obligations and requirements including listing requirements and client reporting;
to communicate information and resolve issues on a timely basis; effectively and to agreed client, best practice, regulatory and statutory deadlines;
function is executed on a timely and efficient basis; and portfolio.
Skills / experience required
Applicants will need to be in possession of the following :
Commerce degree with :
Financial Accounting 3
Auditing 1 OR Internal Auditing 2 OR Internal Control & code of Ethics
Corporate Law 1 OR Commercial Law 2
Proficient in MS Excel;
Structural and detail orientated;
Good analytical and problem solving skills;
Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills;
Ability to prioritise work and meet strict deadlines;
Excellent communication and organisation skills;
Motivated and driven and Financial sector and Fund knowledge will be a distinct advantage.