Fund Accounting and Operations Manager/Senior Manager – Hedge Fund Fund Accounting and Operations Manager/Senior  …

Ascender Capital
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Sep 21
Ascender Capital
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Sep 21
A fundamental equity fund based in Hong Kong with an excellent track record is looking to strengthen its team with the addition of a Fund Accounting and Operations Manager/Senior Manager. This is a flexible role with great development potential in a fast-growing, entrepreneurial and multi-cultural environment. The team is currently limited to six people in Hong Kong and London. The hired person will be managing fund accounting and operations on his/her own with the support of several external service providers. The position is based in Hong Kong.


  • Accounting and fund management (50%)
    • Assume responsibility for daily trade settlement (limited active trading and mostly automated through a portfolio management software)
    • Perform daily/weekly portfolio valuation, P&L, cash and positions reconciliation and ensure accuracy of data
    • Monitor subscription/redemptions, expenses and accruals in each fund’s NAV as well as cash balances for each fund
    • Review and validate monthly the NAV reports prepared by administrators and ensure that they are correctly reflected in the portfolio management software
    • Analyze the funds’ returns and performance allocation and prepare ad-hoc data analysis
  • Operations and compliance (40%)
    • Liaise with external parties including banks, brokers, custodians, administrators, auditors and other service providers
    • Optimize internal systems and processes and update operating manuals
    • Ensure the operating procedures comply with regulatory and company requirements
    • Support the investment team in finding relevant contacts with listed companies and industry experts
  • Other (10%)
    • Take responsibility for the administration of the office (mostly outsourced)
    • Supervise and review monthly management accounts and tax returns (both are outsourced) as well as annual budget
    • Support the team with regards to client service, marketing, fundraising effort and investors due diligence when needed



  • 3 to 8 years fund management, accounting and/or operations experience in a buy-side firm, ideally in a similar position covering both operational and accounting responsibilities
  • SFC Paper 1 license preferable
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, accounting or other business-related disciplines
  • Knowledge of trade settlement, cash and valuation reconciliation as well as compliance check and internal control preferable; knowledge of Eze Eclipse software a plus
  • Experience in working in multi-cultural teams preferable
  • Strong analytical, project management and communication skills, structured thinker, good with numbers and high level of attention to details and data accuracy
  • Pro-active, independent and self-motivated, inquisitive with a critical mindset
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills


Application to be sent to identifying the position name in the email title.                                   

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