Fund Accountant

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Location: Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Company: Fidelity International

This role will be part of the Fund Accounting Team in Ireland. The team is responsible for supporting the European Fund Accounting teams to produce Net asset values, regulatory reports, tax data and distributions and to perform daily processes and controls to ensure the funds core accounting records are accurate and meet regulatory and accounting standards.

Fidelity in Ireland

Fidelity International has operated in Ireland since 2000 and is home to the Fidelity International Irish business (FIL Fund Management, FIL Life Insurance and FIL Transaction Services). Our core business activities are focused around the provision of Fund Accounting, Investment Operations, Treasury, Foreign exchange and Client Services.

Late 2015 we announced the creation of a global shared services structure reflecting our desire to design a global organisation in line with our strategic vision to deliver better futures for our clients. This function plays an essential role in strengthening our culture of continuous improvement enabling us to create simpler, more automated, and scalable and lower-risk ways of meeting clients' needs quickly

This exciting venture in one of Europe's largest financial services centres creates significant opportunities for those looking to grow their careers in an international company.

Department overview

Global Business Operations & Fund Accounting (GBO) is the operational backbone of Fidelity International, crucial to the accurate, timely and efficient administration of our funds. Located in several global locations, including Dublin, we provide the middle and back office functions for the company ranging from trade settlement, corporate action processing and NAV generation, through to the production of reports and accounts for our funds. In an industry that is becoming ever more complex it's essential that we are able to be creative and adaptable in the services and solutions we offer. With this in mind, our mission is to add value in every aspect of investment administration by delivering excellent service with a combination of innovative flexible solutions, outstanding knowledge resources and total commitment to our company goals.

We achieve this by:

  • Providing a challenging and rewarding environment for our people
  • Working with customers on timely, cost effective and creative solutions
  • Constantly improving customer service delivery with strategic, scalable solutions in a risk-controlled environment

What you'll do

Your key accountabilities

  • Computation of Net asset value of Fund
  • Preparation of stakeholder reporting
  • Preparation of fund distributions
  • Completion of portfolio information
  • Preparation regulatory reports
  • Perform controls on the accruals in the accounting system and investigate and resolve discrepancies,
  • Development and documentation of procedures
  • Liaise with key stakeholders within Global Business Operations and Fund Accounting and other departments with Fidelity,
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors

    What you can expect

    Your skills and experience

The role would suit you if you enjoy working as part of a team in a fast paced environment. Successful applicants will be able asked to demonstrate the following;

  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to identify issues of potential risk
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Able to communicate effectively with colleagues and internal customers
  • Strong analytical and investigations skills with an enquiring mind
  • Strong organisation and planning skills
  • Good MS experience with emphasis on Excel
  • Accurate and numerate
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

    Who you are

    If you have an aptitude for finance and accounting, thrive on continual learning and have the ability to work in a dynamic and fast moving environment we'd love to hear from you.

Great minds, better together.

Fidelity International is an equal opportunities employer and is commited to a policy of treating all its employees and job applications equally.