Senior 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 ensure the funds core accounting records are accurate and meet regulatory and accounting standards.

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

    This role will be part of the Fund Accounting Team in Ireland. The team is responsible for supporting the European Fund Accounting teams to ensure the funds core accounting records are accurate and meet regulatory and accounting standards.There will be a requirement to support the shift hours within the Fund accounting team to facilitate NAV delivery on a daily basis as and when required. The hours are from 2-10pm at least 1 day a week.

    Your key accountabilities

  • Perform key daily / weekly / monthly processes to ensure the accounting records are accurate and up-to-date,
  • Identification, analysis and escalation of exceptions in a timely manner,
  • Produce daily accounting data for input into the books and records of the funds that has not been automatically generated by the accounting platform,
  • Produce management information for key stakeholders,
  • 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 & Fund Accounting (GBO) and other departments with Fidelity,
  • Responsibility for reviewing elements of team members' work and co-approving various payments when required

    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;

  • Knowledge of the asset management industry
  • 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
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to identify issues of potential risk
  • Strong organisation and planning skills
  • Good MS experience with emphasis on Excel
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Team player with collaborative attitude
  • Willingness to work additional hours and bank holidays as the business dictates
  • Educated to Degree level
  • 1 - 2 years' experience in a fund accounting role

    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.