Fund Accountant - must have SORP experience

  • GBP200 - GBP250 per day
  • Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom Glasgow Scotland GB
  • Contract, Full time
  • DBFS
  • 28 Feb 18 2018-02-28

Fund Accounant This role involves planning, testing, and delivering both client and BPSS driven changes and successfully integration into BAU of all OEFA/NAV change programmes

Fund Accountant

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities associated with the role are summarised (but not limited to) those listed below:

  • Review and assessment of change control requests impacting FA/NAV
  • Contribute to planning stages proposing, confirming and agreeing change requirements and method of delivery.
  • Execute agreed client and BPSS changes, fund launches, fund migrations, mergers, liquidations, new share class launches etc.
  • Work closely with BAU ensuring a seamless delivery to the BAU teams
  • Corrective and preventative actions if deadlines / quality standards are at risk
  • Communication with Clients, Auditors, Trustees, Custodians and other departments
  • Error reporting and implementation of preventative actions
  • Ensure all significant activities are documented in procedure notes which are kept up-to-date
  • Any ad-hoc projects as agreed with the OEFA Change Control Manager

Requirements for the role include:

  • A full accountancy qualification (i.e. CA, ACCA, CIMA) is preferred but not essential.
  • Experience in financial services administration and accounting is essential.


Core Competencies for this role include:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Delegation skills
  • Solid numerical skills and accounting knowledge
  • Understanding of open ended fund NAV process
  • Excellent understanding of the principles of unitised fund pricing & cost sheets
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Time management and planning skills
  • Computer literacy including spreadsheet skills
  • Being responsible, reliable and accountable