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Graduate Fund Accountant

Welcoming applications for our 2018 Graduate Programme and immediate opportunities in Dublin, Cork and Poland.

Who We Are

At HedgeServ we recruit, train, and motivate top graduates on an on-going basis. Here, a graduate can expect to have a challenging role where they can develop valuable skills and design a clear path for their career advancement. Our culture of excellence is underpinned by teamwork and everyone makes contributions to their clients and to the success of the organisation.

HedgeServ is a uniquely capable, full-service Global Fund Administrator. We deliver integrated front, middle and back office services to investment managers of all types. We support all investment types, including Hedge Funds, and service over $300 billion of assets under administration through over 195 client relationships.

Amplify your career at an Award Winning Company

2017 has been a very successful year at HedgeServ so far, particularly with the recognition we have received as a top graduate employer. HedgeServ is proud to have been shortlisted in four categories at the Grad Ireland Awards, winning the Bronze Award for Best Internship Programme. We are delighted to have been nominated for Best Graduate Employer and Best Graduate Training Programme as well as two HedgeServ graduates being nominated for Graduate of the Year in recognition of the excellent platform HedgeServ gives graduates launching their careers in the Financial Services industry. This year we won the HR Leadership and Management award for Best Use of CSR in recognition of our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility. For three years we have been ranked #1 in the Institutional Investor's Alpha Awards.

Learning & Development

We appreciate that we are responsible for our graduates’ development in gaining full knowledge and an in-depth understanding of their role to kick-start their careers. At HedgeServ we fully support continued professional development and as a graduate you can expect to participate in our Graduate Development Programme and accredited training programme. As an accredited employer, we offer a full tuition support programme supporting professional qualifications such as ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CPA, as well as other post graduate studies relevant to a future career at HedgeServ.

Your Role as a Fund Accountant

As a Fund Accountant in our NAV (Net Asset Value) department, you will be responsible for the execution of challenging tasks, within the guidelines and procedures provided by HedgeServ and under the supportive supervision and guidance of a Fund Accounting Supervisor and Fund Accounting Manager.
Integral to your role, is the reconciliation, trade capture, processing of corporate actions and pricing. You will be required to perform these core tasks accurately and in a timely and efficient manner. 
Every Fund Accountant will receive induction training tailored to key topics related to your role. In addition there will be client-focused, technical on-the-job training, throughout the course of the graduate programme. 

Key Accountabilities of the Role

  • The preparation of Cash and Positions Reconciliations
  • Preparation and processing of income and expense accruals
  • Verification and processing of corporate actions
  • Assist in the audit process and financial statement preparation if required
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with internal service departments and clients
  • Attend and participate in team meetings
  • Ensure that HedgeServ’s client focused ethos is maintained on a daily basis

Pre-requisite knowledge, skills and experience

  • Minimum 2.2 Accounting, Economincs, Finance, Legal or Business Degree
  • IT Literate with an emphasis on Excel
  • Ability to be flexible, self-motivated and work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively both within a team structure and independently

Where We Are

Our offices are located at St Stephen’s Green, IFSC, Hatch Street in Dublin, Mahon in Cork and Krakow, Poland.

Apply via the Apply by email button below for the attention of the HR Recruiter.

Please ensure to include your final college/university results or results to date, and details of your leaving certificate results or equivalent.

We recruit all year for graduates and do not have a closing date for applications. Roles are permanent. 

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