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Client Account Manager - Hedge Fund Accounting - Glasgow

up to £47,000 (DOE) + Bonus + Group Benefits - Accountancy
Ref: 5603 Date Posted: Tuesday 05 Oct 2021
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An opportunity has arisen within the Fund Services business of our Glasgow based Financial Services client for the position of Client Account Manager.  Fund Services provide fund administration business to Hedge Fund clients.  As Client Account Manager within a newly formed team, you will have a direct impact on the success of the business; you will serve as the primary contact to clients offering them the best of service.

Principal Duties:

  • Primary daily point of contact for Hedge Fund clients based through-out EMEA
  • Accountable for client satisfaction and service experience with the organization
  • Assist transition team with client fund launches, conversions, fund growth, liquidations and unwinds
  • Review and understand organizational and governing documents of the funds – e.g. fund offering documents
  • Ensure compliance with daily fund accounting procedures and controls
  • Perform detailed review and coordinate valuation signoff process with relevant accounting colleagues in other global locations prior to distribution to clients
  • Coordinate investor reporting
  • Coordinate year end audit with client and fund’s independent auditors
  • Idea generation and ongoing assessment and improvement of the operational service model
  • Integration with global colleagues to ensure standard operating practice
  • Deliver a premium global hedge fund administration service

Qualifications

You will be a part-or fully qualified accountant (ICAS, ACCA, CIMA, ACA) with a technical background in one of the following specialisms - fund accounting, accountancy practice [audit or accounts prep] or financial services accounting. Knowledge of hedge fund accounting is advantageous but not essential as full training will be provided. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written are essential as is understanding client needs and requirements and ability to trouble-shoot and problem solve. 

Salary up to £47,000 (DOE) + Bonus + Group Benefits.  Our client, offers a supportive and inclusive environment where you can maximise your full potential, including excellent opportunities for personal and career progression. In addition, they offer hybrid working enabling you to work from home part of the week. 

For further information contact Stuart Ringland on (0141) 530 4333 or email stuart@lusona.co.uk