Fund Controller – Investment Manager

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Job Description

Fund Controller

 

Roles and responsibilities

 Helping to build an internal general ledger which includes scoping software, implementation

and training other team members.

 Generating, interpreting and reporting risk, performance and financial information to traders,

portfolio managers and investors. Reports will be prepared from raw data and for example will

include; detailed investor newsletters, attribution of returns, exposures and any ad hoc queries

from investors.

 Monitoring and reconciling fund performance and exposures on a daily basis;

 Preparing and reviewing risk and performance metrics to meet regulatory reporting

requirements;

 Reviewing NAV statements prepared by the fund administrators which includes; reviewing

detailed fee calculations, individual position valuations, reconciliations and accruals.

 Responsible for the daily / weekly processes of the fund such as; working with administrators

to resolve issues, manage the fund invoice payments process etc.

 Taking responsibility for the funds’ audits, liaising with the administrators and auditors as well

as ensuring annual tax filings and other regulatory filing requirements are met. Developing

external relationships with appropriate contacts e.g. fund administrators, auditors, prime

brokers

 Formulating and implementing automated solutions to meet reporting requirements

 Bookkeeping for the Group

 Helping to prepare management accounts and budget for the Group.

 

Experience and skills

 Numerical degree (at least upper second class or equivalent)

 Qualified chartered accountant with first time passes.

 Strong analytical skills – the ability to analyse complex financial data and design and produce

effective management information;

 Strong IT literacy (specifically Excel)

 Strong time management skills, ability to plan ahead;

 Strong communication skills, including the ability to convey complex financial information to

non-finance professionals;

 Thorough, with a high attention to detail;

 Results orientated with a key focus on delivering high quality work;

 Demonstrable experience of working autonomously, however ultimately delivering within a

team structure.

 An interest in financial markets and willingness to increase knowledge base through CPD etc.

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Ben McShane

Director 01 500 5907 ben.mcshane@cpl.ie