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Fund Accountant, Senior Associate

Core Asset Consulting
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Sep 23, 2022

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Full Time
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Job Description:

A client of Core Asset's is in the market for a Fund Accounting Operations Specialist to ensure all deliverables are produced and dispatched on time in accordance with client service level agreements and agreed quality standards.

The business gives asset owners and managers access to the essential financial tools they need to deliver effective investment solutions. From core custody, accounting, fund administration and shareholder recordkeeping, to complete operations solutions and servicing for alternative assets like OTC derivatives, private equity and real estate, their tools help our clients make better investment choices and act on growth opportunities.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Numeracy / Literacy skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work within tight deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organization
  • Collaboration & teamwork
  • Proactive approach
  • Previous Level of Experience: 2+ years' experience in fund accounting is required

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Level Of Education: Accountancy or Business-related degree



  • Participate as technical Subject Matter Expert in the development and implementation of new systems and products relating to the ongoing business transformation process.
  • Contribute to analysis and planning of fund accounting operating model with the aim of standardizing processes and establishing best practice.
  • Take a leading role in the review of corporate documentation of processes, procedures and controls across client groups. Evaluate their continuing effectiveness and accuracy.
  • Provide technical and planning support for new business transitions. Ensure proper governance and controls are in place. Perform post-transition analysis to identify process gaps.
  • Act as central point of contact for technical issues encountered in the daily business.
  • Track issue trends and escalate as needed. Contribute to "open surgery" sessions for technical issue resolution.
  • Provide technical support to fund accounting teams in relation to fund events.


  • A highly competitive salary
  • Wider Benefits package
  • Permanent contract of employment from day one
  • Premium life insurance package and private pension plan
  • Employee savings plan
  • Wide range of soft skills training, technical workshops, language classes and development programs
  • Opportunities to volunteer your time to company-driven initiatives, employee networks or organizations of your choice
  • Variety of well-being programs
  • Technical or leadership career pathway

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.

Job reference: 14809

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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