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Fund Accountant

Job Description

South African citizens only


Completed Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business Administration essential.


Skills & Experience:

A minimum of 1 years working experience in a Fund Accountant role.

Knowledge of hedge fund investor and portfolio accounting concepts advantageous.

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Excellent computer and technical skills; Word, Excel.

Strong client and investor servicing skills, including the ability to respond quickly and under pressure.

Self-managed individual with the ability to follow through to completion while effectively managing time in order to meet deadlines.

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

A team player with a great attitude and strong work ethic.


Job Description:

The Fund Accountant will provide support to the Virginia office, ensuring that the day-to-day operations of the team run smoothly.


  • Track and deposit funds received for investment.
  • Perform daily bank and portfolio reconciliations.
  • Update general ledger with daily and monthly cash, positions and profit and loss (p&l) activity.
  • Prepare monthly account closing procedures and ensure compliance with established accounting procedures and controls.
  • Ensure fund expenses are accrued timely and in accordance with GAAP.
  • Perform monthly master-feeder accounting allocations.
  • Prepare or detail review investor allocations.
  • Prepare accounting journal entries related to standard accruals, mgmt. fees, incentive fees, and profit share allocations.
  • Review fund offering documents to create account set up on investor allocation systems and identify possible accounting or administrative implementation issues.
  • Assist with the coordination of year end audit with client and independent auditors.
  • Prepare specialty and ad hoc reports as requested by Clients.
  • Process new subscription agreements.
  • Collect and maintain investor KYC/AML documentation.
  • Enter and maintain contact information for new and additional investors.
  • Maintain all paperwork produced in the funding process.
  • Create investor files for new subscriptions.
  • Scan all documents for digital storage if not rec’d in digital format.
  • Process and research redemption requests.


If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.