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Portfolio Accounting Specialist - Reconciliations

Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location West End
Sector Operations
Job Reference T5/ASN/32065
Contact Arjaree Shackleton
Date posted 09-07-2019

BRUIN financial is currently working with a leading Investment management to find a Portfolio accounting specialist to join the Portfolio accounting team. The candidate fulfilling this role is required to have oversight of the firm’s reconciliation vendor and manages high priority exceptions requiring escalation with custodians.

Key responsibilities include:
• Comparing the results of transaction, position, market value exceptions escalated to the firm and following through to resolution with client custodians and internal teams; identifying the root cause of those exceptions.

• Managing projects related to the root cause of escalated cash and position exceptions; monitoring trends and building a case for change – data or workflow

• Evaluating the reconciliation vendor exception identification process and suggesting improvements and changes that reduce risk and exception volume

• Partnering with IT to define and improve technology solutions, including participating in user acceptance testing

• Developing robust knowledge of the firm’s data, accounting practices and security representation and how these interact with external parties in support of accurate books and records for the portfolio management process.

The ideal candidate for this position is likely to have:
• A Bachelor’s degree
• Extensive experience in the financial services industry, preferably in a portfolio or fund accounting role
• Experience working with, and accounting for, derivatives and synthetic exposures, fixed income and a broad knowledge of capital markets

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