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Accounts Manager

Apex Group Ltd

Apex Group Ltd

Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024


Role: Account Manager
Job Specification:
The Account Manager (AM) will be responsible for a Team of Fund Accountants of varying levels and experience, each AM will directly report to the Senior Account Manager (SAM). The SAM will report directly to the Officer and Director level and is fully responsible for all staff under their direct report.
The Account Manager will be heavily involved in the implementation of the take-on process of new clients, which will involve the setting up of NAV packages suitable to the client’s requirements, set up on PFS Paxus and initial NAV calculations. The Account Manager will be training and supervising all staff under their supervision for their subsequent take over as the primary point of contact for the client. All work carried out by staff will require detailed reviews for correctness and adherence to Apex policies and procedures. To become conversant with PFS Paxus software in order to be able to train and support staff and implement new client take-on’s.
In addition to being able to complete the role and duties of a Senior Fund Accountant (SFA) the AM’s main duties and responsibilities will include.
  • Supervise and support staff on a day-to-day level so that Apex standard of service, policies and procedures are followed and adhered to.
  • Maintain a proper Team schedule of work deadlines for NAV’s and filings with the appropriate authorities.
  • To be actively involved in the NAV calculation process including transaction entry, especially with new client take-on’s.
  • Detailed review of NAV calculations, investor transactions, wire instructions and client communications.
  • Preparation and review quarterly and annual tax computation
  • Review of fund wires and subs/reds documentation including AML/KYC procedures.
  • Finalize settlement of debtor accounts – this includes ALL Administration & Directors Fees.
  • Preparation of interim and annual financial statements to the relevant GAAP / IFRS Standards, including all notes as required by the client or statute.
  • Preparation of basic board minutes to be reviewed by Compliance.
  • Training of new and existing staff as required.
  • To offer input that will allow streamlining of processes for increased efficiency, clarity of work and review and higher quality of work.
  • Be the primary point of contact for the client with back-up provided by SAM.
  • Deal professionally with any client issues.
  • First point of contact for internal and external audit, tax returns and compliance queries.
  • Facilitate the flow of information between Senior Management and staff on a timely basis.
  • Completion of any ad-hoc projects as required by clients or the company.
  • Direct report is to an SAM who will train, supervise and review all work carried out.
  • Responsible for the training of Fund Accountants and any new employees and to complete duties as assigned, and review of tasks completed before submission to SAM.
  • Over-all supervision of your AM Team will be by a SAM.
  • Escalate delays/serious issues to SAM or Senior Management immediately.
Skills Required
  • Analytical and meticulous attention to fine detail and able to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Research Skills
  • Multitasking, time management, presentation and communication skills
  • Detail oriented, able to work without supervision in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong work ethic, professional and approachable
  • Inquisitive and self-motivated
  • Quick learning ability to new systems and Operational Procedures
  • Computer competencies
  • Fully Qualified/Partly ACA or ACCA a Degree in Accounting and Finance.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in handling a portfolio independently.
What you will get in return:
  • A genuinely unique opportunity to be part of an expanding large global business
  • Exposure to all aspects of the business, cross-jurisdiction and to working with senior management directly
To be successful in these roles, it is envisaged that you are a motivated and self-driven individual eager to contribute and grow with the organization. Critical to your ability to perform these roles will be your customer focus, attention to detail and team focus.
We offer a modern and progressive work environment. You can expect to be challenged and offered a path towards future career growth.