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Accounts Manager

Apex Group Ltd

Apex Group Ltd

Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024


Account Manager

Role Location: Mauritius

Department: Apex Fund Services Ltd

Employment Type: Permanent

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 AM will lead their Team in any project, assignment, task or required submission in relation to their assigned allocation and any other ad-hoc duties as assigned which may include internal and external audit, tax returns and compliance queries.

The Role & Key Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Review of annual and quarterly tax computations including PAYE,TDS and other annual tax submissions
  • Review of fund wires and subs/reds documentation including AML/KYC procedures.
  • Finalize settlement of debtor accounts – this includes ALL Administration & Directors Fees.
  • Review of interim and annual audited financial statements to the relevant GAAP / IFRS Standards, including all notes as required by the client or statute.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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:

  • Around 4+ years of accounting working experience in Fund industry
  • ACCA qualified or partly qualified or any equivalent qualification
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications. Experience on Fund accounting software (either Investran, Efront, Paxus or Allvue) will be an advantage
  • Excellent time and organisational skills to work and meet agreed tight deadlines
  • Hard worker ready to put in the extra hours
  • Good interpersonal communication skills and demonstrate a professional attitudes.
  • Organised, accurate and willing to learn and take on new tasks
  • Team Player

What you will get in return:

The Apex Group is a global financial services provider with 8,000 staff across 40 + offices globally. We look to recruit bright, articulate and numerate employees who are not afraid of a challenge and are prepared to work hard and love what they do.

Every employee plays a part in making Apex who we are today and the more that we grow, the more important that becomes. Whatever your career path or specialism, Apex provides a global platform to allow you to thrive.

  • Fund Accounting/ NAV experience desired
  • Exposure to fund structures across different jurisdictions, involving complex performance fee calc
  • Possibility to be involved on some of main accounting software for both Hedge Fund and Private Equity available in the industry globally
  • Hybrid work arrangement
  • Growing organisation & great team culture where driving positive change for our people, planet and society is a key target
  • International mobility opportunities

Additional information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit https://theapexgroup.com/csr-policy/