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Private Equity Senior Fund Accountant

Ref: 78175

  • 60,000-65,000
  • 30 Nov 2022
  • Dublin (South)
  • Permanent

Fund Accounting Senior Analyst

About the Company

My Client is a leading Fund Admin operating in over 70 countries with over 200,000 employees from over 150 nationalities. 

About the Position

The Senior Fund Accountant/ Senior Analyst (SFA) role is responsible for the NAV preparation, validation and release of Private Capital funds. The SFA checks the work of Fund Accountants and provides final release to the market or investment manager.  The SFA is responsible for ensuring that all checks and controls have been performed on a valuation. The SFA is often the first point of contact for clients regarding valuations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review of fund NAVs on a monthly or quarterly basis, tasks include:
  • Review of fund transactions, eg. Security/investments trading, investor activity, etc.
  • Ensuring all income and fee accruals are accounted for and validated
  • Private Capital asset trades like loans (debt), Fund of Funds, Real Estate are booked into eFront
  • Adherence to client agreed NAV delivery deadlines
  • Adherence to client Budgets, analysis of Budgets ensuring accruals are aligned to such Budgets
  • Approval and sending of fund invoices / cash instructions
  • NAV impact analysis and justification
  • Daily communication with clients and other external stakeholders
  • Monitoring all cash and investment position reconciliation items on a regular basis.
  • Ensuring all agreed reporting is completed & sent to the client.
  • Attendance and participation in team / departmental meetings.
  • Assist with the completion of month/quarter end processes for delivery to clients.
  • Ensure that client Service Level Agreements are applied across all funds with deliverables met on a timely basis.
  • Ensure any information required by the Auditors or 3rd Parties is available within the timeframe agreed with your Team Manager.
  • Assist and train other team members with queries / questions as they arise. Inform the Team Manager where necessary of any issues.
  • Thorough knowledge of Private Equity/Private Capital security types, including Direct Loans, Syndicated Loans, PE Fund of Funds, Real Estate, Private Equity, Forwards etc., and their accounting treatment.
  • FA resource for the on boarding of new business, ensuing that FA systems and accounting requirements are in place.
  • Understanding of fund operating documents, prospectus, pricing policy, agreements.


  • Knowledge of accounting systems with eFront experience being a distinct advantage.
  • A minimum of 3-4 years Fund Accounting experience incorporating the above key responsibilities.
  • A minimum of 1 year NAV review experience
  • Good working knowledge of relevant legislation and regulatory requirements.
  • A thorough knowledge of Private Equity/Private Capital accounting including typical reporting such as Investor Capital Statements, Capital Call/Distribution Notices, Portfolios.
  • A good knowledge of performance fee methodologies (Equalisation, Waterfall, Performance/Incentive Fees< etc),
  • Knowledge of the completion of month/quarter end processes for delivery to clients.
  • An awareness of the needs of clients and an ability to deliver an excellent client service.
  • An awareness of Fund Structures including ICAVs, Master/Feeder type structures and DACs
  • Knowledge of DACs and regulatory reporting an advantage.

Qualifications & Skills Required:

  • A third level qualification or equivalent preferably in a business or accounting related discipline preferred.
  • Good time management and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Highly computer literate.
  • Strong numerical / analytical skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong Microsoft excel skills.

Remuneration Package

An excellent package is on offer for the right candidate.
For more information on this or any other funds roles please contact
Tom Guilfoyle on tel: 0035315927887 or email me or hit the apply button

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