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Hedge Fund Accountant – Accounting and Finance job – Market related salary – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Sep 3, 2018

A multi‐strategy hedge fund has a great job opportunity for a Hedge Fund Accountant to join their team in Johannesburg. This is an ideal job opportunity to join a dynamic team within a growing hedge fund where no two days are ever the same.

Your key job responsibilities as the Accountant in Johannesburg will include:

  • Work with fund administrators to prepare investment valuations and investor statements on a monthly basis
  • Active treasury management ‐ monitor fund liquidity, forecast cash flows and prepare cash reconciliations across multiple currencies and entities
  • Preparation of performance metrics, investor due diligence questionnaires and other ad‐hoc data requests
  • Understanding of fund and investment structures and possible implications regarding tax in international jurisdictions
  • Trading operations such as booking, monitoring settlements, posting corporate actions and client onboarding procedures
  • Work with external accountants to prepare the management accounts and financial & regulatory reporting for the Investment Manager
  • Work with auditors for both the Fund and Investment Manager

Requirements for this Accountant job in Johannesburg:

  • Must be a qualified Accountant with a strong academic background
  • 3+ years’ post‐qualified experience and financial services experience
  • Be familiar with the concepts of hedge fund accounting
  • Have strong interpersonal & communication skills
  • Show excellent attention to detail, even when under pressure and doesn’t get flustered
  • Demonstrate a thorough and robust thought process
  • Show an appetite to develop their knowledge of all operational aspects of a hedge fund and to be involved in a broad range of subjects beyond fund accounting
  • Demonstrated a history of pro‐actively taking on responsibilities beyond their defined role
  • An understanding of international tax or cross border tax concepts would be an advantage

If you meet the above requirements for this Accountant job in Johannesburg, please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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