The Fund accounting Analyst is responsible to monitor daily production made by offshored functions in accordance with Luxembourg fund industry standard. The overall objective of this role is to control the valuation of daily and periodic Net Asset Valuations (NAVs) for our clients and the distribution of associated unit prices.
Ensure timeliness of client service deliverables in accordance with agreed deadlines
Promptly reply to accounting queries from investment centers and fund sponsor (portfolio manager, auditors and back-office).
Ensure that all exceptions raised during the NAV process are duly investigated and justified
Coordinate the day to day operations in partnership with all onshore and offshore locations such as transfer agency, pricing, corporate action..
Project Management (small / medium sized) and participate in the implementation of new funds, instruments treatments, definition of new process flows, etc
Maintain efficient communication channels with managers, team members, other departments
Promptly reply to accounting queries from investment centers, fund sponsors and clients
Controls and Risk management
Maintain highest level of service quality and performance in compliance with Luxembourg fund administration mission and objectives
Report and escalate potential issues and breaches to appropriate departments and managers even if not directly related to fund accounting to minimize risk for Client and Citi (investment breach, custody breach, financial reporting error...)
Ensure procedures, quality standards and check lists are accurately completed and up to date
Apply adequate risk awareness and promptly investigate and escalate all exceptions as defined by thresholds in internal procedures (pricing, ageing rec. items, etc)
Play a leading role in developing team spirit
Coaching and contribute to off shore teams development, share experience and knowledge with team member
Investment fund accounting expertise
Fund accounting processes such as performance fees, hedging, dividend distribution, pooling, derivatives, swing pricing
Sound communication skills and client relationship
Main day-to-day client contact / take lead on client initiative
Technical tools : Excel, Multifonds and pControl
Recent relevant experience in a similar role
Proven system development lifecycle skills
Proficient understanding of emerging technologies
Effective verbal and written skills – English, French and any other language will be considered as an advantage
Effective analytic and presentation skills
Strong sense of initiative
Respect CITI Principles and Values by acting accordingly
Education : Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience
Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.
Valuing Diversity: Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organizational success.
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