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JOB VACANCY

SENIOR FUND ACCOUNTANT

Fund Services

OVERVIEW

Position: Senior Fund Accountant
Location: Boston

The Maples Group is a standard bearer in financial and legal services, trusted by many of the world’s largest hedge fund managers, private equity firms and international corporations. 

Our distinction flows from our carefully curated team: 2,000+ professionals characterized by tenacity, ethics and exacting excellence.  We hire smart and sharpen smarter, arming talent with best-in-class resources and skills.  With 18 locations across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, our international presence offers a unique springboard for career development and cross-cultural immersion.  Our side-by-side financial and legal services are similarly ripe for interdisciplinary learning and growth.  

The Maples Group looks to add a Boston-based Senior Fund Accountant to our team and invites eager and qualified candidates to apply.  We are committed to diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity as we attract, retain and develop world-class talent.


Who We Seek

Our merit-based culture suits professionals in pursuit of boundless careers and lives.  Beyond their acumen, team members are collaborative and conscientious, bringing a healthy sense of drive and purpose to each interaction and to all aspects of their work. 

About the Role

This role will be responsible for:

  • Processing transactions and accounting entries for a portfolio of investment funds and the preparation of portfolios and cash reconciliations on a daily basis;
  • The preparation of Net Asset Value (“NAV”) files for a portfolio of medium to high complexity investment funds;
  • Liaison with investment managers, prime brokers and custodians in relation to trading activity, as required, for transaction processing and NAV preparation; preparation of client compliance files;
  • Maintenance of client database and performance of general administration functions relating to client funds; and
  • Assisting in the invoicing process and collection of receivables and liaison with auditors to provide required information and respond to audit queries.

EXPERIENCE

What You Bring

In addition to indisputably high ethical standards and autonomy, the ideal candidate should possess the following:

  • A university degree in accounting or finance and/or a professional accounting qualification;
  • A minimum of 1-3 years’ of experience with a leading accountancy practice or financial institution is required; and
  • US Onshore and Offshore fund accounting/administration experience would be beneficial.

Key skills for this role are as follows:

  • A sound working knowledge of all Windows applications;
  • Knowledge of fund accounting applications;
  • Experience of relationship management and client service; and
  • Excellent time management, organizational, prioritization and communication skills, both verbal and written (fluent written and oral English).

About the Maples Group 

Over five decades, the Maples Group has grown from modest beginnings into one of the world's preeminent professional services firms, offering specialised fiduciary, fund administration, regulatory and compliance, entity formation and management and legal services on the laws of the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Ireland, Jersey and Luxembourg.

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LOCATION

470 Atlantic Ave Suite 306, Boston, MA 02210, United States

BENEFITS

The most enduring professional relationships are reciprocal relationships.  The Maples Group prioritizes employee health and wellbeing. Depending on your location, we offer a range of benefits, including: 

  • Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental and optical)
  • Competitive vacation packages
  • Educational assistance and professional development programs
  • Savings or pension plan
  • Life insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Global mental wellness program 
  • Sports clubs and social events

APPLICATION DEADLINE

30 August 2021

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