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JOB VACANCY

VICE PRESIDENT - FUND ADMINISTRATION

Fund Services

OVERVIEW

Position: Vice President - Fund Administration
Location: Grand Cayman

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 characterised by tenacity, ethics and exacting excellence.  We hire smart and sharpen smarter, arming talent with best-in-class resources and skills.  Operating in key financial centres 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 Cayman, Vice president - Fund Administration 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

The Vice President reports to the Senior Vice President and supports the private equity fund and hedge fund accounting team. Its tactical responsibilities feed one larger objective: ensuring timely and accurate client deliverables and a high level of client service.

 

Primary responsibilities include: 

  • Responsible for the review of complex net asset valuations and overall management of a portfolio of hedge fund clients;
  • Involvement in all client related administrative functions and liaison with lawyers, investment managers, prime brokers and other transaction counterparties in various international jurisdictions; and
  • Deliver high levels of client service, ensuring that each relationship is compliant with internal policies and procedures.

EXPERIENCE

What You Bring

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

  • Graduate with an excellent academic background and preferably have a professional accounting designation, or a post graduate degree in an accounting or finance related field with 5 years post-qualification relevant experience in investment fund accounting.
  • Consideration may also be given to candidates who have a bachelor’s degree in an accounting or finance related field with at least 8 years experience in fund administration. 
  • Key skills required for this role include a detailed understanding of investment securities and transactions and internationally recognised accounting policies; and
  • Direct experience working with industry leading accounting software systems, Advent Geneva and SunGard Investran;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in managing a team

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.

Disclaimer: All personal information collected during the application process will be used for recruitment-related purposes only. Please refer to our Job Applicant Privacy Notice for details on how we handle personal information relating to job applicants.

LOCATION

Boundary Hall Cricket Square PO Box 1093 Grand Cayman KY1-1102 Cayman Islands

BENEFITS

The most enduring professional relationships are reciprocal relationships. The Maples Group prioritises 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 programmes
  • Savings or pension plan
  • Life insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Global mental wellness programme
  • Sports clubs and social events

APPLICATION DEADLINE

26 June 2021

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