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Fund Accountant ( 12 month FTC)


Fixed Term




United Kingdom

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BNP Paribas Securities Services is a multi-asset servicing specialist with local expertise in 36 markets around the world and a global reach covering 95 markets.  This extensive network enables us to provide our institutional investor clients with the connectivity and local knowledge they need to navigate change in a fast-moving world.
As of 31 December 2016, BNP Paribas Securities Services had USD 9,070 trillion in assets under custody, USD 2,067 trillion in assets under administration, 10,166 funds administered and over 10,080 employees.
We are looking to hire a Fund Accountant to join our team to help produce daily NAV prices and deliver non-daily priced information to clients. This role sits within the Fund Accounting department, which is a high profile business area that comprises of a number of different functions responsible for NAV production, monthly fund accounting oversight controls and statutory and financial statements reporting services for internal and external clients in the United Kingdom and globally.
To be successful in this role you will possess a high level of numerical skills and an awareness of investment operations and accounting procedures. You will be highly computer literate with excellent Excel skills and be able to work well under pressure to meet regular tight deadlines. Ideally you will have fund accounting experience and a working knowledge of HiPortfolio. It is also preferable that you are degree qualified in a relevant subject and keen to study towards professional qualifications.
Key Responsibilities:
To meet client KPIs and service delivery commitments for an agreed population of open ended funds through:
  • Daily Net Asset Value (NAV) calculations,
    • Distribution calculations,
    • Monthly trustee / control packs,
    • Management service charge calculations,
    • Performance fee calculations,
    • Portfolio turnover calculations,
    • Yield calculations,
    • Total expense ratios,
    • ONS Returns.
  • Timely completion of internal team management information.
  • Assist in managing responses to clients, auditors, trustees, custodians and other departments within BNP Paribas Securities Services for those funds assigned responsibility for.
  • Adhere to procedures and controls in performing allocated tasks.
  • Assist in documenting procedures and controls for new and existing processes.
  • Timely escalation of any issues to Senior Fund Accountant and Assistant Manager.
  • Ensure corrective and preventative action is taken, and evidence retained, where deadlines / quality standards are at risk.
Equal Opportunities
BNP Paribas promotes equality of opportunity and is committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
As an employee with BNP Paribas Securities Services, we want to make sure that you are rewarded for your commitment. As such, you will be entitled to our award winning benefits package which includes a generous holiday allowance of at least 34 days (including bank holidays), a non-contributory pension of 8.5%, private healthcare and GP service all as standard, along with a number of personal insurances such as income protection, life assurance and personal accident insurance. We believe in ensuring all our employees have a positive work life balance and so in addition to the core benefits you will also have access  to a variety of flexible lifestyle benefits including dental cover, childcare vouchers, cycle to work schemes, season ticket loans and reduced cinema and gym membership to name a few.


Please note that we are unable to progress applications at this time from candidates who require sponsorship under a Tier 2 General Visa. The role does not meet the required skill level for us to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship under Tier 2.

Primary Location: GB-SCO-Glasgow Job Type: Fixed Term Job: OPERATION PROCESSING Education Level: Not indicated Schedule: Full-time