Collins McNicholas

POSITION: Fund Accountant – Private Equity


DEPARTMENT: Operations

LOCATION: Ireland (Dublin)



You will be working directly with the Head of Client Services in your region and with other Client Service Managers in connection with the performance of duties related to the administration of Private Equity Funds.




  • You will be responsible for the review of the reconciliation and calculation of periodic (daily/weekly/monthly) net asset values (NAV) of various private equity funds
  • Reconciling transactions related to the investment portfolios, dividends and interest, corporate actions, and investor capital activity
  • Dealing with requests from and communicating with the client and investors regarding all aspects of the accounts operation
  • Updating accounting and client relationship management systems, updating and verifying statistical information, preparing financial statements, and working with external auditors
  • Calculate and review calculations for the preparation of Capital Call and Distribution notices
  • Verification of trades against Client and Broker references as well as verification of pricing of all portfolio investment instruments
  • Processing daily cash transactions and activity
  • Cash and Asset reconciliations to Custodial Services, Brokers and Clients
  • Receive and respond to Audit queries while investigating any discrepancies which may occur and achieving resolutions
  • Maintain a good working relationship with external clients as well with internal relationship co-workers and other business units within the company.


Skills and Qualifications


  • University degree in a related degree (or overseas equivalent)
  • Strong fund accounting experience or related industry experience
  • Experience with general ledger accounting, with demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy, analytical, technical, organisational, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong computers skills including Excel, Word, and Lotus Notes
  • Familiarity with systems including: Sungard, Broadridge and the Advent Geneva accounting system is a major plus
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • An ability to think critically and objectively with strong attention to detail


Apply Now:


  • For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Blaithin O’Shea on 01 66 200 88 or email
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