Fund Analyst Job Description

Fund Analyst Job Description

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Fund analyst provides electronic access to stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds, and funds worldwide from a single IBKR Integrated Investment account.

Fund Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform all daily functions in order to complete daily reconciliations required for delivery of NAV critical data for assigned funds
Perform monthly reconciliation and reporting activities and provide to the Financial Reporting Group by stated deadlines
Prepare reports for auditors during reporting periods in accordance with Financial Reporting and Audit requirements
Apply basic understanding of mutual fund operations and the company's products and services to perform basic tasks, process and reconcile dividends
Recommend ways to minimize the reoccurrence of exception items for example system enhancements, process changes or policy changes
Identify improvements to the fund data production processes
Document and keep current procedures used to support fund data production
Maintain multiple databases to be used across several departments (Portfolio Management, Product Management, Accounting)
Prepares expense workpapers for semi-annual and annual shareholder report including 6 month expense example
Tracking and maintaining manager portfolio information and other related data

Fund Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Fund Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CFA, MBA, ACCA, PMI, IAQ/IOC

Education for Fund Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the fund analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, Education, Business/Administration, Engineering, Graduate, Management, Communication

Skills for Fund Analyst

Desired skills for fund analyst include:

Market data systems
Options and other traded instruments
Details related to stocks
Especially fixed income and derivatives
Financial products
Each manager’s investment process
MS Excel and other Microsoft Office applications are

Desired experience for fund analyst includes:

Tracking and assessing monthly risk data, constructing investment reports, and assisting in various data projects
Preparing written findings and presentation materials monthly reviews
Providing strategy-specific analytical reviews which include monthly performance across the hedge fund investment universe.Qualifications
A CFA or CAIA designation, or the desire to pursue such accreditation, would be highly beneficial
Strong quantitative and modeling skills are required
High-level familiarity with hedge fund strategies would be a plus

Fund Analyst Examples


Fund Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a fund analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for fund analyst
  • Work closely with the Financial Reporting team to provide expense support
  • Prepare prospectus fee tables and provide explanations to management for any significant changes from the prior year
  • Work with members of the sales and origination teams in client discussions to ensure the desired outcome is achieved and expectations are managed
  • Liaise with internal and external legal counsel around transaction structuring and documentation
  • Develop a deep understanding of the credit underwriting and risk modelling process
  • Assist with research, analysis and credit underwriting relating to both existing and proposed transactions
  • Strong numeracy and an analytical mind
  • Highly articulate and organised with strong attention to detail
  • The ability to handle a fast paced working environment
  • Experience within legal or professional services will be well-regarded
Qualifications for fund analyst
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are extremely important, as communication with Financial Advisors and Clients is an essential function of the Hedge Fund Research group
  • Must be a team player and desire to work in a collegial environment
  • Minimum 2-4 years financial industry experience with an emphasis on US mutual fund processing
  • SWIFT knowledge preferred
  • Language skills in French or German is considered a plus
  • Progress towards a recognized accounting or industry designation preferred

Fund Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a fund analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for fund analyst
  • Provide client service support to internal clients in Asian offices/ groups retail and institutional sales team in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan
  • Organize the year-end audit process and work with external auditors to resolve issues within the funds
  • Assist with and perform financial analysis within affordable multi-family syndication and property level financial models
  • Monitor the performance of property investments through the review of reports prepared by asset management and address discrepancies in conjunction with the preparation of quarterly reports to corporate investors
  • Review and analyze partnership tax returns, internal reports and operating proformas
  • Interact with asset management, accounting and acquisitions departments
  • Report to investors on a quarterly basis on the performance of their portfolio of property investments
  • Assist Fund managers and senior management with special time sensitive projects
  • Fund Expenses, request and validate additional fund expense data from business partners and other financial institutions
  • Oversight of the confirmation process for various financial instruments held within the Russell Funds as part of each fund's annual audit process
Qualifications for fund analyst
  • Industry, accounting or other recognized accredited program would be an asset
  • Due to countries coverage, business language proficiency in Mandarin and/or Bahasa Melayu is highly preferred
  • Strong Excel skills and keen attention to detail are a must, the common sense ability to look at aggregated data
  • Knowledge of basic Visual Basic and Java code
  • Minimum of 2 years of Fund Accounting experience required
  • 2 to 5 years of accounting experience is preferred

Fund Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of fund analyst. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for fund analyst
  • Evaluating funds to be included in portfolios
  • Performing investment research
  • Analyzing and monitoring investments
  • Performance analysis and mutual fund modeling
  • Posting trades into system
  • Producing material for client presentations
  • Working with various custodians
  • Ensure all transactions
  • Monitor each portfolio daily to ensure that cash, security, and unit positions correctly reflect the client’s holdings
  • Ensure corporate actions are entered into the system and reflect all relevant securities and tax regulations
Qualifications for fund analyst
  • Assist oversight team in the due diligence activities (Investment Management, distribution and KIID production)
  • Preparation and set-up of the internal system monitoring tool controls
  • Investment objectives and policy monitoring
  • Monitoring of provisions contained in the Investment Management Agreements
  • Risk Management (Leverage, Market and Counterparty Risk) monitoring as per the provisions of AIFMD, CSSF Circular 11/512 and the ESMA guidelines
  • Escalating investment compliance issues and breaches in a timely manner to the Compliance Specialist

Fund Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a fund analyst. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for fund analyst
  • Prepare and analyze reports to ensure compliance requirements are met
  • Assist on foreign custody registration process on behalf of the US Russell fund products
  • Valuation Support - Retrieving and tracking portfolio company valuations and inputting into industry-specific applications (Private I)
  • Audit and Tax Support - Maintain schedules for cumulative tax withholding, consolidation, puttable financial obligations, and others as required
  • Cash Management - Preparation of wire instructions, cash projections and reconciliations
  • Client Service - Act as a point of contact/liaison with investors, portfolio managers, administrators and custodians for Fund Administration as it relates to the day to day operations for the funds
  • Coordinate and prepare the components of the financial statements for which the Fund Complex Team is responsible
  • Support client service role to PCS, Legal, and the Investment Division
  • Evaluate investment restrictions for compliance testing
  • Take ownership in the account take-on process and ensure compliance systems are updated appropriately and on-time
Qualifications for fund analyst
  • Experience in Fund Compliance /Fund Audit/ Finance position in the Banking Industry area is a plus
  • Very Good working knowledge of Excel, knowledge of Visual Basic and Bloomberg would be a plus
  • Adaptability and flexibility to work flow
  • The suitable candidate will be analytical with strong modelling skills and the ability to present ideas and analysis clearly, often within tight timeframes, and with a careful attention to detail
  • Liaising with a large number of people internally and externally will require the successful candidate to be a good team player and natural cultural fit within the firm
  • The candidate will have prior working experience as a financial analyst in an investment company, an investment bank or a corporate strategy environment, may have gained experience within a top tier accounting firm and will ideally have gained an accounting or CFA qualification in the process

Fund Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of fund analyst. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for fund analyst
  • Identify, track, resolve and report compliance breaches in-line with internal policy and regulatory requirements
  • Assist in other compliance related portfolio monitoring, including aggregate ownership limits
  • Develop effective working relationships with other functional areas for timely receipt of information required for the completion of tasks
  • Provide a high quality timely service to customers
  • Working Relationships / Contacts
  • Investment Compliance departments in London, Hong Kong, Japan and Korea
  • Portfolio Managers, Portfolio Services Group
  • Relationship Directors and Client Service Managers
  • Compliance Systems Support
  • Product Development teams
Qualifications for fund analyst
  • Some experience of the private equity industry or investment trusts would be preferred, but is not essential
  • Must work efficiently under pressure with minimal supervision
  • 1-3 years of accounting experience or education in automated environment, including general ledger is preferred
  • Working knowledge of the mutual industry is considered as an asset
  • Strong knowledge of Excel is a requirement
  • Investment Administration

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