Fund Reporting Job Description

Fund Reporting Job Description

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Fund reporting provides ongoing mutual fund tax compliance - prepares tax returns, fiscal year end tax provisions, excise tax provisions, distribution calculations for mutual funds and investment partnerships; develop and monitor fund tax policies; determine and monitor dividend and capital gains tax distribution requirements for complex funds and products.

Fund Reporting Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manage the production of the Fund's annual and quarterly financial statements to clients, auditors and investors
Review all financial statements prior to release to clients and the auditors
Assisting in the preparation of the financial statements for quarterly/semi-annual and annual reporting periods
Assist in managing the production of the Fund's annual and quarterly financial statements to clients, auditors and investors
Prepare and review financial statements prior to release to clients and the auditors
Accurate and timely peer review (and occasionally preparation) of Financial Statements for investment funds assigned (including Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Changes in Net Assets, Investment Statement, Cash Flow Statements and relevant Note Disclosures, including pertinent ratios)
Work with peers in our Malaysia office to deliver the unaudited financial statements accurately and on agreed deadline
Work with external auditors, consultants and client to deliver the financial statements accurately and on agreed deadline
Assist in reviewing all financial statements prior to release to clients and the auditors
Assist with preparation as needed (financial statements, NQs, Trustee reporting, NCSR, NSAR)

Fund Reporting Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Fund Reporting

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Education for Fund Reporting

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Employers hiring for the fund reporting job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Accounting, Education, Management, Associates, Finance, Guidance, Business, Performance, Communication, Supervision

Skills for Fund Reporting

Desired skills for fund reporting include:

Financial instruments and their accounting treatment
Mutual funds/Hedge Fund/Capital Market
Range of assigned JPMAM investment products
Various accounting policies for different fund types
Requirements and client base
Asset Management business and products
Mutual Funds
Competitive landscape and investment team’s capabilities to facilitate improved client experience
Financial statements
IFRS

Desired experience for fund reporting includes:

Takes responsibility for maintaining and continuously improving performance marketing materials that are both channel and product-specific
Builds awareness for the Fund Reporting Solutions Team through the execution of our business plans assisting with Strategic Client Service initiatives to develop new reporting plans
Provides reporting/marketing input and supports content for websites
Liaises with product teams to communicate product data in performance materials
Liaises with different internal groups, of all levels, including TPD sales, client relationship management, IMD Communications (Marketing), Digital Strategy and Compliance/Legal
Performs other functions or projects

Fund Reporting Examples

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Fund Reporting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a fund reporting. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for fund reporting
  • Check Fund Station reports for status of internally processed funds to ensure that information has been received within expected time frames
  • Update and distribute monthly dividend announcements to outside parties via fax and email
  • Prepare and analyze reports for both internal and external users Globe & Mail, Fundata, Statistics Canada
  • Provide input and ideas for the continuous improvement of the reporting process
  • Establish policies, operating procedures, goals, and objectives for the team
  • Prepare monthly tracking group progress and efficiency
  • Complete all assigned reporting commitments to completed standard and custom commitments for global funds
  • Liaise with various team to gather required information
  • Manage the financial statement reporting process by coordinating efforts of clients, fund accounting, legal, auditors and fund administration personnel
  • Lead in the audit coordination of the clients' annual reporting process
Qualifications for fund reporting
  • Completion of IFIC Mutual Fund course and/or CSC preferred
  • Graduate with 4+ years or Post grad with 2+ years of experience in financial / client service / reporting industry
  • Knowledge of VBA desired
  • Lead audit update calls
  • Lead the training of staff on financial reporting roles and responsibilities
  • Participate in the recruiting and interview process
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Fund Reporting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a fund reporting. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for fund reporting
  • Participate in Global Fund Reporting Solutions, Fund Data and Web/IT initiatives
  • Innovate improvements in department procedures to increase efficiency and quality
  • Distribute monthly reports to internal clients
  • Should be able to accommodate a flexible work schedule to meet project demands and possess a high degree of service orientation with an ability and willingness to work effectively in a team environment
  • Assist with the audit of investment funds
  • Assist and provide support in preparing expense budgets, to ensure appropriately calculated and any issues highlighted/resolved
  • Liaise with other departments on various issues that arise, questions, and/or requests for information
  • Assist with special projects/analyses on an ad hoc basis as assigned by the Manager
  • Your organizational skills will enable you to direct the work of team members, including reviewing their work for accuracy and completeness
  • Set the standard for the team by providing ongoing support and opportunities for professional development, including training and developing staff and involvement in system development and maintenance
Qualifications for fund reporting
  • Deep understanding of MFU/CAMRA systems and Data Active/DCI/COGNOS rendering programs
  • Adaptability to new workflow/processes
  • Interest in the Asset Management business, and sales/marketing process
  • Working toward a university degree in accounting, finance or economics focus
  • Ability to lead high volume, time sensitive projects
  • Easy to work with and energetic
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a fund reporting. 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 reporting
  • Execute global controls and reporting so that management team has greater governance over departments accountabilities
  • Provide innovative solutions to new client requests and guide and follow through on issue resolution
  • Liaise with clients and respond to external parties’ inquiries and requests
  • Assist Managers in projects and resolving issues
  • Provide back-up relief to team members during absences, including mentoring and coaching analysts
  • Support the introduction of new technology and operational processes to effectively reduce cost, increase quality of service and ensure accuracy by suggesting process improvements that result in productivity gains, reduce risk and enhance the client experience
  • Liaise with valuations, custodian, recordkeeper and other teams to obtain information
  • Manage mailboxes, anticipating responses where appropriate
  • Provide assistance to management with staff and production planning, including the update of staffing information and preparation of chargeability reports
  • Organisation of informal team events and management of budget
Qualifications for fund reporting
  • This position requires a University degree in accounting or business and a professional qualification in finance, accounting or management
  • At least 3 years post qualification experience in investment management operations, custodian bank, fund administration
  • Minimum of 2 years in the financial services industry and 1 year in the hedge fund industry
  • Graduate / Post graduate with 4+ years of experience in financial / client service / reporting industry
  • Intermediate-Advanced Excel skills essential (Macro knowledge preferred)
  • Good time management and organisational skills with ability to prioritise activities
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Fund Reporting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of fund reporting. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for fund reporting
  • Manage the production and dissemination of fund financial statements
  • Document and communicate accounting policies for mutual funds and participate in accounting policy database process whereby accounting policies are formalized
  • Prepares and reviews performance information for the prospectus and fund financial statements
  • Assist our team in the typesetting and preparation of annual and interim reports
  • Liaise with internal and external parties (auditors, clients, and directors in order to prepare, approve and issue reports)
  • Tax computations and HMRC submissions are delegated to a third party
  • Oversight of the process, making sure all requests are completed & delivered with highest accuracy & timeliness
  • Complete all reporting commitments, coordinate with Client Account Managers and Client portfolio managers
  • Prepare internal MIS and other management reporting as assigned
  • Maintaining high level of competency when reviewing reports & quickly identifying both data & format issues
Qualifications for fund reporting
  • Set up operations/escalation protocols, Maintain accurate and current desktop procedures
  • Strong understanding of Asset management business & good knowledge of Fixed Income and Equity products
  • Demonstrate compliance with GFAR policies and procedures, internal control requirements, and regulatory requirements
  • Liaise with colleagues in GFAR to ensure development of, and adherence with, global best practice
  • Work globally to standardize internal and external reporting, such as Board materials, TERs, yields, regulatory reporting, and any other reporting provided to our clients, as applicable per jurisdiction
  • Oversee the daily NAV pre-price release, and ensures that all monthly and periodic reporting deadlines are met
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Fund Reporting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of fund reporting. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for fund reporting
  • Oversee statutory and other financial reporting production required of the GFAR financial reporting group, ensuring all deadlines are met
  • Develop and monitor timetables to cover major reporting functions such as
  • Implement, maintain and enhance GFAR exception and tolerance based analytical oversight of Funds, ensuring that administration of the Funds / accounts are in accordance with regulations and best business practice (eg Fund ICR assessments)
  • Assist in leading annual audit process across two audit firms
  • Examine service providers financial reporting policies and controls
  • Manage regulatory reporting on Form N-CSR, Form N-SAR, Form N-MFP and Form N-Q
  • Oversee third party fund administration and fund accounting vendors
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders including fund administrators and fund accounting agents, independent accountants, marketing, investment operations, portfolio managers and in-house and external legal counsel
  • Support Certification process for funds’ annual, semi-annual and quarterly filings through development of strong working relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders at new service provider, auditors, marketing, investment operations, portfolio managers and in-house and external legal counsel
  • Supervise team of up to 3 professionals of various levels
Qualifications for fund reporting
  • CA or CPA qualification or equivalent
  • At least 6 years post qualification experience in investment management operations, custodian bank, fund administration in a similar capacity
  • Departmental supervisory experience is required with experience in managing in matrix or cross functional teams in multiple locations
  • Thorough knowledge of investment management industry and securities markets in Asia including stock exchange and depository regulations and practices
  • Engage and foster positive business relationship through efficient delivery of outcomes, collegiate involvement and empathetic appreciation of clients’ needs
  • Travel is required within Australia (< 5%)

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