Relocate to Dubai?……Assistant Vice President – Fund Accounting

Employment Type
Not disclosed


Location: DUBAI

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. With 18 locations 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 Dubai-based Assistant Vice President – Fund Accounting 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 Assistant Vice President – Fund Accounting supports the Fund Accounting team. Its tactical responsibilities feed one larger objective: will be responsible for the preparation and review of complex net asset valuations for a portfolio of open and closed ended funds.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • involvement in all client-related administrative functions and liaising with lawyers, investment managers, prime brokers and other transaction counterparties;
  • deliver high levels of client service, ensuring that each relationship is compliant with internal policies and procedures.

What You Bring

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

  • will be a graduate with an excellent academic background, a professional accounting designation and at least 5 years’ relevant experience in investment fund accounting and offshore administration;
  • key skills required for this role include a detailed understanding of investment securities and transactions, various investment fund structures and direct experience in working with private equity and real estate fund structures, internationally recognised accounting standards and those candidates with experience working in the Middle East;
  • will be expected to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills in English and possess good time management, organisational and prioritisation skills;
  • an ability to deliver under pressure is a must;
  • preference will be given to candidates who have direct experience working with industry leading accounting software systems such as Advent Geneva and Investran Systems.

Benefits & Rewards

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

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.

You can learn more about the Maples Group on our corporate website. Experience our culture and our people on our Careers Page or on LinkedIn.

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