Team Leader – Fund Accounting

Challenger Recruitment Specialists
Employment Type
€60,000 - €70,000 per annum
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Reporting to the Assistant Manager, the TL will be responsible for the oversight of a team’s production of fund Net Asset Valuations, ensuring full compliance with all accounting regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review of Hedge Fund NAVs

  • Manage daily workflow of clients to maintain positive client relations

  • Supervise staff (6-8) and provide a detailed review of their work 

  • Implement development planning of team members

  • Assign work to subordinates and continually monitor their performance 

  • Prepare and conduct periodical performance reviews with the Assistant Manager

  • Investigate client issues 

  • Assist the team members in resolving differences or investigating unusual entries / fund movements

  • Provide monthly and quarterly statistics in relation to the funds for internal and external Board meetings


  • A third-level qualification preferably in a business or accounting-related discipline

  • A minimum of 4 years Fund Accounting experience, with 2 years at a Senior Fund Accountant level

  • Thorough knowledge of Hedge Fund Accounting

  • Team leadership skills

  • Knowledge of various domiciliation legislation and regulatory requirements

  • Experience working on debt funds / loan instruments

  • Thorough knowledge of complex hedge fund investment types and company structures

  • Thorough knowledge of performance fee methodologies (Equalisation, Series, etc.)

The role is 50% WFH and can also be based in Galway.