Fund Accountant- Contract

Mainstream Group Holdings Limited

4 month contract-Experienced Fund Accountants or a corporate accountants with experience in financial statement preparation

  • Year end financial reporting for the managed funds
  • Fantastic CBD Location & Great team environment
  • 4 month contract
About Mainstream
Mainstream Group Holdings Limited (ASX: MAI) provides fund services underpinned by investment in people, processes and technology. We provide administration services to over 1,100 funds, more than 150,000 investors and assets in excess of AUD $224 billion. Globally we employ more than 300 people, with operations in Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, United States, Cayman Islands, Ireland, Isle of Man and Malta.

About the role 
**4 months Contract**
Our Fund Accounting team are responsible for providing accounting services to our clients. The role will work as part of a large team providing the highest level of service across a large client base. The key focus of the role would be to cover the year end financial reporting for the managed funds. 

Key areas of responsibility include: Though the role has been created to cover the year end financial statement but it will also provide the opportunity to cover a wider scope across fund accounting day-to-day including below: 
  • Update the general ledger for Managed Investment funds / Property funds and reconcile back to the source of truth on a timely and effective basis.
  • Prepare, review and deliver accurate and timely month end general ledger update and reconciliation, trial balance, profit/loss, balance sheet, ICR calculations and client specific reports.
  • Take ownership of distribution calculation for Managed Investment funds, clients’ queries and relevant tax provisions for the Listed Investment Companies.
  • Responsible for accurate and timely preparation, review and lodgement of clients’ BAS returns, WHT payment, PAYG payment, ABS Surveys preparation and Income Tax Returns preparation. 
  • Take ownership for timely delivery of the annual financial statements, semi-annual financial statements and income tax return for Managed Inv. / Property funds and audit queries.
  • Provide accurate and timely response for questions and queries raised by Auditors, clients, tax advisors and internal stakeholders.
  • Assist the Senior Fund Accountant to monitor clients’ SLA and agreed deliverable.
  • Ad hoc project work to improve processes & procedures
About you
  • Degree in accounting, finance or equivalent. 
  • You will have at least 2 years experience within a similar role, ideally from a funds management/financial services/ fund services background. Candidates with experience across sectors with hands-on experience in financial statement preparation would be considered. 
  • CPA / CA / CIMA qualified
  • Preferred good working knowledge / experience using HiPortfolio
  • You will have highly advance excel skills and strong stakeholder communication and reporting skills.
  • You will also demonstrate experience in handling multiple deadlines in a fast paced environment and thrive on working in a team
5 Reasons to work at Mainstream
  1. Growing company with lots of opportunity for career progression and further promotion.
  2. Work directly with pre-eminent fund managers and industry leaders.
  3. Well regarded fund administration experts, from end to end.
  4. Central location with regular social events.
  5. Invaluable on-the-job learning and study support.
Our Values 
  • Our Clients Come First
  • Get it Right, First Time
  • Prioritise People
  • Be Solution Focused
  • Work as One Team