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JOB VACANCY

ASSISTANT FUND ACCOUNTANT

Fund Services

OVERVIEW

Position: Assistant Fund Accountant
Location: Cayman Islands

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 Cayman Islands-based Assistant Fund Accountant 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.

Whom 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

This is an entry-level role, which will be part of the Maples Group.

Key duties will include:

  • assisting with transactional accounting and preparation of NAV calculations;
  • involvement in client-related and internal administrative functions and liaison with investment managers, prime brokers and other transaction counterparties in various international jurisdictions;
  • delivering high levels of client service in accordance with internal policies and procedures

EXPERIENCE

What You Bring

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

  • have understanding of securities commonly encountered in the hedge fund industry, including equities, bonds, swaps, options, and futures, and the ability to account for these securities
  • have an excellent academic background and possess strong written communication and verbal presentation skills

Key skills for this role are as follows:

  • superb attention to detail, professionalism, excellent organizational skills, and a team-first mentality
  • be a self-starter with the ability to work on own initiative
  • sound working knowledge of all Windows applications

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.

Disclaimer: All personal information collected during the application process will be used for recruitment-related purposes only. Please refer to our Job Applicant Privacy Notice for details on how we handle personal information relating to job applicants.

LOCATION

Boundary Hall Cricket Square PO Box 1093 Grand Cayman KY1-1102 Cayman Islands

BENEFITS

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE

15 October 2021

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