Fund Accountant (FTO Division) - Osborne
Job Summary
  • Dublin
  • Contract FTC
  • 29th May 2023
  • -
  • Ref ID: #37172

Job Description

  • Location: Dublin, Dublin
  • Type: Contract FTC
  • Job #37172
  • Salary: NON 60,000.00

Fund Accountant 2 Year Contract
At Osborne we are currently recruiting for our Government Agency client for a Fund Accountant. This role is based in Dublin 1 with hybrid working option (2 days per week in the office). This is a 2-year contract role with full time hours.
This role will be within the Finance Technology and Operations team, reporting to the Finance Manager.
The successful candidate will have a Third level qualification preferably in Finance or Accounting and comes with at least 2 years’ relevant experience in financial services or in the banking sector is advantageous. 

The is an excellent opportunity to join a reputable organisation with fantastic career opportunities.

**Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 24th May 2023**
Salary and Benefits:  

  • Hybrid work options   
  • An extensive wellbeing programme.  
  • A diverse range of initiatives: LGBT+, Gender Matters, Disability Awareness, International & Multicultural Awareness Team (IMAT), Sports & Social, Volunteering and lots more  
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities that allow for full career development within the organisation.  
  • Reimbursement of annual professional membership fees  
  • Career average defined benefit pension scheme   

Principal Accountabilities

  • Administration of ISIF investments ensuring payment and settlement of ISIF investments are made on a timely basis and in line with agreed procedures. 
  • Daily cash management including monitoring and instructing cash transfers and foreign exchange (fx) trades with the Global Custodian. 
  • Preparation of trade and accounting instructions to the Global Custodian. 
  • Reconciliations of Global Custodian records. 

ISIF Portfolio Management System 

  • Maintenance of the ISIF portfolio management system including posting of daily transactions and valuations. 
  • Reconciliation of the daily Net Asset Values produced by the ISIF Portfolio Management System. 
  • Investigate and rectify any reconciling differences. 
  • Support the implementation of phase 2 of the ISIF Portfolio Management System.  

Management Reporting 

  • Preparation of daily and monthly management reporting. 

Other tasks 

  • Document and update processes, procedures and controls. 
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors. 


  • Third level qualification preferably in Finance or Accounting. 
  • At least 2 years’ relevant experience in financial services or in the banking sector is advantageous. 


  • Ability to adapt quickly to the role and demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to easily form good working relationships with team members. 
  • A self-starter willing to take the initiative to get results. 
  • Effective problem-solving skills with a strong attention to detail. 
  • Flexible and adaptable to change. 


  • Understanding of investment securities and transactions such as equities, bonds, funds, derivatives etc. would be advantageous. 
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills, with experience in other Microsoft Packages. 
  • Knowledge of general ledger applications (in particular Infor SunSystems) would be advantageous. 


For more information please apply through the link provided for the attention of Meghan Darmody or call Osborne Recruitment on 01 638 4400

If you are interested in finding out more about the above role and would like to be considered for this or other suitable roles that we may have available for your skill set – please attach your CV via the link provided. Please submit your updated CV in Word Format
If you are living in Ireland and hold a VALID WORK PERMIT, we would love to hear from you, if however, you do not hold a valid work permit unfortunately we will not be in a position to assist you with your job search. 

Osborne are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    Job Summary
    • Dublin
    • Permanent
    • Nov 17, 2022
    • Competitive
    • Ref ID: 123456