Investment Accounting Specialist



Abu Dhabi


We are headhunting for an Investment Accounting Specialist with a top-tier government entity based in Abu Dhabi. The Investment Accounting Specialist will be responsible for ensuring the entity's investment transactions accounting and control activities are extensively controlled
through the monitoring and review of the custodian.

- Monitor cash positions & prepare a report for the investment of surplus cash to ensure it is managed to maximize returns in accordance with policies and procedures
- Monitor local and international bank account balances
- Ensure liquidity for pending capital calls, management & performance fees,
asset-related disbursements and all other liquidity requirements
- Monitor the existing portfolio of fixed deposits to ensure that all maturities are planned and reinvested or rolled over in a timely manner
- Prepare all necessary documentation for fixed deposits including calculation and accrual of interest receivable
- Reconcile the monthly investment accounting reports and journals provided by the custodian, managers and by private market investments

- Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification
- CA or CPA is preferrable
- Extensive knowledge of financial & accounting principles, in particular
accounting for all types of investments including private markets, equities, bonds, derivatives and back office operations
- Minimum 7 years of experience in investment accounting or control role
- Minimum 4 years of experience in dealing with global custodians, private markets & General Partners
- Strong communication skills in both Arabic & English

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