Senior Consultant - Investment Accounting

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • FIS Global
  • 20 Jan 17

Senior Consultant - Investment Accounting

This role is responsible for fulfilling consulting services offered by the Professional Services organization in the Institutional Asset Management segment of FIS. The Consultant will train clients in the configuration and use of the Invest One Accounting application components, which comprise the industry's leading investment accounting software, to successfully assist new and existing clients in maximizing their use of the product. The Consultant will use his / her experience in fund accounting to assist top global financial institutions in deploying and configuring the Investment Accounting solution components. Working closely with the assigned team, the Consultant will ensure client engagements are successfully completed on time, within budget and with high client satisfaction.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the implementation of FIS Investment Accounting solution components with new and existing clients. Responsible for serving as functional expert in the investment accounting and training clients to high level of proficiency in same
  • Hands-on fund conversion support including all aspects of loading balances, transactions and performing general ledger and holdings reconciliations for global fixed income funds.
  • Assist a client in the implementation of new system features.
  • Conduct training & participate in operations analysis and workflow reviews.
  • Work with Consulting Manager to provide subject matter expertise for prospective professional service opportunities.
Job Requirements:
  • Minimum 7 years mutual fund accounting and investment accounting-related experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of financial instruments, investment fee and expense structures and their accounting requirements.
  • Understanding of and facility with the FIS Investment Accounting implementation approach.
  • Strong MS Excel skills and experience using data systems such as Bloomberg.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal / written).
  • Comfortable leading engagements with clients. Self-starter, works well independently.
  • Individual must be hands-on and detailed-oriented.
  • Located and permitted to work in Singapore

Additional Desired Skills:
  • Visio, Visual Basic for Excel a plus, strong power point skills.

Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or a related degree
  • CPA , CFA, MBA desirable, not required.