Manager – Fund Accounting

Job Description


The Manager is responsible for complex accounting deliverables. In this role, the Manager is expected to demonstrate expert US GAAP and IFRS knowledge for FS preparation and review. He / She is also expected to engage with client representatives and peers from other IQEQ offices to ensure a smooth planning, delivery, and high-quality deliverables to clients. He / She is expected to guide / coach the team members to ensure they are up to the requisite technical level.



  • Train and coach team members working under his/her supervision.
  • Ensure Maintenance of Fund’s books and records in accordance with the Offering Memorandum and other Constitutive Documents.
  • Ensure all investor requests (capital accounts, confirmations, etc) are attended for.
  • In charge of a portfolio.
  • Handle client issues and/or complaints. Escalate high complex ones to Head of Delivery to handle.
  • Review and ensure that the work of junior team members delivered on-time to clients.
  • Review tax computations
  • Quality review of financial statements
  • Submission of tax returns via MNS.
  • Submission of audited financial statements and surveys.
  • Ensure that new methodologies, standards, new regulations and correct use of software, are applied within the team to better service the client.
  • Work closely together with the other functions and ensure that all client deadlines and milestones are met as per the plan.
  • Ensure a proper allocation of client/task to the team members.
  • Ensure that team members follows all internal procedures and policies of the

Accounting Team.

  • Monitoring of budgets, identifying revenue opportunities and monitoring of WIP.
  • Participate and provide input to the performance review and development plan of team members whom he/she has worked with, trained or coached.
  • Ensure protections of information assets of IQ-EQ MU and to abide by the ISMS in place at IQ-EQ MU.
  • Lead audit process
  • Train and coach team members working under his / her supervision
  • Show commercial awareness in his / her revenue target
  • Review capital call workings, distribution workings, management fees and distribution waterfall.
  • Owner of entities on accounting software.

Key competencies for position and level

  • Customer focus
  • Communicates effectively
  • Develops talent
  • Directs work
  • Collaborates

Key behaviours we expect to see

In addition to demonstrating our Group Values (Authentic, Bold, and Collaborative), the role holder will be expected to demonstrate the following:

  • Accuracy
  • Approachability
  • Attention to detail
  • Prioritisation
  • Proactivity
  • Relationship building
  • Taking ownership


Deliverables (KPIs)

  • On-time delivery
  • # Compliance or internal audit deficiencies of client dossiers assigned
  • # Complaints from clients on files reviewed (quality)
  • Penalties
  • % Personal chargeability


Education / professional qualifications

  • Degree holder and/or related Professional qualification

Background experience

  • Minimum 8 years of operational experience in either fund or corporate accounting services


  • Experience in complex accounting
  • Expert knowledge on preparation and review of financial statements under US GAAP and IFRS
  • Sound knowledge of PFS Paxus
  • Understanding of accounting standards in respect of investments and revenue recognition
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel
  • Understanding of Mauritian taxation including tax computation and statutory filings
  • Sound knowledge of preparation and review of regulatory surveys
  • Demonstrate flexibility to work US hours as and when required

Computer/program knowledge

  • Sound knowledge of PFS Paxus

Additional information

At IQ-EQ we want you to reach your full potential. We offer an inclusive and diverse environment to support your career aspirations. With a strong emphasis on continuous learning and a holistic approach to your professional and personal development. We also offer opportunities across our service lines and our international network of offices.

Company description

IQ-EQ is a leading Investor Services group which combines global expertise with an unwavering focus on client service delivery. We support fund managers, global companies, family offices and private clients operating worldwide.

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