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Fund Accountant

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€22k > 85
Fund Accountant
Salary Range
(thousands per year)*
€22 - 85
Related Information:
Fund Accounting Manager: 50 - 85
Fund Accountant / Supervisor: 32 - 50
Fund Accountant: 22 - 42
Data Source(s):
Brightwater / Sigmar / CPL / Robert Walters / Hudson / Abrivia / Lincoln

Last Updated: March, 2017

* The lower figures typically reflect starting salaries. Higher salaries are awarded to those with greater experience and responsibility. Positions in Dublin sometimes command higher salaries.
Shortage Indicator

The National Skills Bulletin 2016 reports a shortage of skills for:

Fund accounting/fund administration: mostly entry level or with some experience ( (<5 years), particularly in IFS sub-sectors (e.g. international payments, funds, asset management, aircraft leasing).

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Occupational Category

Accountants & Tax Experts

Also included in this category:

Chartered and certified accountants; management accountants; tax consultants and advisers; tax inspectors

Number Employed:

37,900

Part time workers: 9%
Aged over 55: 12%
Male / Female: 51 / 49%
Non-Nationals: 13%
With Third Level: 97%
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Prepares bank account reconciliation, deals with cash transfers, bonds and equity settlements.


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Manage investment funds to maximize return on client investments.

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Select specific investments or investment mixes for purchase by an investment fund.

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Analyze acquisitions to ensure conformance with strategic goals or regulatory requirements.

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Select or direct the execution of trades.

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Develop or implement fund investment policies or strategies.

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Develop or direct development of offering documents or marketing materials.

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Evaluate the potential of new product developments or market opportunities, according to factors such as business plans, technologies, or market potential.

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Identify group or individual target investors for a specific fund.

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Meet with investors to determine investment goals or to discuss investment strategies.

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Monitor regulatory or tax law changes to ensure fund compliance or to capitalize on development opportunities.

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Organisation: Chartered Accountants Ireland
Address: Chartered Accountants House, 47 - 49 Pearse Street, Dublin 2
Tel: (01) 637 7200
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Organisation: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Address: 9 Leeson Park, Dublin 6
Tel: (01) 447 5678
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Organisation: Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Address: 5th Floor, Block E, Iveagh Court, Harcourt Rd., Dublin 2
Tel: (01) 643 0400
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Banking, Insurance & Financial Services
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