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Fund Accountant
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€22 - 80 
Related Information:
Fund Accounting Manager: 48 - 80
Fund Accountant / Supervisor: 32 - 60
Fund Accountant: 26 - 50
Fund Accountant: 22 - 45
Data Source(s):
Brightwater / Morgan McKinley / CPL / Sigmar

Last Updated: May, 2014

* 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.
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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 (CAI)
  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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