Unfortunately, this job is not active.

Fund Administrator - Accounts and Valuations in Edinburgh

Job description

Some careers open more doors than others.

If you’re looking for a role where you can continue to make an impression, take the next step at HSBC where your contributions will always be valued.

HSBC Global Banking and Markets is an emerging markets-led, financing-focused business that provides investment and financial solutions. Through our international network, we connect emerging and mature markets, covering key growth areas. We partner with our corporate, government and institutional clients to help them achieve consistent, long-term performance. Our products and services include advisory, financing, prime services, research and analysis, securities services, trading and sales and transaction banking.

HSBC Market & Securities Services (MSS) provides comprehensive global, regional and domestic fund services including fund administration, global custody and sub-custody settlement and services. 

We are currently seeking a professional to join our team in the role of: Fund Administrator – Accounting and Valuations.

Fund Services provides Investment Administration and Performance Consultancy services to Investment Managers and Pension Funds worldwide, including potential services to other parts of the HSBC Group. Fund Services intends to set new quality standards in a competitive environment, to help attract and retain a blue-chip client base.

Key responsibilities will include:

•  Supporting the Manager in the delivery of Investment Administration services within Accounting and Valuations, in particular NAV production to assigned clients within agreed quality, timing and output targets
•  Act as oversight for global administration teams, ensuring they are working to agreed guidelines
•  Ensuring that all preparatory work with regard to Accounting and Valuations is completed, that valuations are produced to deadlines consistent with valuation points and that issues are logged and queries are followed up, ready for review by the Manager
•  Producing fund information, trustee packs and issuing price/valuation detail
•  Handling client queries on a daily basis, ensuring these are managed in a timely and efficient manner


To be successful in this role you should meet the following requirements:

•  A background within Accounting and Valuations with some knowledge of NAV (net asset value) production would be ideal however individuals with an educational background in maths, statistics, finance or similar will be considered preferable 
•  Strong aptitude for numbers with a technical mindset and excellent attention to detail
•  Positive attitude with exemplary communications skills, both written and verbal 
•  Track record of working accurately within tight timescales and comfortable working within a fast-paced deadline driven environment
•  Some knowledge of investment vehicles such as OEIC’s, Unit Trusts, Investment Trusts and/or SICAV’s would be highly beneficial although by no means essential

The base location for this role is Edinburgh.

At HSBC we look to enable our employees to better balance your work / life priorities and have the flexibility required to meet challenging needs as they progress through different life stages. Where possible we will consider the following flexible working options: part-time working, job sharing, term-time working, and working from home and staggered hours. If in considering a new role with HSBC you have a need for some flexibility in your working arrangements please discuss this with the recruitment team in the early stages of the application process.

We believe that being open to a range of perspectives and cultures is vital for our business. We work hard to ensure our diverse and inclusive workplace reflects the communities we serve. We want everyone to achieve their potential – regardless of their gender, ethnicity, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age. If you have a different way of seeing the world, we are interested in hearing from you.

HSBC is committed to being an inclusive employer and providing an inclusive and accessible recruitment process for all. We will provide reasonable adjustments to remove any disadvantage to you being considered for this role. We are proud members of the Disability Confident Scheme, and will offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role. If you would like to receive any information in a different way or would like us to do anything differently to help you apply for our roles, please contact our Recruitment Helpdesk:


Telephone: +44 2078328500


Within the workplace you will have access to various employee resource groups which aim to promote and achieve a healthy work / life balance and support our diversity ambitions. HSBC has processes in place to avoid nepotism.  This means we will avoid circumstances in which the appearance or possibility of conflicts of interest may exist within the hiring process.

Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
Profession type
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

Edinburgh | Accountancy jobs | Graduate jobs