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Apex Hedge Fund Accountant Trainee Programme 2023


Applications are now open for the Apex Hedge Fund Accountant Trainee Programme 2023 intake at the company’s Cape Town offices in Western Cape. Be sure to review the minimum eligibility criteria and responsibilities of the role further below if you wish to apply.

About Apex Group

Established in 2003,  Apex Group is an international financial services provider operating 85 offices across 42 countries with close to 10,000 employees. The company offers a wide range of services to capital markets, asset managers, family offices, and private clients. Apex’s service offerings include digital onboarding and bank accounts, fund services, payroll and HR  services, and more.

Apex Hedge Fund Accountant Trainee Programme 2023

The successful candidate joining the Apex Hedge Fund Accountant Trainee Programm 2023 intake will be part of the Fund Accounting Division reporting directly to a manager. The main responsibility of the trainee is to prepare accurate portfolio valuations including managing account records for designated funds (e.g. offshore, domestic, partnerships, hedge funds, etc.).

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Liaise with fund managers, custodians, and brokers to share information and resolve problems
  • Reconcile custodian and broker accounts
  • Prepare and manage standard operating procedures
  • Develop excellent client relations and deliver high quality productivity and service
  • Provide assistance to external auditors to make sure audits are performed efficiently and on a timely basis
  • Carry out other ad hoc responsibilities as per supervisor’s request

Who should apply?

Applicants must be able to satisfy these basic eligibility requirements to apply for the role:

  • Holds a Commerce diploma or degree
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Background in the hedge fund industry is a definite plus
  • Outstanding teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Knows how to prioritize tasks and meet tight deadlines
  • Effective problem-solving and analytical skills in the finance industry
  • Sound knowledge of financial reporting and regulatory regimes and IFRS
  • Strong managerial skills; knows how to influence and motivate a team

How do I apply?

Eligible candidates will need to review and agree to a data consent form before being directed to an online application form on the company’s recruitment platform. Click on the link below to get started:

Apply online for the Apex Hedge Fund Accountant Trainee Programme 2023

Application Deadline?

No deadline for submission of applications has been set as of this posting.

Contact Information

Sanne Group
Pier Place
Heerengracht Street
Cape Town
South Africa

Tel: +27 21 402 1600