Certified Fund Accountant Program

Certified fund accountant program for everybody

Certified Fund Accountant Program
Self Paced + 5 Weekend Live Sessions from July 13th

About the course

Fund accountants work for fund managers, fund administrators, or custodians and are primarily responsible for all aspects of day-to-day accounting and reporting for funds such as mutual funds, hedge funds, private equity funds, and pension funds. In simple terms, they manage the accounting books used for calculating the NAV (Net Asset Value), financial reporting, and regulatory reporting.

This course is designed to prepare you for a career in Fund Accounting. It integrates theoretical knowledge with practical application, creating a dynamic, hands-on learning experience. The course guides you through the fundamental principles of fund accounting, followed by a step-by-step exploration of their real-world applications in a fund accountant role.

Who should attend

  • Reconciliation Associates working in Investment Banking & Fund Services
  • Accounting graduates who want to launch their career as a fund accountant
  • MBA Finance graduates who want to work in Hedge Fund and Private Equity firms.

What you will learn

  • You will able to explain the concepts and ledger posting for capital stock activity , income-expense accruals, fund distributions and pricing leading to calculation of NAV for the fund.
  • You will be able to explain the the control processes including trade reviews, reconciling transactions and NAV impact analysis.
  • You will be able to independently prepare fund’s balance sheet, calculate NAV of the fund, calculate management fee and performance fee.
  • You will be able to articulate the process of model based valuation for hard to value securities and alternative assets classes. 

About the instructor

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Ajit has 20+ years of experience working in the Capital Markets Business Operations, IT services and consulting.  As a Partner and Practice Head of Wipro Asset & Wealth Management Practice he led a team of 250+ securities and capital markets business analysts and domain consultants. During his tenure at Wipro Ajit has worked on 50+ technology and functional consulting engagements with Custody Banks, Asset Management Firms, Brokerages, and Investment Banks across US and Europe. Ajit holds an Engineering degree with MBA in Finance. 

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