Fund Accountant

Finance, Fund Administration, Tax and Valuations · Cape Town, Western Province
Department Finance, Fund Administration, Tax and Valuations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Play an active part in creating a sustainable future by joining Climate Fund Managers' Finance team.


Climate Fund Managers (CFM) is a leading blended finance fund manager dedicated to securing a sustainable future by investing across global emerging markets. CFM has a long-term vision to structure cutting edge financing facilities around thematic areas of climate change mitigation and adaptation, including renewable energy, water, sanitation, and oceans. CFM is established as a joint venture between the Dutch development bank FMO and Sanlam InfraWorks – part of the Sanlam Group of South Africa.


We provide financing solutions across the entire project lifecycle (development, construction, and operational stages). With our offices in The Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore, and Latin America we believe in a world where sustainable investing and profitability are not mutually exclusive.


CFM is seeking to appoint a Fund Accountant to manage multiple tasks in relation to fund accounts. The successful applicant will report to the Finance Manager and be based in our Claremont, Western Cape, South Africa office. 




Manage the outsourced fund administrator and depositary to ensure delivery in terms of the services agreement thereby ensuring accurate and timely reporting to investors, this includes but is not limited to:

  • Review fund closing workings and income calculations and manage debtors aging
  • Determine investor allocation 
  • Manage payment process 
  • Review and finalisation of reporting packs, annual financial statements, and governance reports and other management information
  • Maintain Fund Model 
  • Banking & treasury
  • VAT/Corporate Tax compliance
  • Manage external audit
  • Keeping abreast of industry development/technologies
  • Execution of ad hoc projects




  • CA(SA) qualification [or similar] with relevant experience in the financial services sector
  • Proficient in MS Office suite (Word, Advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and Adobe PDF
  • Experience with Power BI a distinct advantage
  • Strong knowledge of complex accounting standards would be a distinct advantage


Personal Attributes


  • Results-orientated individual who works with a strong sense of urgency and thrives in a fast-paced setting
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Ability to deliver results
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong accounting technical knowledge
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Strong excel skills
  • Ability to communicate financial information in a clear and concise manner



To apply, please send us your updated resume together with a motivation letter.

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  • Location
    Cape Town, Western Province
  • Department
    Finance, Fund Administration, Tax and Valuations
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience