FundFAQ! for Hedge Fund Accounting

15 Mar 2019


FundFAQ began with the interest in giving back to our candidate community – its priority is to share information with individuals whom are in their specific industries (e.g Hedge Fund Accounting, Private Equity Fund Accounting, Corporate Secretarial, etc) and aims to give bite-size infographics for many whom ready on-the-go. With this individually-driven market feedback that has been gathered at Funds Partnership Asia, we also want to keep the ecosystem transparent and share it with hiring firms, keeping them abreast to the market’s responses. 

We have interviewed 83 candidates we have recently spoken to after attending an interview regarding Hedge Fund Accounting. FundFAQ narrows down the key questions to look out for, what other opportunities are the candidate market also applying to and most importantly, how did they feel after attending the interview.

Hedge Fund Accounting Opportunities

Top 5 questions employers ask during an interview:

  1. What is a hedge fund and how is it usually structured?
  2. Describe the typical financial instruments found in a hedge fund.
  3. What are the characteristics of an option/ equity option/ OTC derivatives?
  4. How does hedge fund reconciliations work?
  5. To what extent is your knowledge on IFRS or US GAAP?

Top 5 roles that candidates are also applying for:

  1. Senior Fund Accountant
  2. Equity Research Analyst
  3. Buy-side Fund Finance
  4. Business Development
  5. Hedge Fund Operations

Read more about FUNDFAQ : Hedge Fund Accounting Infographic here:

FUNDFAQ: Hedge Fund Accounting

If you are keen to speak to a specialist that does executive search for hedge fund accounting, please reach out to our respective consultants:

Daryl Ong – Senior Consultant

Lyn Thum – Consultant