Fund Operations, Accounting and Oversight Workshop

Fund Operations, Accounting and Oversight Workshop – a Practical Guide

This practical two-day workshop is intended to provide staff with the appropriate knowledge and skills to understand fund operations best practice.

Throughout the course, case studies are provided of fund pricing errors, investment & borrowing power breaches, rectification programmes and failures of fund governance together with examples of oversight questionnaires and reports.

Course Outline & Objectives:

The course is split into three parts:

  • Introduction to funds. This part assumes limited previous knowledge of funds. The course introduces the different fund types, the main parties involved in running funds, documentation and regulation
  • Introduction to fund accounting. The objective is to equip delegates with an understanding of NAV calculation, the challenges of share class accounting, illiquid securities, fair pricing and derivatives. The course will concentrate on pricing errors with examples and the measures that could be used to identify and prevent them
  • This is intended to provide staff with the appropriate knowledge and skills to provide best practice fund oversight of fund operations whether insourced or outsourced. All aspects of fund management and operations are covered with particular emphasis on high risk areas.

Seminar Content:

For a detailed agenda, please download the Syllabus on the right

Who should attend:

This event will be of value to anyone wishing to understand international best practice in managing, operating and overseeing funds. This includes operations teams, Risk Managers, Compliance Monitoring Teams and Internal Audit at fund managers or third parties, lawyers, auditors and regulators

DATE: 24, 25 April

DURATION: 14 Hours



TIME: 09:00 – 17:00

FEES: HRDA eligible €332, non-HRDA eligible €570 (both + €108.30 VAT)


Registration Form

You can register by sending the completed registration form above to [email protected] or via fax to 2227 4475. If you need help completing the form, please give us a call at 2227 4470

In-House Training

If you would like to discuss bringing this or another topic to your organization on an in-house basis please call us at 22274470 or email us at [email protected].


Mark Seaman

Mark Seaman has worked in fund administration in London, Dublin and Luxembourg since 1982, and has occupied senior fund administration positions at Schroders and Friends Provident. For the past twenty years he has worked as a fund administration consultant, advising over 50 UK and international firms. He has set up funds, third parties and fund governance and oversight arrangements for companies such as Barclays Wealth, RBS, Towry, Close and Santander.


Mark has an MA from the University of Cambridge and is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments.