Senior Fund Accountant


Division

Accounting + Finance

Location

New York, New York

Employment Type

Permanent



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Newly created Senior Fund Accounting position at a 9+ Bill. AUM Multi-Strat Global Hedge Fund in a hybrid all encompassing position that is highly visible throughout the fund. 

Job Description:


Compensation : $95000 - $135000
Job ID : 14703

 

We are looking for a high performing and self-motivated candidate to join the Fund Accounting team at a rapidly growing hedge fund. The candidate will be responsible for daily and monthly accounting and reporting functions as part
of a growing fund accounting team. Collaboration across internal teams and third-party service providers to design efficient solutions and enhance current business processes will be an integral part of the senior fund accountant’s
responsibilities.

  • Enhance and maintain the control environment for a global multi-manager hedge fund, working closely with the third-party fund administrator as well as firm operations, middle office, compliance, and investor relations groups
  • Assist with monthly closing process with the fund administrator, including reconciliation of internal records, review of close packages, investor allocations and investor statements
  • Prepare and review weekly performance estimate and assist with fund performance reporting to management and portfolio managers
  • Perform P&L reconciliation regularly and investigate differences between internal systems and the administrator
  • Involvement in the build out of the firm’s initiative to enhance processes and controls, both internally and with our fund administrator
  • Utilize technology to automate and enhance a wide variety of processes and streamline reporting
  • Assist with the firm’s global regulatory filings and requirements (Form PF, CPO-PQR, SEC 13F, Singapore’s MAS requirements, etc.) and year-end audits
  • Work with investor relations and other internal groups on investor queries and other ad-hoc requests  

Job Requirements:


 

  • ~ 2-6 years of accounting experience with a mixture of private/public experience
  • Degree in Business (Accounting, Finance preferred)
  • CPA Preferred
  • Candidate must have a background in hedge funds or financial services
  • Strong Excel skills; experience working with large and complex sets of data
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills; detail oriented
  • Effective time management and organizational skills; ability to meet tight deadlines and to manage multiple priorities
  • Must possess a team-focused attitude with a demonstrated interest and ability to work collaboratively with others, while also having the ability to be extremely effective independently
  • Demonstrates initiative; proactively seeks out internal resources and proposes solutions; demonstrated ability to assumes responsibility for decisions, and to deal effectively with people in a variety of relationships and situations

 

Disclosure:  The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 

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