Fund Accountant | Job ID: Job #2107

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Overview:

We are seeking a talented and detail-oriented individual with 2-4 years of experience to join our team as a Fund Accountant. In this role, you will be responsible for performing accounting and financial reporting functions for our investment funds, including NAV calculations, reconciliations, and investor reporting. You will work closely with internal teams and external service providers to ensure accurate and timely processing of fund transactions and adherence to accounting standards and regulatory requirements. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated professional to further develop their career in fund accounting within a dynamic and collaborative environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Net Asset Value (NAV) Calculation: Perform daily, weekly, and monthly NAV calculations for assigned investment funds, ensuring accuracy and completeness of fund valuations, including portfolio reconciliations, cash and position reconciliations, and pricing validations.
  2. Financial Reporting: Prepare and distribute financial statements, investor statements, and performance reports on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis, in compliance with fund offering documents and regulatory requirements.
  3. Reconciliation and Analysis: Reconcile cash, positions, and transactions between internal records, fund administrators, and custodians, investigate and resolve variances, and ensure the accuracy of accounting records and reporting.
  4. Investor Services: Maintain investor records, process subscriptions, redemptions, and transfers, and respond to investor inquiries regarding fund performance, capital transactions, and account balances.
  5. Regulatory Compliance: Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, including SEC, IRS, and other regulatory filings, and assist in responding to regulatory inquiries and audits.
  6. Audit Support: Assist in the coordination of annual audits and tax filings with external auditors and tax advisors, provide support for audit inquiries, and ensure timely completion of audit deliverables.
  7. Process Improvement: Identify opportunities to streamline fund accounting processes, enhance controls, and improve efficiency and accuracy through automation and best practices.
  8. Ad-Hoc Projects: Assist with special projects and initiatives, including new fund launches, fund restructuring, and system implementations, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • 2-4 years of experience in fund accounting or related roles within the financial services industry.
  • Knowledge of investment fund structures, financial instruments, and accounting principles.
  • Familiarity with fund accounting software and systems (e.g., Advent Geneva, Investran, Vitech V3).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to reconcile complex financial data and resolve discrepancies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal teams and external service providers.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and data integrity.
  • CPA or progress towards CPA certification is a plus.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement within the organization.
  • Exposure to a dynamic and collaborative work environment.
  • Work-life balance initiatives, including flexible work arrangements.
  • Professional development opportunities, including training programs and tuition reimbursement.

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