Associate- Fund Accountant, Major Investment Bank

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 17460
Status: Active
Title: Associate- Fund Accountant, Major Investment Bank
Job Location: NYC, NY
Base Compensation: $85,000 — $115,000
Total Compensation: $100,000 — $145,000
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: No
Job Categories: Accounting; Wealth Management - Asset & Investment
Industries: Banking; Business Services; Financial Services

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

The Hedge Fund team oversees the NAV calculations and the financial reporting for all internally managed hedge funds. The team has a strong understanding of the controls, products, and external administration processes while maintaining an up-to-date aptitude of accounting policy developments.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsibilities: - Accounting oversight for various complex hedge funds (includes funds that employ series accounting, capital accounting, side pockets, foreign currency share classes, etc.) and the Business Development Company. - Manage technology initiatives by providing scope of project, managing timeline, and coordinating testing - Document and provide accounting policy for newly traded instruments across product lines and institute procedure for validating accounting policy with fund administrator(s). - Coordination of the required financial reporting through communication with the administrators and independent auditors. - Continued research on new accounting pronouncements and their impact to the financial statements of new and existing products. - Preparation of various regulatory reports, compliance reports and reports to Board of Directors for registered/listed funds and fund share classes. - Participate in new fund launches including the review of fund documentation, fund set up, and vendor selection.

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience/Skills - Accounting degree with solid knowledge of US GAAP - 3+ years of professional work experience in public and/or private accounting - SEC reporting experience a plus - Hedge fund and/or Business Development Company product experience a plus - CPA preferred - Strong control awareness - Ability to think broadly and take a global view on product related issues - Committed, self-motivated and proactive with a desire to succeed - Full working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Education: Bachelor's
  
Certifications: Certified Public Accountant
  
Licenses: FINRA Registered Rep - Series 52
  
Total Years of Experience: 3-4+
  

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