Job #: 2366

Title: Fund Accountant

Region:

  • Northern New Jersey
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 8 months ago

    This position is focused on hedge funds, managed accounts and corporate entities.  Areas include the monthly Fund NAV reviews, calculation and collection of management fees and incentive fees, monthly close of certain corporate entities, annual Fund/Corporate financial statement preparation, review, and submission process in conjunction with the annual audit, and various special projects.

    Responsibilities

    Participate in the preparation of annual fund/corporate financial statements in accordance with US GAAP.
    Perform detailed financial statement reviews, tie-outs to supporting work papers, and provide value added comments for multiple funds (stand alone and master-feeder structure) and corporate trading entities.
    Conduct review of monthly estimated and final Fund NAV packages released by the external fund administrator.  Ongoing review and monitoring of fund activity throughout the month.
    Liaise with internal resources (Investor Relations, Middle Office, etc.) and external fund administrator and external auditors to ensure we meet our monthly, quarterly and annual reporting deadlines.
    Ability to work with administrator to reconcile with the prime broker on a daily basis.
    Perform recalculations of management and incentive fees.  Prepare wire requests for fee collection.
    Perform monthly, quarterly and annual closes of the corporate trading related entities.
    Create documentation for fund processes / policies and procedures / new funds.
    Enhance, automate and streamline work processes.
    Detail oriented team player.

    Job Requirements
    7 to 10 years of relevant professional experience, public accounting preferred.
    MS Office, with strong Excel skills
    Strong Communication skills, including the ability to face off with external clients and senior management.

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