Accounting Associate

New York, New York • $70,000 - $85,000

About the Company:

Our client, a leading publicly traded investment firm, is looking for an Accounting Associate to handle a large array of projects.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Accounting Associate will be accountable for  fund accounting, financial reporting and operations.

The Accounting Associate must be detail-oriented, motivated and willing to ask questions to learn and grow in a diverse investment environment. This position will allow someone to become knowledgeable about the financial aspects of investment company accounting.

In addition, the Accounting Associate will be accountable for:

  • Trade input and settlement
  • Daily cash management and accounts payable
  • Oversight of third party sub-administrators, custodian and agent banks
  • Record retention and organization
  • Tracking and reconciling the investment portfolio
  • Producing key deliverables in the completion of quarterly and annual financial reporting
  • Efficient and effective communication with internal investment team, internal compliance team and external auditors
  • Communicating and maintaining relationships with vendors
  • The successful resolution of all inquiries/requests by agreed upon timelines
  • Responding to third party diligence requests
  • Ad hoc projects as assigned
  • Assist in preparing and reviewing periodic SEC filings

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree and experience in a financial accounting or reporting role.

Preferred attributes include;

  • A teamwork mentality
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills
  • A commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience in the financial services industry or financial accounting

 

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