Fund Accountant

New York, New York • $80,000 - $95,000

About the Company:

Our client is a $2.5 billion multi-strategy hedge fund looking to hire a Fund Accountant. This role consists of working on the most complicated fund structures in all asset classes and will be an integral member of the accounting team, sharing responsibility for all aspects of an accurate and efficient internal and external hedge fund finance and accounting function.

Responsibilities:

  • Involvement in month end close process, including valuation and pricing of the portfolio (equities, bonds, options, CDS, loans, derivatives and other products), to establish the month end NAVs
  • Recalculate and verify management and incentive fees
  • Review all expense allocations across all funds
  • Review month-end NAV and resolving issues with administrator on various trading related matters
  • Participate in special projects pertaining to risk, compliance, technology, and investor reporting
  • Assist with annual financial statement preparation
  • Assist in reviewing K1s
  • Produce monthly investor reporting and responding to various investor queries and reporting requirements

Requirements:

  • 2-4 years of public accounting experience and private accounting experience in hedge funds, private equity or a mutual fund
  • Understanding of hedge fund structures (including management fee and incentive fee arrangements)
  • Strong Excel skills – VBA and SQL a plus
  • Tax experience a plus
  • CPA required

 

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