Fund Accountant – Hedge Fund

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

About the Company:

We are currently working on a Fund Accountant opening at a 2.5B Multi-Strat Hedge Fund. This is a true hybrid role – you will receive the hands-on accounting/finance skills by working on the most complicated fund structures in all asset classes. The founder is a highly successful individual who is very involved with the firm and will be mentoring this new hire.

Responsibilities:

  • Reports directly to the Deputy CFO and CFO. Works alongside a team of 2 Fund Accountants
  • Integral member of Accounting team, sharing responsibility for all aspects of an accurate and efficient internal and external hedge fund finance and accounting function
  • 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 the 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 in Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Mutual Fund experience
  • Understanding of Hedge Fund structures (including management fee and incentive fee arrangements)
  • Strong Excel skills – VBA and SQL a plus
  • Strong attention to details while maintaining overview of ongoing project work
  • Ability to run with the task at hand and deliver results
  • Tax experience a plus
  • CPA Required

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Up to 95K Base + Bonus
  • Free Lunch
  • Free Benefits
  • Everyone at the firm is pedigree background
  • Open floor plan – Interaction with the founder and front office daily!!

 

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