Fund Accounting Manager

New York, New York • $150,000 - $175,000

About the Company:

Our client, is a Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund based in NYC is in the process of building out their Fund Accounting team. They are looking for a strong performer to help build out this function.

Responsibilities:

  • Own client deliverables related to the NAV process, including financial statements, investor statements, and other ad-hoc reporting as required.
  • Calculate complex management fees, incentive fees, and allocations.
  • Identify and execute on efficiency and process improvement opportunities and communicating improvements to management and other internal teams, addressing risks as raised by the support team.
  • Work with members of the Financial Control, Client Service, Implementation, and Technology teams to streamline production and enhance policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a controlled operating environment in conjunction with company’s internal controls.
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and other requirements of the funds specifications.
  • Provide guidance, expertise and assistance to fund accountants when needed.
  • Participate in the audit process.
  • Coordinate with external auditors on financial and control audits.
  • Assist in other reviews/reporting requirements, including regulator exams.
  • Ensure compliance with internal control requirements.
  • Participate in strategic initiatives involving:
  • Support of new business initiatives.
  • Opportunities to enhance controls.
  • Opportunities to streamline and standardize processes.

Requirements:

  • Experience with Hedge Funds, Investment Management and/or Financial Services strongly preferred.
  • Big Four public accounting experience a plus.
  • Experience in improving processes and working on projects designed to improve efficiencies.
  • Excellent Excel skills, including the ability to create and utilize v-lookups, pivot tables, and other complex formulas.
  • Excellent analytical skills with proven experience of working under tight deadlines and delivering high quality results.
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills, high energy level, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and impeccable integrity.
  • An adaptive, flexible style with the ability to succeed in a dynamic environment.
  • Education Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis in Accounting, Master’s degree a plus. CPA Certification.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • $150,000 – $175,000
  • Competitive Year-end Bonus
  • 401k with generous Match

 

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