Hedge Fund Accountant

The Execu|Search Group   •  

Harrison, NY

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

  •  

Not Specified years

Posted 36 days ago

JOBDESCRIPTION

The Hedge Fund Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Supporting all aspects of ad-hoc reporting
  • Performing month-end close processes
  • Accurate calculation of fund NAVs
  • Production of investor allocations and calculation of management/ incentive fees
  • Posting accounting entries to ledger
  • Working with various products including bonds, swaps, CDOs, ABS, equities, options, FX, repos, and futures
  • Working on a global team that is responsible for reconciling cash/securities to outside sources, pricing the fund portfolios, and calculating daily profit and loss
  • Assisting with researching internal differences between the accounting and trade entry systems
  • Working with auditors to prepare and present year-end financial accounts

REQUIREDSKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related discipline
  • 5- 8 years’ experience/knowledge as a hedge fund accountant or auditor of hedge funds
  • Exceptional organizational and written/verbal communication skills
  • Fund Accounting experience with exposure to operations
  • Financial statement preparation/review experience
  • Strong Excel knowledge (Pivot Table, Sumif, Vlookup)
  • Effective communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

DesiredSkills

  • Experience within an audit firm, fund or bank, or as an administrator
  • Geneva and/or Advent software knowledge

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JOBDESCRIPTION

The Hedge Fund Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Supporting all aspects of ad-hoc reporting
  • Performing month-end close processes
  • Accurate calculation of fund NAVs
  • Production of investor allocations and calculation of management/ incentive fees
  • Posting accounting entries to ledger
  • Working with various products including bonds, swaps, CDOs, ABS, equities, options, FX, repos, and futures
  • Working on a global team that is responsible for reconciling cash/securities to outside sources, pricing the fund portfolios, and calculating daily profit and loss
  • Assisting with researching internal differences between the accounting and trade entry systems
  • Working with auditors to prepare and present year-end financial accounts

REQUIREDSKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related discipline
  • 5- 8 years’ experience/knowledge as a hedge fund accountant or auditor of hedge funds
  • Exceptional organizational and written/verbal communication skills
  • Fund Accounting experience with exposure to operations
  • Financial statement preparation/review experience
  • Strong Excel knowledge (Pivot Table, Sumif, Vlookup)
  • Effective communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

DesiredSkills

  • Experience within an audit firm, fund or bank, or as an administrator
  • Geneva and/or Advent software knowledge

Salary

85k-105K