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Position: Senior Accountant, Business Area Controller
Job Number: MS02615
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2015-05-14
Salary Range: $101-125k $126-150k
Job Summary:

Premier Hedge Fund seeking Senior Accountant/Manager for Business Area Controller Group!

Company Information:

Name: Premier Hedge Fund

Job Description:

Responsibilities Include:

·Be one of the primary liaisons between the corporate accounting group and the different business groups (i.e. – hedge funds and private equity).

·Review fund documents to understand various fund structures and economics for each vehicle (ie – management fee, incentive, equity interest).

·Review monthly reporting packages and files provided by the business groups for reasonableness in determining whether the calculation of management fees, incentive allocation, and equity pick-up is complete and accurate.

·Prepare revenue and balance sheet analytics and provide explanations for significant variances.

·Assist with the drafting of certain financial statement footnotes and MD&A sections in quarterly and annual reports.

·Assist with completion of XBRL tagging for periodic reporting.

·Prepare and maintain internal control documentation.

·Coordinate activities of internal and external auditors and other consultants.

·Assist with various special projects on an ad hoc basis. 

Requirements / Qualifications:

Skills Required:
·Bright, quick learner, motivated
·Strong written and verbal communication skills
·Willing to “roll up sleeves”
·Flexible, self-confidence and ability to work in a dynamic environment
·Positive initiative with ability to drive projects forward
The ideal candidate will have at least a BS Degree (or equivalent), a CPA and 3-6 years of public accounting and/or private accounting experience. The candidate should also possess extensive experience with various FASB accounting and SEC public company reporting matters.  Knowledge of the investment management and financial services industries is a plus but not required. Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 is also a plus.

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