Hedge Fund Accountant

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Summary

Reconciling the funds cash to outside sources Reconciling the funds positions/securities to outside sources Researching internal differences between the accounting and trade entry systems Pricing the fund portfolios Analyzing fund performance on a daily and monthly basis Issuing P&L reports on a daily basis Accurate calculation of fund NAV’s Posting accounting entries to ledger Performing… >>>


Company Information:

This company is a leading fund administrator providing the world’s most comprehensive array of financial technology products and services under a public, independent, single platform. This company’s expertise in business process outsourcing supports complete lifecycle capabilities, available on a stand-alone basis to hedge funds, fund of funds, private equity funds, family wealth offices, and managed accounts.


Job Description:
  • Reconciling the funds cash to outside sources
  • Reconciling the funds positions/securities to outside sources
  • Researching internal differences between the accounting and trade entry systems
  • Pricing the fund portfolios
  • Analyzing fund performance on a daily and monthly basis
  • Issuing P&L reports on a daily basis
  • Accurate calculation of fund NAV’s
  • Posting accounting entries to ledger
  • Performing month-end close processes/financial statement preparation
  • Working with various products including equities, bonds, swaps, options, FX, mortgages, financing and futures
  • Working with auditors to prepare and present  year-end financial accounts
  • Reviewing work prepared by others
  • Training fund accounting staff

Requirements / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • 4+ years’ experience as a hedge fund accountant, product controller or auditor of hedge funds
  • Prior experience with various financial products; for example equities, fixed income, repurchase agreements, futures, FX, mortgages and options
  • Strong MS Excel knowledge
  • Working knowledge of corporate actions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good analytical skills

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