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Summary

Looking for an accountant to support the Funds Assistant Controller, Controller and CFO in daily operations and financial reporting for 2 NYSE closed-end registered investment funds and future registered funds.


Company Information:

Leading Alternative Investment Management Firm.


Job Description:

• Day-to-day operations (run daily portfolio and credit facility compliance tests; facilitate wires; calculate daily accruals; prepare budget, revenue and expenses analysis; review the fund administrator’s daily NAV calculations, etc.)
• Monthly close procedures (position reconciliations; liaise with the operations team to reconcile discrepancies; calculate fund performance data; report management fees, AUM and fund returns to the Adviser; prepare credit facility filings and fact sheets for the website, etc.)
• Monthly dividend calculation (work closely with front office on dividend models; prepare decks to present to the board of directors; review press releases prepared by the legal team and data sent from the transfer agent, etc.)
• Quarterly financial reporting (review of Form N-PORT, N-CSR and NQs prepared by the fund administrator; review pricing; report ASC 820 leveling to the fund administrator; respond to all audit inquiries, etc.)
• Quarterly board materials (review minutes prepared by the fund administrator and legal team; work with front office in preparation of portfolio stats for board presentation; prepare summary of reporting updates, NAV errors and price challenges for board of directors, etc.)
• Annual and ad hoc projects (compile data for annual proxy; review excise tax calculations; calculate the year end special dividend, prepare data for investor calls; review legal agreements for the credit facilities, etc.)


Requirements / Qualifications:

• 3-5 years of experience (public and private preferred, CPA a plus)
• Closed-end registered investment co. experience a focus
• Financial Services experience required
• Strong U.S. GAAP and technical accounting expertise (IFRS a plus)
• Exhibit strong verbal and written skills
• Individual must be diligent and work well in a team environment
• Strong organizational skills including the ability to multi-task multiple projects while maintaining an attention to detail
• Strong excel skills, Bloomberg experience a plus
• A forward thinking, creative and enthusiastic individual with high ethical standards
• Candidate must have an analytical, logical thought process for analyzing issues and developing solutions

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