Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Fund Accountant

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Awesome opportunity to build a career with an Alternative Asset Manager in South Florida!

Company Information:

Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund with several billion dollars in assets-under-management

Job Description:
  • Daily/monthly maintenance of internal general ledger and allocation software.
  • Daily/monthly calculation of funds profit and loss, RORs, Alpha, and equity option Deltas.
  • Prepare/review month-end NAV and internal control packages.
  • Prepare/review investors’ management/performance fees, profit & loss, and RORs.
  • Review monthly investor market value statements.
  • Interact with external service providers, administrator, and auditors.
  • Review year-end financial statements in accordance with GAAP.
  • Execute special projects, meet investor side letter reporting, and meet ad hoc reporting request.

Requirements / Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience; mix of public accounting and private Hedge Fund or direct fund audit experience.
  • Understanding of financial instruments a plus, including: equity securities, fixed income, options and derivatives.
  • Knowledge of various fund structures
  • Experience with series and partnership accounting principles and application.
  • Experience with various management fee and performance fee structures.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles, in compliance with GAAP, and the application of such principles in preparation/review of the monthly NAV packages/year-end financials.
  • Candidate should be highly proficient with Microsoft Excel including PivotTables; macros a plus.
  • Ideal candidate should possess strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Looking for excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Applicant should have a strong desire to learn and take on increasingly new and challenging tasks.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently on multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, CPA (or pursuing a CPA).

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