Fund Accountant

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Summary

Equity fund is seeking a Fund Accountant to join their team!


Company Information:
  • $3.5 billion long/short equity fund
  • Small NYC firm

Job Description:

The Fund Accountant will work closely with the Fund Controller and Chief Financial Officer and serve as an integral part of the day-to-day accounting function, fulfilling the job responsibilities summarized below. This is an opportunity to be a part of unique firm culture that values excellence and collaboration.

  • Maintain detailed, accurate records in internal accounting system
  • Liaise with fund administrator to ensure accuracy of official books and records
  • Assist in preparation of month-end NAV and delivery of investor statements
  • Maintain daily cash management, including collateral calls as well as cash reconciliations
  • Processing of fund and management company expenses, including:
    • Monthly accruals and timely payments
    • Maintenance of expense management system
  • Assist in preparation and review of reporting deliverables, including
    • Audited Financial Statements
    • Partnership K-1s and tax returns
    • Form PF/13F
    • Investor performance and exposure reports
    • Weekly performance estimates
    • Any ad hoc investor requests

Requirements / Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree (Accounting or Finance)
• CPA
• 2-4 years of experience in audit and/or hedge fund accounting
• Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
• Effective team player
• Highest level of personal integrity and ethical standards

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