Manager, Commodities Fund Accounting

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Awesome Opportunity with a Thriving Global Macro Hedge Fund!

Company Information:

Cool Facts about the firm!

  • AUM has increased from $12 to $20 Billion in the past 18 months
  • Headcount has increased from 550 to 1700 in the past 18 months
  • Expansion of firm strategies beyond just their core of being Global Macro, including a push into Commodities (12% of the investment portfolio), systematic equities and Private Equity
  • Great culture, hybrid schedule of 4 days per week in-office
  • On-site gym that’s owned by the founder, free to all employees and complimentary lunch and snacks throughout the office
  • Firm was founded in 2001
  • GREAT CULTURE – Huge selling point! They actively promote from within! The Head of US Trade Support and Head of Compliance started as Associates at the firm north of 10 years ago
  • Full benefits, no contribution by the employee (Medical, Dental, Vision etc.)
  • Three major offices in Chicago, New York and London (additional satellite offices globally)

Job Description:

In the role of Manager, Commodities Fund Accounting, in the Houston office the employee will be responsible for the following:

  • Responsible for global month-end close process for energy commodity transactions, both physical and financial
  • Responsible for the commodities settlement’s process
  • Support the implementation of the ETRM system focusing on Accounting and Settlements
  • Support the implementation of the scheduling and actualizing pipelines
  • Support preparation of accounting policies, process flows, and internal controls to support future state physical trading activities
  • Preparing NAV reports to management for multiple investment vehicles
  • Handling of the reconciliation between the system and fund admins as well as resolving any breaks
  • Review financial statements as well as working with the team on the monthly investor allocations including management and incentive fee calculations
  • Work closely with the Fund Accounting, Operations, Valuations, Compliance teams and other Key Business Partners for regulatory reports, internal/external audits, and filings

Requirements / Qualifications:
  • 15 years’ experience in physical commodities including storage, transportation, and park-and-loans (PALs), pipeline actualization, and settlements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy
  • Working knowledge of Endur or a similar ETRM system
  • Licensed CPA is not required but preferred
  • Working knowledge of Snowflake is preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

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