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Fund Accountant

  • Job Number 528948
  • Type Permanent
  • Location New York, NY
  • Pay $90,000 - $130,000
  • Referral Bonus $250

Fund Accountant

Job Description:

Dynamic and leading FinTech/Asset Management company is adding an Associate/AVP to their Hedge Fund Finance team in New York City and or Greenwich, CT. Our client has been recognized in the 2018, 2019, and 2020 Forbes FinTech 50 which highlights the top 50 innovative financial technology companies that are transforming finance through technology. They are currently servicing over $80B in invested assets and continue to grow.

The Company’s culture is highly entrepreneurial, requiring high energy and commitment, and focused on building a best-in-class organization that is highly scalable. The collaborative nature of the firm emphasizes teamwork and is committed to being a great place to work and build a career.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Build and maintain relationships with underlying fund managers, fund administrator and distributors.
  • Design and implement processes and procedures for servicing the funds.
    Work in close partnership with the management team to enhance and automate key processes.
  • Work closely with investor relations, product, legal and compliance, technology, and sales & marketing teams to support fund operations.
  • Participate in new fund structuring, set up and onboarding.
  • Provide oversight of fund administrators and other service providers, such as auditors, tax service providers, and custodians.
  • Monitor cash positions and liquidity of investments, reconciliations and manage cash reserves.

    Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline.
  • 3-5 years of fund accounting, fund administration or finance operations experience (prefer a focus on alternative investment funds including fund-of-funds and feeder funds, but not necessary).
  • Advanced accounting skills, with a preference for experience within an audit framework.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Demonstrated capacity and willingness to work within a close team structure on all tasks.