Role details

Fund Accountant, Hedge Fund

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Dynamic fund accounting role at growing hedge fund
  • Meritocratic and down-to-earth work enviornment

About Our Client

Well positioned and growing quantitative hedge fund based in Manhattan.

Job Description

  • Prepare NAV calculations to shadow the fund administrator
  • Work closely with the fund administrator on subscriptions and redemptions, month-end NAV closing, and investor statements
  • Contribute to new product launches and their integration into existing accounting systems
  • Coordinate with fund operations on recurring and ad hoc projects
  • Review all trade/cash and P&L reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly financial data for counterparties
  • Collaborate with external accountants on tax and audit issues for the funds
  • Calculate and track the expense allocation for the funds, as well as review expense accruals and books
  • Prepare ad hoc strategic analyses with the CFO
  • Assess margin needs and capital balances at counterparties
  • Ensure fund compliance with relevant state, federal, and international tax laws
  • Prepare data for global financial, regulatory, and tax filings
  • Prepare financial data for outside parties, including investors and trading counterparties

The Successful Applicant

Skills Required:

  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong research ability
  • Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly both verbally and in writing
  • Strong organizational and execution skills
  • Highly-proficient in Excel
  • Knowledge of Geneva or similar accounting system
  • 4-9yrs of fund accounting experience
  • CPA preferred
  • Strong academic track record

What's on Offer

Base salary commensurate with experience, performance bonus, benefits.

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