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Fund Accountant - Operations

Hartford   •  Permanent

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  • Urgent Hire - Fund Accountant
  • Global Bank Seeking Fund Accountant

About Our Client

Our client is a global financial services company, with a growing office in the Hartford, CT area. This company provides wealth management, asset management, and investment banking services for clients worldwide.

A leader in the industry, our client is seeking to expand in their Hartford office by adding a qualified Fund Accountant.

Job Description

This position has overall responsibility to support the firm's accounting team and activities, specific responsibilities include:

* Oversee the accounting and reporting for an assigned portfolio of diverse real estate investments, including supervision of the accounting activities of third-party property management firms. Meet high quality review and reporting standards.
* Provide technical guidance on complex accounting issues and training to third-party property management firms. Ensure timely reporting and compliance with established policies and procedures. Ensure accounting in accordance with US GAAP and deal structures.
* Evaluate US GAAP and market value accounting practices to determine impact of new technical literature or applicability of existing literature to property or portfolio accounting and reporting.
* Prepare and analyze quarterly and annual audited financial statements for client portfolios. Liaise with independent auditors. Handle ad hoc reporting requests.
* Participate in the design, implementation, and maintenance of financial information management systems or reports affecting investment accounting functions.
* Represent accounting on acquisition due diligence teams. Lead or support accounting due diligence audits and report findings to the team and the Investment Committee.
* Lead operational audits of third-party management firms, or provide strong support to the audit team. Evaluate internal controls and report findings, including recommendations for improvements.
* Calculate and analyze portfolio performance returns and property internal rates of return

The Successful Applicant

This role requires strong analytical skills, attention to detail and an understanding of US GAAP accounting requirements for investment activities. In addition, the following qualifications are necessary:

* Undergraduate or graduate degree with a major in accounting or finance.
* Strong oral and written communication skills.
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
* Time management skills and efficient utilization of technology. Proven ability to handle multiple projects and manage conflicting priorities.
* Candidate must be able to work in a team environment.
* Occasional travel required.

What's on Offer

Great oppportunity to join a global leader in the financial services industry. Will gain exposure and enhance skills with position, in addition to mobility within firm.

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