Fund Accountant

Category: Accounting Location: San Francisco Job ID: 19659 Date Posted: February 12th, 2020

Job Summary:
Hedge Fund Accountant will be responsible for transaction processing, the proper application of accounting principles to complex transactions, and financial reporting, for our Hedge Fund clients.

Job Description:
The accountant will be responsible for a broad spectrum of financial and accounting matters affecting our Hedge Fund clients. Associates should have a strong background in financial accounting, ideally with some prior exposure to accounting for financial instruments. The senior accountant is responsible for preparing and processing transactions and financial reports, and exercising sound judgment regarding the proper application of accounting principles to complex transactions. Additionally, the accountant must have excellent client service skills, and the ability to work within a team toward the timely and accurate production of client deliverables.

  • Reconciling the funds cash to outside sources
  • Reconciling the funds positions/securities to outside sources
  • Researching internal differences between the accounting and trade entry systems
  • Pricing the fund portfolios
  • Analyzing fund performance on a daily and monthly basis
  • Issuing P&L reports on a daily basis
  • Accurate calculation of fund NAV's
  • Posting accounting entries to ledger
  • Performing month-end close processes/financial statement preparation
  • Working with various products including equities, bonds, swaps, options, FX, mortgages, financing and futures

Job Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • Prior experience with various financial products; for example equities, fixed income, repurchase agreements, futures, FX, mortgages and options a strong plus
  • Solid MS Excel knowledge
  • Working knowledge of corporate actions a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter personality and the ability to strive for excellence in their work
  • Solid analytical skills
  • A strong team player

 

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