Fund Accountant - Hedge Fund

  • 80000 + Bonus
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Park Avenue Partners
  • 30 Jan 19

Our client is a Hedge Fund, who is one of the leading alternative investment managers engaging in credit, equity, global markets and private investments. The company is growing rapidly and provides a great opportunity to a qualified candidate to be part of a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for day to day accounting of flagship fund and several managed accounts and review reconciliations prepared by senior fund accountants for smaller funds.
  • Obtain independent valuation of investments from different pricing vendors and broker quotes, depending on the product to calculate the month end NAV.
  • Interact with our operations team to ensure all activity and trades they are booking are being properly accounted for within each portfolio fund and for the proper period.
  • Prepare weekly risk report for investment committee to ensure funds are not exceeding risk guidelines.
  • Oversee fund audits, including coordination, providing support, and working closely with auditors, reconciling and walking them through the support.
  • Assist CFO in due diligence investor meetings and prepare supporting presentations for meetings.
  • Respond to any investor queries or questions regarding financial statements through Investor Relations.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of public accounting experience with Financial Services clients and/or accounting experience at a hedge fund, investment manager, fund administrator, or other financial services firm.
  • The ideal candidate will be proactive, highly analytical, and a driven self-starter with superior quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills