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Fund Accountant

Company: The Execu - Search Group
Location: Greenwich
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

A hedge fund in Connecticut is actively seeking a dedicated and analytical professional to join their staff as their new -Fund Accountant. In this role, the -Fund Accountant will be responsible for the daily aspects of long / short equity hedge fund accounting, long only fund accounting, and private equity accounting. Responsibilities The -Fund Accountant will:

  • Prepare daily summary of equity, performance, exposure and top movers for internal distribution
  • Reconcile cash balances (including foreign currency contracts) to the prime brokers
  • Process trade files using portfolio accounting system (Total Return) and reconcile equity balances to the Desk
  • Leverage portfolio analytics platform to provide risk, performance, and exposure metrics to trading and investment teams on a recurring and ad hoc basis
  • Build out internal data infrastructure and enhance connectivity between accounting, reporting, and portfolio analytics systems
  • Book dividend income and investigate withholding discrepancies with prime brokers
  • Interact with traders to identify corporate actions
  • Prepare margin analysis and identify required cash movements
  • Perform investment reconciliations to brokers and investigate discrepancies
  • Prepare and upload weekly performance data to secure investor website Qualifications
    • 3-5 years of relevant accounting experience
    • CPA -
    • Private equity experience -
    • Familiarity with side pocket accounting, processing capital calls, and private equity valuation considerations
    • Understanding of management fee and incentive fee calculations for hedge funds and private equity funds
    • Aptitude for financial reporting and -data analytics -
    • Ability to adjust to changing needs of department
    • Strong Excel skills Desired skills
      • Database and report writing experience -
      • Knowledge of VBA or other programming language
      • Knowledge of Lightkeeper, Electra, Crystal Reports, Microsoft 365, and/or Tableau -

Keywords: The Execu - Search Group, Greenwich , Fund Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Greenwich, Connecticut

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