Accounting Assistant

New York, NY

We are representing a New York-based alternative investment management firm, which currently manages nearly $19 billion. The Firm’s investment approach is fundamental and research-intensive through a single, centrally-managed investment team. The Accounting & Operations Department is currently comprised of 30+ individuals with responsibility for a broad range of functions, including: fund accounting; operations; position, P&L and exposure reporting; valuation; risk management design and reporting; and liquidity management.This individual will provide administrative support to the CFO, Head of Risk, Controller, Head of Operations as well as the Accounting team.




  • Heavy calendar Management, coordinating meetings, screening calls, filing and other general support functions
  • Assisting with documentation, allocation and pay of fund level expenses
  • Prepping meeting materials as well as accounting documents
  • Assist in opening new and maintaining current trading counterparty relationships. Prepare forms and applications as necessary.
  • Create and maintain spreadsheets and presentations
  • Submit and monitor all signature documents for CFO
  • Plan and coordinate all department events
  • Coordinating multi-itinerary travel logistics – domestic and international
  • Processing expense reports and tracking vacation




  • Bachelors degree required; Business degree is a plus
  • 3-7 years experience in admin role, preferably in an accounting department
  • Proactive and takes initiative; anticipates needs of the team
  • Extremely organized with strong attention to detail
  • Able to multi-task and maintain composure in a high-volume environment
  • Able to prioritize, follow through and communicate effectively
  • Excellent phone etiquette and interpersonal skills
  • Punctual and dependable
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)



Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 7/9/2019
Salary $55,000 - $75,000 + bonus & OT

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