Hedge Fund Accountant

  • Location: New York, NY, New York
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #34291
  • Salary: $65,000

Job Overview:
As a Hedge Fund Accountant, you will play a crucial role in managing the financial operations of our client's hedge funds. Your expertise will be integral in conducting portfolio reconciliations, preparing financial statements, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements. Working closely with external auditors during fund audits, you will uphold the highest accuracy and data.

Compensation: $65,000.00 – $90,000.00 + bonus
Location: New York City

In this key role as a Hedge Fund Accountant, your responsibilities will include:

  • Performing day-to-day accounting tasks for our hedge funds with precision and efficiency
  • Conducting comprehensive fund valuations and preparing meticulous financial statements
  • Ensuring seamless portfolio reconciliations and promptly resolving any discrepancies
  • Assisting in the preparation of regulatory filings and compliance reports, adhering to industry standards
  • Collaborating closely with external auditors during fund audits to facilitate a smooth process
  • Contributing to investment-related research and analysis, providing valuable insights to the team
  • Identifying opportunities for process enhancement, taking an active role in improving accounting procedures
  • Monitoring cash flows and meticulously tracking fund expenses for optimal financial management
  • Upholding compliance with all relevant accounting standards and regulations to safeguard our operations
  • Engaging in special projects and initiatives, actively supporting the growth of the hedge fund

To be considered for the Hedge Fund Accountant role, we are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field, demonstrating a strong educational foundation
  • A proven track record of at least 3 years in hedge fund accounting, showcasing expertise in the industry
  • Proficiency in financial reporting and accounting software, ensuring seamless operations
  • An in-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to guarantee accurate financial reporting
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills to tackle complex financial challenges
  • Meticulous attention to detail, ensuring precise and error-free financial records
  • An ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a high-performing team
  • Familiarity with compliance requirements and reporting, maintaining a seamless regulatory approach


  • Health insurance coverage, including medical, dental, and vision plans
  • A generous retirement savings plan with company matching to secure your financial future
  • Ample paid time off, including vacation, sick leave, and holidays for a well-deserved work-life balance
  • Professional development opportunities and support for certifications to nurture your career growth
  • A collaborative and inclusive work environment that fosters creativity and innovation
  • Exciting opportunities for career advancement within our dynamic organization
  • Company-sponsored social events and team-building activities to foster strong team connections
  • Employee wellness programs that prioritize your health and well-being

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

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Job ID: 34291