Senior Accountant

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #31680
  • Salary: $110,000.00

Compensation: $110,000-$130,000 + bonus
Location: New York, NY

The Senior Accountant will learn and grow through exposure to a range of responsibilities across accounting tax, operations, and investor relations. The Senior Accountant will report to the Controller and Assistant Controller. 

Highlights About the Company & Position:

  • Daily cash and position reconciliations with multiple prime brokers and trading counterparties across numerous asset classes.
  • Work closely with the company's controller and fund administrator on the monthly NAV process (e.g., maintaining shadow books, reviewing reconciliations, TBs, and investor allocations and statements).
  • Navigate the complexities of fund structures, including side pockets, investment SPVs, and multiple share classes across various feeder funds with close attention to detail.
  • Participate in the valuation process (e.g., review broker quotes/internal models, liaise with analysts).
  • Prepare or review regulatory filings (e.g., ADV, Form PF, 13F, 13D/G’s).
  • Management company accounting.
  • Work closely with the Controller and Assistant Controller in managing and preparing support for the audit; coordinate between the fund administrator and auditor.
  • Assist with tax analysis as part of annual K-1 process; liaise with tax preparers.
  • Provide analysis for ad hoc investor requests.
  • Review capital activity and investor documentation.
  • Communicate with prime brokers regarding investment activity and reporting.
  • Coordinate with operations analyst, trader and controller to ensure accuracy in the investment accounting process, including corporate actions.
  • Research and resolve differences with prime broker (e.g., review corporate actions; interest calculations).
     

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of accounting experience with hedge fund/investment company focus.
  • BA/BS degree (a CPA is preferred).
  • Mix of public/private accounting background (preferred).
  • Understanding of hedge fund accounting, multiple asset classes (options, swaps, fixed income, etc.)
  • Detail oriented.
  • Strong Excel skills.
  • An ownership mindset (a must).
  • Team player with the ability to work independently.
  • Positive attitude – will take on any task with enthusiasm.


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.
 

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Job ID: 31680