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Handle accounting for assigned moderate to moderate complex funds, including review of daily price control checks, P&L reasonableness, inter system reconciliations, ensuring that reconciling items are investigated and resolved, or escalated in a timely manner.
Ensure controls are in place and accounts are accurate on a daily basis, providing clear and accurate management information to support decision-making.
- Month End Tasks
Fully reconcile the month end trial balance to independent support for the assigned moderate to moderate complex funds.
Prepare month end balance sheet reconciliation ("ME pack") fully supported with source documentation.
Provide insightful commentary for balance sheet and P&L movements.
Ensure balance sheet is reported in accordance with relevant accounting standards, Investment Company Audit Guide and accounting policies as appropriate.
- Price Products
Daily and monthly product pricing for assigned funds.
Understanding the pricing methodology and valuation models for applicable products in sufficient detail to be able to ensure absolute accuracy.
- Other responsibilities
Prepare yearend audit packs
Answer ad hoc questions from various groups including auditors (internal and external), and the global peer group.
Work with portfolio manager and traders for the assigned fund to improve knowledge of financial products and trading strategies.
Work with team members in Operations, Investor Services function as necessary.
University degree in finance/accounting or commensurate experience
Mininum 2 years of relevant experience in the financial industry
Strong analytical skills and business acumen
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong dispute resolution and effective problem solving skills
Proven team work skills; able to recognize where you can help the team complete all daily and monthly tasks.
Demonstrated customer service and continuous improvement focus
Knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS
Ability to work in changing, fast-paced work environment
Experience with hedge fund and private equity accounting preferred