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Handle accounting for assigned 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.
Fully reconcile the month end trial balance to independent support for the assigned funds.
Prepare month end balance sheet reconciliation 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.
Review investors allocations and fees calculation
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.
Prepare year-end audit financial statements and audit packs
Answer ad hoc questions from various groups including auditors (internal and external)
Work with portfolio manager and traders for the assigned fund to improve knowledge of financial products and trading strategies.
New business onboarding such as fund documentation review, drafting of operating memorandum & pricing policy, trade interface development and systems setup
Provide adequate coaching and guidance to team members. Keep abreast of all alternative investment industry developments and drive any procedural or technology enhancements accordingly
Assist Managers on projects such as process improvement, query follow up and issue resolution
University degree in finance/accounting or commensurate experience
4 - 6 years of hedge or private equity fund accounting/audit experience
Team supervision/managing experience is beneficial
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