Fund Accountant/Operations Analyst

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Job Identification Number: 961

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Financial Services

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.

Overview

Midtown based hedge fund seeks a Fund Accountant / Operations analyst in their NYC office. The ideal candidate will have 2 years of strong accounting/operations experience with an understanding of F/S, balance, sheets, ME close/K1’s, etc.. This role offers a lot of opportunity, contributions, and growth with good exposure to senior management and other areas (front office, IR, marketing).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with fund & management company accounting, investor reporting, year-end audit & tax preparation, trade support, daily reporting, cash & collateral management, and contributing to various ad hoc projects
  • Month-end close/reconciliation process with Fund administrator
  • Year-end audits and tax preparation, including financial statements and tax returns/K-1s
  • Preparation of monthly estimates, month-end net asset value calculations, and P&L attribution and exposure reporting
  • Daily review of trade, position, tax lots and cash reconciliations between firm, prime brokers and administrator
  • Rectifying and resolving trade breaks and ensure timely settlement of trades
  • Performing daily/monthly comparison of profit and loss

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Strong academic credentials
  • Approximately 2-3 years of total experience either straight public or a mix of public accounting and hedge fund experience
  • CPA preferred
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel