Portfolio Accountant

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Job Identification Number: 121

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Accounting & Finance

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


Our client, an asset management firm, is seeking a Portfolio Accountant in their NYC office. The ideal candidate will need to have familiarity with various investment asset types including: stocks, bonds, options, equity swaps, credit default swaps, and bank debt.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Daily cash movement reconciliations,
  • Daily interaction with brokers to reconcile trade and investment event breaks.
  • Tracking and reconciling of settled and unsettled Bank Debt,
  • Preparation of monthly capital allocation schedules,
  • Assistance with month end close process portfolio valuations, compilation of dividend income/expense, bond/CDS/bank debt interest income/expense, realized and unrealized GL, fee calculations and accruals.
  • Preparation of monthly reports for management,
  • Preparation of monthly and annual reports for year-end Audit and Taxable income estimates


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • 3+ years’ experience in Hedge Fund accounting or Administrator
  • Hands on Excel process of hedge fund allocation methods and fee calculations.
  • Advent Geneva a plus
  • Bloomberg
  • Familiarity with multiple share class and currency fund structures a plus