Senior Fund Accountant

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Job Identification Number: 862

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job TypeDirect Hire

Job Category: Accounting and Finance

Qualified Candidates, please attach resume when applying.

Overview

Our client, a global provider of investment strategy, accounting and operational processing, is seeking a Senior Fund Accountant for their Chicago based office.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the books and records of various types of entities and reviewing/preparing client investment, performance, and capital reports
  • Reconciling accounts’ cash and positions/securities to outside sources
  • Researching internal differences between the accounting system and outside sources
  • Entering transactions into accounting systems
  • Other duties assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years experience as a hedge fund accountant, family office accountant or similar
  • Thorough knowledge of investment accounting principles
  • Knowledge of US GAAP
  • Experience in partnership accounting and private equity accounting a plus
  • Exceptional organizational and written/verbal communication skills
  • Strong Excel knowledge (Pivot Table, Sumif, Sumifs, Vlookup)
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail