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Senior Fund Accountant




Job Number: 119634
Offered Through: Brilliant Management Resources
Job Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Contract to Hire
Degree: Bachelors Degree Accounting and Finance
Job Post Date: 11/08/2018
Job Description:
Our client, a global asset management company located in the Chicago Loop is in need of a Senior Fund Accountant.  The need is immediate for a contract to hire basis.  The ideal candidate will have experience in either the banking or professional/financial service industries.  The Senior Fund Accountant will report to the Chief Operations Officer.  The Senior Fund Accountant responsibilities and requirements are listed below:
 
SENIOR FUND ACCOUNTANT Responsibilities: 
Execute day-to-day accounting analysis and support for funds  
Ensure fund expenditures and billings are reviewed, recorded and paid in a timely manner  
Generate client deliverables related to cash management and AUM reporting 
Analyze fund economics and other ad-hoc reporting as required
Liaise with Investment Managers to ensure appropriate funding for client transactions
Act as the finance liaison on implementation of new funds
Develop, implement and maintain policies and procedures
Identify opportunities for efficiency and drive change
Coordinate and prepare financial statements and support for the external audits
Maintain knowledge of the firm&39;s products and the investment management industry
Maintain a broad understanding of technology and its applications  
Assist in design and buildout of fund KPI
Develop budgeting for the funds
Participate in cross training/back up for management company accountants
 
SENIOR FUND ACCOUNTANT Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting with a CPA designation strongly preferred
5 years of related work experience in financial services and/or public accounting  
Audit experience a definite plus
Experience working with vendors/service providers - external auditors, systems providers, etc.
Personality to demonstrate ownership over assigned tasks 
Good client relationship and technical accounting skills
Must be deadline driven and able to prioritize and manage multiple deliverables
Good verbal and written communication skills 
Interested in learning new investment concepts, accounting rules, and service processes
 
If you or anyone you know is interested and qualified, please apply!

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