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Fund Accounting Manager




Job Number: 119791
Offered Through: Brilliant Management Resources
Job Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Contract to Hire
Degree: Bachelors Degree Accounting and Finance
Job Post Date: 12/04/2018
Job Description:
Our client, a financial institution with over $5 billion in revenue in the Chicago Loop is in need of a Fund Accounting Manager to help with the Hedge Fund Services team.  The need is immediate for a contract to hire basis.  The organization specializes in providing asset servicing solutions and asset management to both institutional and personal clients.  The Fund Accounting Manager will be reporting to the SVP of Hedge Fund Administration.  The Fund Accounting Manager responsibilities and requirements are listed below:  
 
FUND ACCOUNTING MANAGER Responsibilities:
Organize the work of the team, assign tasks, set priorities and monitor all activities
Responsible for oversight of the team as they execute on the following functions:
Process all capital activity transactions: subscriptions, redemptions, and transfers
Complete all investor due diligence checks, (AML, KYC, and client verification checks)
Issuance of trade confirmations, statements, and reports to investor queries
Maintenance of investor related contact information and static data
Prepare and review monthly/quarterly fund investor allocations 
Review fund documents in order to interpret and execute allocation requirements
Work with hedge fund controllers and CFOs to explain processes and address issues 
Interact with clients/Hedge Fund teams to understand activities and troubleshoot issues
Work with new clients for coordination of system preparations during implementations
Prepare/review year end financials and share capital disclosures for financial statements
Build scalable operations to meet the service needs of a large portfolio of clients
Work with internal resources to troubleshoot issues and scope new or desired functionality
Look to streamline and automate the reporting process with the use of technology
 
FUND ACCOUNTING MANAGER Requirements:
7 years accounting experience  
Experience with hedge funds, private equity funds, or financial services strongly preferred
CPA preferred
Bachelors degree with emphasis in Accounting
Big 4 public accounting experience preferred 
Detail-oriented and accurate in a fast-paced environment
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with internal and external parties
Proven ability to organize a demanding workload 
Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills 
Ability to work with minimum supervision in a demanding environment meeting deadlines
Ability to work independently and cooperatively within a team environment 
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and with accuracy
Excellent Excel and MS Office skills
 
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