Event Driven Hedge Fund

Associate Accountant , New York, NY

Associate Accountant (New York, NY): Our client an event driven hedge fund with $1 Billion in AUM, is seeking an Accounting professional to assist the Chief Financial Officer in a newly designed role.  The new hire will be responsible for a variety of accounting, finance, and operations functions for the firm.  


Key Points:

·         Over time the role is expected to grow in other areas of accounting, operations, finance for both the clients and the firm overall

·         They have been around for over 20 years and have a very stable investor base

·         Hiring manager is someone we know and respect – he is young, motivated, and will be a great mentor to this new hire


·         Management Company accounting and recordkeeping; general ledger entries and maintenance

·         Preparation of outgoing checks, accounts payable and receivable, intercompany balances and financial analysis

·         Manage entity consolidations for quarterly reporting, expense allocations and tracking; Audit assistance in the US and internationally


·         The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of accounting experience; bachelor’s degree; knowledge of fund accounting is a plus (fund month-end processes such as cash and position reconciliation, calculation of allocations and fees)

·         Knowledge of regulatory reporting processes such as Form PF, Annex IV, and TIC reporting; Proficient in QuickBooks, Concur and Peachtree is a plus

·         Self-motivated with strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; have a demonstrated ability to work under tight deadlines and can balance competing priorities

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