Hedge Fund

Portfolio/Fund Accountant, New York, NY

Portfolio/Fund Accountant (New York NY): Our client, a credit hedge fund with north of $3.5 billion in AUM, is looking to bring on an experienced Portfolio/Fund Accountant. This new hire will report to the Controller and work alongside the operations team in a lean and growing environment 


Key Points:

  • Firm is doing extremely well (they are at peak AUM – just over $2.5b) and don’t see things slowing down 
  • Small team working directly for the Controller and CFO – no limit to the exposure this person will get
  • As the person is capable they will take on more and more 
  • Controller is awesome – will be a great mentor to anyone


  • Work closely with the various internal teams for certain SEC filings (Form PF and AIFMD Annex IV filings); ensure accuracy of all trade bookings, end of day pricing, and various client deliverables
  • Review daily cash and position reconciliations while resolving breaks with the appropriate parties; manage the funds administrator relating to Monthly NAV construction, investor allocation review, year-end Audit requirements, and Financial Reporting review
  • Oversee administrator of all trade and non-trade relate cash activities to the Prime Brokers, Banks, and ISDA counter-parties for open settlements; conduct monthly reconciliation of positions, trading and income pnl, pricing, and market values to the fund administrator


  • 3 – 4 years of experience in alternative investments accounting and operations; proficiency with Advent Geneva and Microsoft Excel
  • Ideally the person will have worked within public accounting or a fund administrator – must have a good understanding of general accounting principles
  • Excellent communication and verbal skills; must be a proactive problem-solver as well as a team player with the firm’s best interest in mind
  • Motivated, eager to further knowledge of the business while working on multiple time sensitive items

Job Reference #1539

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