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Hedge Fund

Fund Accountant/Performance/Operations Analyst, New York, NY

Fund Accountant/Operations Analyst (New York, NY): Our client, one of the most reputable and well-established hedge funds in NYC is looking to bring diverse professional to help oversee both accounting and operations responsibilities.  This is a unique opportunity to gain exposure to a variety of responsibilities while also taking on a supervisory capacity (they plan on hiring a more junior person to work for this person) 

 

Key Points: 

  • The fund has been around for over 15 years and is extremely stable (investor base is primarily institutional and “sticky” money)
  • Opportunity to be part of a firm that makes newsworthy investments with the concentrated investments/positions they take 
  • This position will have the opportunity to gain exposure to both accounting and operations 
  • The plan is tohire a more junior person and this person will gain supervisory experience 

Responsibilities:

  • Point person for all analysis and data used by Marketing (performance, internal rates of return, attribution, return on invested capital and portfolio metrics)
  • Ensure proper internal procedures and checklists are followed
  • Arrange monthly expense allocations by fund and coordinate payments to vendors with management company accountant 
  • Provide support for trading and operations functions (daily returns, processing fills, updating Enfusion and data warehouse)
  • Prepare monthly expense allocations by fund and coordinate payments to vendors with management company accountant
  • Compile/review 1099 listing and ensure timely mailing to vendors/IRS
  • Maintain database, templates and reporting calendar for recurring monthly/quarterly reporting to Marketing 
  • Develop and document formalized policies and procedures with respect to the publication of the firm’s performance data 
  • Ensure investor queries are responded to in a timely manner
  • Improve processes to gain efficiencies and reduce risk
  • Assist with compliance filings such as Form ADV and Form PF
  • Work closely with Head of Operations, Trader, Controller and Director of Performance Analytics to ensure exceptional work quality

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of relevant experience, ideally with direct hedge fund or private equity accounting experience; knowledge of the Enfusion portfolio accounting system is adventitious
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or similar degree strongly preferred; CPA designation and knowledge of GIPS are ideal
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a dynamic work environment 
  • Strong proficiency with Excel (pivot tables, v-lookups, macros) and acute attention to detail; ability to work independently and collaboratively with various teams
  • Technology focused and a proponent for change/improve current processes; must possess a broad understanding of financial instruments

Job Reference #1575

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