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Fund Accountant
Ref No.: 17-03799
Location: Seattle, Washington
Position Type:Contract
Pay Rate : $ 25.00 - 32.50 /Hour
Responsibilities:
Review and approve NAV calculations for a range of alternative investment fund products.
Manage a high volume of third-party vendor invoices, coordinating with internal AP and external third-parties for timely and accurate payments.
Perform detailed reviews and analysis of key reconciliations performed by third party administrators and contribute to resolutions.
Review portfolio P&L in connection with approval of NAVs and remediate outages between internal and external calculations.
Recalculate management and performance fees, including those based on highwatermarks and hurdles, in connection with NAV reviews and approvals.
Review annual audited financial statements.
Liaise with funds' independent auditors and administrators.
Support required regulatory filings, such as Form PQR, Form PF and AIFMD filings.
Communicate performance results to investors and resolve investors' questions.
Custom reporting and projects for investor and/or business specific needs.
Drive increased efficiency and innovation through continuous review of operating procedures and planning / evaluating technology enhancements.

Skills:2+ years of relevant investment / fund accounting or public accounting (audit) work experience, specifically supporting hedge funds.
Strong working knowledge of various financial instruments (swaps, futures, forwards, etc.) and accounting for those instruments.
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
Proper accounting skills, including knowledge of US GAAP and financial statement presentation for investment companies.
Sound analytical and problem solving skills.
Highly organized and detail-oriented.
Ability to manage projects, work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Fluent in Microsoft Office products, emphasis on Excel.
Education:BS/BA degree in business administration or accounting, CPA a plus.