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Associate, Financial Reporting
Ref No.: 18-02592
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Position Type:Contract
Pay Rate : $ 30.00 /Hour
Duties:
Day-to-day responsibilities include financial reporting oversight for approximately 650 mutual funds and exchange traded funds with approximately (USD)2 trillion of net assets.



Responsibilities

· Learn about the fund strategies of mutual funds and exchange traded funds and how that translates to presentation of financial information in form N-PORT and N-CEN;
  • Manage regulatory filings process including production workflow and agree timeline with the Funds' external service providers;
  • Review of financial information included in financial reports against the annual and semi-annual, shareholder reports and other sources of information;
  • Perform analytical, quantitative and qualitative reviews of financial information and results to ensure quality standards are maintained, and resolving any queries raised;
· Assist team leader with communicating to external service providers and internal stakeholders on accuracy of content;
  • Keep abreast of product, business, accounting standards and regulatory changes and develop and maintain a good understanding of the financial accounting environment.
Skills:
Qualifications
  • College degree is required, preferably in accounting;
  • Advanced degree and/or CPA are preferable;
  • Candidate should possess 4 to 7 years combined experience in public accounting, internal audit, mutual fund administration and/or mutual fund accounting., preferably within a mutual fund financial reporting group;
  • Candidate must have a working knowledge of technical and regulatory issues affecting the mutual fund industry, including generally accepted accounting principles, the Investment Company Act of 1940 and Regulation S-X;
  • Computer proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Excel VBA and/or SQL skills a plus.