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Fund Accountant (BOS)
Ref No.: 18-02856
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 06/24/2018 to 12/24/2018
Title: Accounting Clerk
Location: Boston, MA
Duration: 5 Months Contract

  • The Fund Accountant is responsible for specialized accounting support of commingled investment portfolios within the business line.
  •  Leveraging our fund accounting technology, Fund Accountants will complete one or more key aspects of net asset value execution including; transactions, capital stock, expenses, corporate actions, cash, and   special handling, as well as break identification and resolution.
  •  Fund Accountants ensure daily accounting deliverables are timely and accurate.
  •  Primary contact for derivative valuation inquiries
  •  Verify information.
  •  Escalate problem items.
  •  Manage daily volume.
  •  Ensure daily output maintains department/team standards for quality and timeliness..
  •  Help to ensure team deadlines and/or requirements are being met.
  •  Manage daily production reporting.
  •  Monitor and assist in the resolution of issues.
  •  Follow up on open inquiries.
  •  Interact with other Client's departments on resolution of issues.
  •  Break follow up and resolution
  •  Communicate professionally and constructively to effectively resolve issues in order to minimize risk and exposure
  •  Communicate with internal departments as necessary.
  •  Contribute to Management Reporting (ie: Clarity, PVC's, past dues, cash breaks, R and A analysis)
  •  Gain an understanding of the big picture of how specific function impacts the firm
  •  Contribute to Division/Firm process improvement activities.• Gain efficiencies to improve individual productivity
  •  Manage multiple tasks and/or projects efficiently despite resource and time constraints

Education & Qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated Microsoft Office skills.
  • Ability to identify, escalate and resolve a problem.
  • Ability to communicate professionally through effective verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and effectively.
  • Organizational skills and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Ability to work US Holidays
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary