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Job Title

Senior Hedge Fund Accountant

Position Location

Milwaukee

Position Description

The Senior Hedge Fund Accountant is a critical component of the Accounting team and primarily focuses on the analysis and reporting for our Funds and Managed Accounts.  The Senior Hedge Fund Accountant reviews the integrity of data both internal and provided by our external provider, prepares analyses and reports for internal distribution, and is responsible for the reporting of regulatory filings and audits.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing daily and monthly accounting procedures for private funds and managed accounts, including oversight of cash and position reconciliations, booking income/expense accruals, timely and accurate NAV (Net Asset Value) calculations, financial statement review and calculating management & performance fees
  • Preparing accounting information for regulatory and tax filings
  • Supporting and coordinating tax compliance with external provider
  • Preparing supporting documentation for fund audits
  • Researching internal differences between the accounting and sub ledger systems
  • Functioning as a technical resource for colleagues as knowledge and experience expands
  • Assisting with related duties and projects, as needed

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of relevant accounting experience. Fund accounting and/or public accounting experience is desired
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA desired
  • Advent Geneva experience, a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with advanced Excel skills
  • Experience within a hedge fund or financial services organization, a plus

What You’ll Need to be Successful:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Aptitude for complex and challenging subject matter
  • The ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks; adherence to due dates and deadlines
  • Knowledge regarding how to manage a process while having an eye for improvements
  • Excellent written, listening, and verbal communication skills
  • Effective problem solving, organizational, and analytical abilities
  • A self-motivated and results-driven personality
  • Willingness to help where needed and a desire to take on increasing levels of responsibility
  • The desire to be a part of an exceptional team in a forward-thinking environment
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