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Position: Corporate Accountant
Job Number: MS03424
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2017-04-16
Salary Range: $101-125k $126-150k
Job Summary:

Awesome Opportunity with a High Flying Hedge Fund!

Company Information:

Name: Premier Hedge Fund

Job Description:

The Corporate Accountant is responsible for the accounting of the firm and its affiliates. The role drives the timely/accurate completion of recurring close/reporting processes, supports new business initiatives and assists in the development of accounting policies/procedures. 


  • Support in-house month-end close process of corporate entities, including accounting for foreign subsidiaries, revenue recognition, consolidation, application of service agreements, and review of fixed assets, leases and accruals
  • Provide timely reporting to members/partners, teams and counterparties/regulatory bodies
  • Contribute to annual audit of corporate entities, including support of auditor testwork and financial statement preparation
  • Coordinate with the firm’s Fund Accounting to understand offerings and applicable impact on corporate entities
  • Identify areas for process improvements and establish efficiencies and enhanced reporting/analytics
  • Coordinate with the firm’s Tax on periodic tax filings, including CRT, VAT, UBT, state withholding, sales and use tax, and year-end K-1s/returns
  • Maintain internal cash reconciliation and support payment review, cash controls and cash forecasting
  • Work closely with the firm’s Fund Accounting, Tax, Treasury, Financial Planning, HR, Legal, Compliance, and Workplace Services teams to enhance the day-to-day operations of the firm

Project Support

  • Liaise with departments across the firm to support the firm’s growth related to the launch of new businesses, legal entities or offices
  • Research and analyze accounting issues that arise from the firm’s business initiatives and transactions, and establish robust accounting policies and procedures around areas of development
  • Review legal documents, including intercompany agreements among the firm’s entities, for application to accounting records and processes
  • Assist with the automation/analysis of new areas of management reporting
  • Work with business analysts and engineering resources on the construction of the firm’s Corporate Accounting platform; assist with defining business requirements and testing platform builds

Requirements / Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree with a strong academic record; CPA license preferred
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience, with an understanding of corporate/management accounting/reporting
  • Applicants with private experience outside of the investment management and/or technology industries also encouraged to apply
  • Strong ability to analyze data and desire to improve processes
  • Ability to communicate effectively across departments and with firm management

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