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Position: Accounting/Valuations Associate
Job Number: MS03864
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2017-08-24
Salary Range: $81-100k
Job Summary:

Premier Hedge Fund seeking an Accounting/Valuations Associate to join their growing team!! 

Company Information:

Name: Premier Hedge Fund

Job Description:

Accounting responsibilities include:

  • Preparing US GAAP CLO financial accounts, which are consolidated onto the firm's financial statements, ensuring accuracy and adherence to financial controls and US GAAP.
  • Preparing financial reporting disclosure templates, which are included in the firm's quarterly SEC filing and press release for funds and CLOs.

Valuation responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the firm's monthly valuation process for CLO’s and other Structured Credit investments, by evaluating pricing and inputs provided by third party valuation providers.
  • Assisting with the valuation of private and illiquid investments for Closed End and other public funds   .
  • Supporting the fair value calculation and reporting process for new CLO transactions under U.S. Risk Retention Rules.
  • Analyzing and communicating key valuation results, issues and risks to Portfolio Managers, Valuation Committee and other interested parties.
  • Supporting the year-end audit valuation testing by working with third party valuation providers to provide supporting documentation for valuation conclusions.

Requirements / Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years experience at a top tier public accounting firm or a CLO asset manager
  • Bachelors Degree in a finance or accounting.  CPA/CFA a plus, but not required
  • Strong technical accounting skills, particularly US GAAP.  Well versed in valuation concepts under ASC 820.
  • Knowledge of regulatory reporting requirements impacting the investment management industry an advantage.
  • Experience accounting for financial instruments and derivatives.  A working knowledge of structured finance products (especially CLOs) an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Highly organized, with a strong attention to detail
  • A strong work ethic and a positive attitude
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize deliverables and meet demanding deadlines

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