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Position: Corporate Accountant
Job Number: MS04613
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2018-09-26
Salary Range: $126-150k Over $150k
Job Summary:

Great Opportunity to join the Accounting Team of a High Flying Asset Management Firm!

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 and accurate completion of recurring close and reporting processes, supports new business initiatives and assists in the development of accounting policies and 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 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 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 Fund Accounting, Tax, Treasury, Financial Planning, HR, Legal, Compliance, and Workplace Services teams to enhance the day-to-day operations of the firm 

Additional Project Support Includes:

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 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:

Bachelor degree with a strong academic record 

4-8 years of total relevant accounting experience; CPA license preferred

Minimum of 2 years’ experience operating within a corporate/management accounting/reporting function (versus Public Accounting/Audit) experience is a prerequisite

Industry experience from Investment management and/or technology industries experience is preferred but not required 

Strong ability to analyze data and desire to improve processes

Ability to communicate effectively across departments and with firm management 

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