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Position: Accounting/Valuations Associate
Job Number: MS03706
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2017-06-06
Salary Range: $81-100k
Job Summary:

Exciting new Accounting/Valuations Associate position! 

Company Information:

Name: Premier Hedge Fund

Job Description:

·  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

·  Supporting the monthly valuation process for CLO’s and other Structured Credit investments, by evaluating pricing and inputs provided by third party valuation providers.

·  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

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