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Position: Senior Accountant
Job Number: MS03553
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2017-03-14
Salary Range: $81-100k $101-125k
Job Summary:

Great new opportunity at growing Hedge Fund!

Company Information:

Name: Premier Hedge Fund

Job Description:


  • Day-to-day operations (run daily portfolio and credit facility compliance tests; facilitate wires; calculate daily accruals; prepare budget, revenue and expenses analysis; review the fund administrator’s daily NAV calculations etc.)
  • Monthly close procedures (position reconciliations; liaise with the operations team to reconcile discrepancies; calculate fund performance data; report management fees, AUM and fund returns to the Adviser; prepare credit facility filings and fact sheets for the website etc.) 
  • Monthly dividend calculation (work closely with front office on dividend models; prepare decks to present to the board of directors; review press releases prepared by the legal team and data sent from the transfer agent etc.)
  • Quarterly financial reporting (review of Form N-SAR, N-CSR and NQs prepared by the fund administrator; review pricing; report FAS 157 leveling to the fund administrator; respond to all audit inquiries etc.)
  • Quarterly board materials (review minutes prepared by the fund administrator and legal team; work with front office in preparation of portfolio stats for board presentation; prepare summary of reporting updates and price challenges for board of directors etc.)
  • Annual and ad hoc projects (compile data for annual proxy; review excise tax calculations; calculate the year end special dividend, prepare data for investor calls; review legal agreements for the credit facilities etc.) 


Requirements / Qualifications:


  • Minimum 3+ years of experience (mix of public accounting and private preferred) 
  • Financial Services experience preferred 
  • Strong U.S. GAAP and technical accounting expertise (CPA a plus) 
  • Closed-end registered investment company experience a plus 
  • Exhibit strong verbal and written skills  
  • Individual must be diligent and work well in a team environment 
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to multi-task multiple while maintaining an attention to detail 
  • A forward thinking, creative individual with high ethical standards 
  • Candidate must have an analytical, logical thought process for analyzing issues and developing solutions 


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