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Position: Accounting & Operations Associate
Job Number: MS02592
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2017-04-16
Salary Range: $66-80k $81-100k
Job Summary:

Premier Hedge Fund looking to hire an Accounting & Operations Associate.

Company Information:

Name: Premier Hedge Fund

Job Description:

-Interface with the fund administrator for preparation of monthly financial statements and investor capital accounts and statements

-Interface with investors regarding their statements and K-1s

-Assist in the preparation of the funds’audited financial statements by interfacing with the fund administrator and auditor

-Track and analyze firm and fund expenses including all accruals

-Prepare wire transfers for payment of firm and fund expenses

-Control and track receipt of subscriptions and payment of redemptions

-Calculate management fees and performance allocation

-Confirm accuracy of daily prime brokerage statements

-Ensure accurate booking and allocation of trades with prime brokers

-Prepare and review daily portfolio reports using information from prime brokers

-Regularly update the firm’ marketing materials and assist in the process of investor onboarding

-Assist in the preparation of documents necessary to establish agreements with new prime brokers, trading brokers, and ISDA counterparties

-Improve the quality of existing vendor relationships by establishing and monitoring service standards

-Conduct initial research on various projects and present findings to CFO

Requirements / Qualifications:

-Have 1-4 years of public accounting experience, with an emphasis on hedge fund accounting

-Have a solid understanding of accounting theory and US GAAP

-Be highly ethical and trustworthy

-Be detail oriented and organized

-Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

-Be comfortable working independently and collaboratively to resolve issues as they arise

-Have an aptitude for designing systems that minimize error and maximize efficiency

-Be flexible, creative, and enthusiastic about optimizing the workings of a small enterprise

-Have a minimum 3.5 GPA

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