Accounting Manager

Role: Accounting Manager

Department: Finance & Accounting

Experience: 6+ years

A mid-size, established investment manager firm located in Boston is looking for a new member of the accounting team. The Accounting Manager role would report to the Controller.  Our firm has a great culture that values individual input and provides employees flexibility for growth at all stages of a career, we provide work life balance and great benefits.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provide US GAAP oversight in the monthly/ quarterly fund close process.

  • Act as a point of contact for various segments of our business (client reporting, business development, tax, management co, legal, trading and research).

  • Calculate management fees and incentive fees to corroborate our third party administrators model.  

  • Fund expense budgeting and periodic accrual reviews, which includes reconciling our shadow books and records to our fund administrator.

  • Review of fund capital allocation, NAV packages, redemption proceeds, and investor statements. Quarterly process for most funds, monthly process for a couple funds.

  • Close involvement with the audit and financial statement review process. Funds undergo audits with a 90 day regulatory deadline following 12/31, as well as 180 day deadline.

  • Various ad hoc projects working with the investment group and/or the IT developers.

 

Preferred

  • Public Accounting Experience, CPA

  • Experience working with large data sets and a data warehouse

  • Master’s degree in accounting

  • Prior experience with various products including Fund of Hedge Funds, equities, fixed income, repurchase agreements, futures, FX, Mortgages and options

  • GIPS / performance reporting experience

Required

  • Demonstrated GAAP accounting knowledge in hedge fund and fund-of-fund product classes

  • Strong Excel Skills

  • Ability to adapt to changing requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • 5+ years' experience in Accounting working for a Public Accounting Firm, Fund Administrator, Hedge Fund, Mutual Fund, or other Investment Advisor

  • Attention to Detail

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