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Director Fund Accounting

  • Location: Miami, FL
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 21-05220
  • Date: September 17, 2021
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Job Description - Director Fund Accounting

We are working with a top Asset Manager globally that is expanding operations in Miami. The Director of Fund Accounting will act as primary "air traffic controller” for all of the activity related to our funds. They will develop and maintain effective internal controls, policies and processes for the operations of the firm's Fund Accounting Team. This individual will lead the ongoing evolution of the team's capabilities by evaluating and adopting new technologies and growing the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Management and oversight of the Fund Accounting team inclusive of outside fund administrators
  • Reviewing financial statements and footnotes, ensuring consistency with appropriate reporting framework
  • Primary point of contact for evaluating new business initiatives related to new funds
  • Oversee and manage the annual audit processes for our numerous funds
  • Oversee and manage the annual tax reporting process for our various legal entities
  • Preparing and/or reviewing fee calculations including (but not limited to) management fees, professional fees, and carried interest allocations
  • Reviewing capital activity including capital calls, distributions, and transfers
  • Involvement in the redesign and improvement of existing business processes

Requirements

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to deadlines
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to think outside the box and challenge our current practices; suggest and implement improvements
  • Demonstrated ability to identify risks and control gaps in processes and successfully delivering process improvement
  • Ability to drive the implementation of new technology
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong relationship building skills; ability to partner across the organization to execute strategic goals

Technical Requirements:

  • Strong technical financial skills and comprehensive knowledge of U.S. GAAP
  • Experience with fund accounting software, specifically Allvue (AltaReturn) and is a plus
  • Experience with SalesForce (our CRM) is a plus

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance or related field
  • Ten (10) or more years of experience in industry, or with Public Accounting
  • CPA candidate required



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