Morgan Stanley

Senior Associate - Fund Accounting - Private Equity - Bangalore

Location
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
30 May 2024
Closes
05 Jun 2024
Ref
3252656
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Description:

Morgan Stanley Fund Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Morgan Stanley, administers over $500 billion of hedge fund assets. Using the firm’s proprietary, globally accessible technology platform, the business provides a full range of fund administration services, including daily accounting and financial reporting; transfer agency and investor services; middle and back-office support; and integrated portfolio analytics. Morgan Stanley Fund Services is supported by more than 1300 professionals based in New York, London, Dublin, Glasgow, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Hong Kong.

Position Title:

Team: Fund Services Centralized Accounting team (FSCAT).

Employment Type: FTE

Job Designation: Sr. Associate

Position Description:

  • Provide Accounting solutions to Hedge Funds/Private Equity funds for independent valuation, investor transparency and regulatory compliance.
  • Calculating accurate daily/month end NAV for the MSFS clients.
  • Review MSPA to custodian reconciliations. 
  • Identify and determine cause. Notify Account Manager of breaks. Make necessary adjustments where required.
  • Review general ledger exceptions. Identify cause and make necessary adjustments.
  • Verify performance by reviewing large P&L swings and analyzing income/expense journals for validity.
  • Adjust activity as necessary for performance processing and reporting.
  • Responsible for accruing daily or monthly non-security related accruals and financing accruals.
  • Process non-automated transactions including OTC derivatives and their related cash movements.
  • Perform daily and monthly securities pricing analysis.
  • Validate and process corporate action data.
  • Providing audit support and assistance to funds in the preparation on financial statements.
  • Assistance with compliance functions.
  • Accurately calculate P&L allocation, management fee and Incentive fee at investor level during month ends.
  • The candidate will work closely with client facing account manager to ensure that SLAs of the client(s) assigned to them is delivered on time and with high quality.

Skills Required:

  • Candidate must have technical knowledge of hedge fund and alternative strategies, investor allocation concepts and terminologies, implementation of fund terms, with a working knowledge of accountancy principles.
  • Knowledge of private equity fund structures designs & hierarchies, Special purpose vehicles, standalone funds, master-feeder funds, and the role of each entity in the fund structure.
  • Should be detailed oriented and must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a focused globally distributed team.

Skills/Qualifications Desired:

  • MBA Finance/CA preferred with 3 to 5 years of experience in Fund accounting and PE admin.
  • Needs to be comfortable with Microsoft office: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint,
  • Strong communication

Morgan Stanley is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives, and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing, and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.

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