Fund Accountant

Recruiter
KForce
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
17 Sep 2020
Ref
1908999-TVF
Job role
Fund accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Responsibilities

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Fund Accountant in Boston, MA.Responsibilities:
  • Producing accurate and timely Net Asset Values
  • Producing ad hoc reports for clients
  • Performing quality assurance checks on information received internally from other supporting functions
  • Working closely with clients to resolve queries
  • Creating, maintaining and updating procedures for the funds
  • Ensuring compliance with all controls and procedures outlined in the procedures manual and general company policies
  • Working closely with the new business team and clients through the on-boarding process
  • Ensuring all schedule work is completed by agreed deadlines, checklists are signed and files contain all required supporting documents
  • Working with investment operations, reconciliations, shareholder services and financial reporting teams internally to agree internal deadlines to ensure external client deadlines are met
  • Identifying efficiencies and areas for improvement to reduce risk and become more efficient
  • Providing a premier client service by building strong relationships with the investment manager and any other third parties
  • Developing a thorough knowledge of your client base, prospectus, documentation, etc.


Skills

  • 2-7 years of experience in Fund Administration Operations
  • Have a thorough understanding of the theoretical and technical nature of mutual fund accounting and administration
  • Strong technical skills including accounting principles and theories
  • Ability to be effective in a global operating environment and a matrix management organizations
  • Excellent communication, influencing and negotiation skills with the ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships both internally and with external clients
  • Analytical skills, problem solving, good critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Experience working across multiple business areas and/or functions to deliver results
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; executive presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and multitask in a fast paced environment
  • Relationship building skills - develop internal and external partnerships to drive results
  • Expert use of Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and ability to present to senior management
Can you picture yourself working for one of -America's Ideal Employers-? Our client has received numerous awards and accolades due in part to their commitment to diversity, veterans, and fostering innovation. They've been named one of Fortune Magazine's -World's Most Admired Companies- of 2018 and are included in the -Top 50 Most Innovative Companies- named by Boston Consulting Group. With on-site training and mentoring, they are committed to your professional development as well. Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."

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