Assoc Acctnt, Fin Reporting

Location
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
26 Mar 2021
Closes
26 Apr 2021
Ref
86429
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Evaluates and reconciles funds including mutual, commingled, and collective for production of client month-end reports or for daily valuation. Verifies transactions, audits income reports within scheduled timeframes and resolves exceptions on a daily basis for fund accounts. Responsible for following established guidelines and identifying and resolving problems. Expected to use some initiative but refer more complex problems to supervisors/ experts. Beginning to develop a basic understanding of the business function. Likely to be accountable for regular reporting or process administration. May direct day-to-day work of junior level employees (but not a formal management role). Likely to be of graduate caliber, studying for relevant professional qualification or accreditation.

  1. Responsible for following established guidelines and identifying and resolving problems.
  2. Verifies daily transactions, audits income reports, and resolves exception on assigned accounts according to procedures and within scheduled timeframes.
  3. Records and responds to partner and client inquiries, providing guidance and resolving exceptions.
  4. Enter fund details and strike Net Asset Value (NAV) & Issue NAVs accurately and within defined timeframes.
  5. Organize payment of operating expenses.
  6. Perform tasks under supervision of defined processes or procedures and check for errors. Ensure procedures in relation to above tasks are adhered to.
  7. Collect, enter and extract data and undertake analysis as directed. Assist in the preparation of client reports e.g. taxation, equalization, performance fees, funds under custody/admin. Resolve queries.
  8. Liaise with other units - Shareholder Services, Trustee, Corporate Actions, Control, Financial Reporting and Fund Managers.
  9. Expected to use some initiative but refer more complex problems to supervisors/ experts.
  10. May direct day-to-day work of junior level employees (but not a formal management role).
  11. Works effectively as a team member but also independently
  12. Knowledgeable of the core aspects of the job
  13. Working towards becoming proficient in all areas of the job
  14. Running and creating formal reports.

A College or University degree and/or relevant proven work experience is preferred. Related Industry qualification is required / preferred Excellent oral and written communication skills are required In-depth Functional / Industry Knowledge is required Highly flexible and adaptable to change Technical skills / systems knowledge is required

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