Fund Accounting & Administration, Off

State Street.
New York
Not disclosed
16 Jun 2021
25 Jun 2021
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Hedge Fund Accounting Officer Main Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of all subordinate staff levels including Associate 1, Associate 2 and Senior Associates.
  • Manage the day to day delivery of accounting and administrative services for one or more client relationships by liaising with different functional teams spread across multiple global service locations
  • Supervise and review the portfolio and fund level accounting for numerous funds. Asset classes can include; equities, fixed income, derivatives, and private investments.
  • Review limited partnership agreements and offering memorandums and ensure compliance with operational and accounting procedures.
  • Manage the planning, preparation, and execution of weekly and/or monthly net asset value reporting cycle in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Ensure all client queries and requests are attended to in a timely matter and delegated or escalated appropriately.
  • Demonstrate an unrelenting commitment to client satisfaction
  • Support the onboarding of existing client funds and the launch of new funds.
  • Ensure adherence with internal policies and procedures and compliance with external governing regulations.
  • Coordinate all external audit requests, and requirements from financial reporting, tax, compliance, risk and regulatory reporting as required.
  • Involved in all areas of talent management including; hiring, training, supervision, and delivery of performance reviews.
  • Meet all requirements for the performance planning process including goal setting, regular and immediate feedback and submission of formalized performance appraisals.
  • Contribute to working groups within the organization to improve our processes.
  • Participate in special client or internal projects as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the financial services industry preferably within a hedge fund accounting role, including 1-2 years of supervisory experience is required
  • Demonstrate and understanding of fund level profit & loss characteristics and its implications on investor allocations for various complex fund structures.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook & Excel in required
  • Strong interpersonal skills, highly effective communication and organization skills
  • Ability to thrive and function in a deadline driven environment
  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot complex fund accounting problems and use analytical skills to resolve issues in a timely manner

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