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Fund Accountant

Boston, MA 02210

Posted: 07/11/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 619792 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


Fund Accountant 

6-month contract: Possibility for extension or temp to perm opportunity
Location: Boston MA 

Must Haves: 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Experience with standard desktop tools, including Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work US holidays
  • Preferred: 
  • Experience in the financial services industry, a plus.
  • Excel skills would be helpful. If they have advanced Excel skills even better, but not required. 

  • Job Description/Summary:
    The Fund Accountant is responsible for specialized accounting support of commingled investment portfolios within the business line. Leveraging our fund accounting technology, Fund Accountants will complete one or more key aspects of net asset value execution including; transactions, capital stock, expenses, corporate actions, cash, and special handling, as well as break identification and resolution. Fund Accountants ensure daily accounting deliverables are timely and accurate.
  • Primary contact for derivative valuation inquiries
  • Verify information
  • Escalate problem items
  • Manage daily volume
  • Ensure daily output maintains department/team standards for quality and timeliness
  • Help to ensure team deadlines and/or requirements are being met
  • Manage daily production reporting
  • Monitor and assist in the resolution of issues
  • Follow up on open inquiries
  • Interact with other departments on resolution of issues
  • Break follow-up and resolution
  • Communicate professionally and constructively to effectively resolve issues in order to minimize risk and exposure
  • Communicate with internal departments as necessary
  • Contribute to Management Reporting (e.g., Clarity, PVCs, past dues, cash breaks, R&A analysis)
  • Gain an understanding of the big picture of how specific functions impact the firm
  • Contribute to Division/Firm process improvement activities
  • Gain efficiencies to improve individual productivity
  • Manage multiple tasks and/or projects efficiently despite resource and time constraints
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