$90,000 - $125,000 Total Compensation
Expense Accountant / Analyst
Finance - Accounting & Financial Management
Previous Experience in Financial Services A MUST!
Reporting to US Head of Accounting & Financial Management
Our client is a global, diversified active investment manager with a strong parent company and a culture of risk management, providing global investment and research capabilities with consultative local delivery.
The firm provides its services to investment companies, high net worth individuals, pooled investment vehicles, pension and profit sharing plans, charitable organizations, corporations, state and municipal government entities, insurance companies, seed accounts, model delivery, foreign entities, and other investment advisers. It manages separate client-focused equity, fixed income, and balanced portfolios. The firm also manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients. It invests in the public equity, fixed income, and alternative investment markets across the globe. The firm invests in growth and value stocks of companies across all market capitalizations. For its fixed income portion, it invests in high-yield corporate bonds and convertible corporate securities. The firm employs a combination of quantitative and fundamental analysis with a bottom-up approach to make its investments.
Role & responsibilities
Responsible for all aspects of P&L and B/S for various expenses including:
Fixed Assets – including proper categorization of acquisitions, accounting treatment and accuracy of sub-ledger
Balance Sheet – analysis and approval of all asset activity
Intercompany expense bookings, including global activity – maintain complete monthly analysis and approval
Global expense processes
Consulting and professional fees
Occupancy & equipment
Participate in monthly P&L and B/S close meetings
Perform onshore validation and control of expense related processes.
Oversee Svc Provider adherence to offshore control framework for respective processes.
Liaison with Legal Department to ensure proper & current legal provisions are recorded
Assist with special projects and audit inquiries
Identify areas of opportunity for process improvement and help implement changes
Experience / Qualifications and Skills
B.A. in Accounting
7+ years of work experience in financial services industry
Asset Management Accounting experience preferred
Demonstrate working knowledge of GAAP
Understand big picture and how different tasks are connected
Ability to manage multiple deliverables with flexibility
Strong attention to detail
Make decisions that are appropriate for this level
Provide timely updates to Manager and escalate issues
Strong team player
Able to quickly interpret new information
Proficient in Microsoft Suite & Financial systems
Strong analytical skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills