Staff Accountant - Fund Accounting

Custom Human Resource Solutions - Atlanta, GA (30+ days ago)


A worldwide accounting and administration firm specializing in investment partnerships and portfolio accounting has an immediate opening in North Atlanta for a Staff Accountant – Fund Accounting (Client Specific). Competitive salary, excellent company-paid health and welfare benefits package for employee and family and generous time-off benefits.

POSITION SCOPE:

The position of Staff Accountant – Fund Accounting is responsible for providing basic full-cycle accounting support to the Fund Accounting line of the business servicing private equity, hedge funds, Insolve, crypto and venture capital funds and investors. This position may also be assigned audit functions as determined by manager. This particular position also provides accounts payable, payroll, 401k management, expense report management and related accounting duties for an assigned client.

GENERAL ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Maintains general ledgers
  • Calculates monthly NAV(Net Asset Value) and performance returns
  • Converts broker transactions to Advent Geneva friendly transactions
  • Delivers monthly financial packages to fund managers
  • Performs month and year end closes along with completing special reporting specific to each fund
  • Sends monthly statements to each investor
  • Evaluates new subscription packets, perform due diligence, and run background checks on new investors for compliance with AML (Anti-Money Laundering) policies and regulations
  • Adds new investors to software’s and systems
  • Provides daily operational support for funds, including banking services, generating wire transfers, bank account transfers, and account set up
  • Prepares financial statements, footnotes, and audit support files
  • Completes other duties, as assigned by the Manager or Senior Manager, Fund Accounting

CLIENT SPECIFIC ACCOUNTING DUTIES:

  • Performs accounts payable and accounts receivable functions utilizing client software systems
  • Prepares annual 1099 & 1096 forms
  • Obtains W-9’s from vendors
  • Processes semi-monthly/bi-weekly payroll for employees
  • Manages the expense report process for client
  • Tracks and reconciles 401K payroll deductions
  • Distributes Yearly fee disclosure to participants
  • Completes Yearly Census reporting to plan administrator
  • Closes the books for the management company and the holding company
  • Completes other related duties, as assigned by Manager, or Senior Manager, Fund Accounting

PREREQUISITE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or other related discipline required
  • 1-3 years’ related experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Must have intermediate to advanced MS Excel skills, comfortable with simple and moderately complex Excel formulas and tools
  • Basic knowledge of QuickBooks, Expensify, Gusto and Advent Geneva
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize, and effectively manage client workload
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of professionals (colleagues, fund managers, investors) verbally and written communication
  • Ability to analyze numbers, financial statements, and understand performance trends

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to function in high-pressure situations
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines consistently
  • Manual dexterity to operate a computer and general office equipment
  • Correctable vision and hearing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Clear, easy to understand oral communication ability
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds in a safe and prudent manner
  • Ability to move with ease throughout a high-rise building complex

This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive and incumbent will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.

All applicants will be considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally-protected status.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Accounting: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)