Financial Reporting Analyst

Boston, MA | Contract

Post Date: 08/23/2017 Job ID: 79294 Specialty: Accounting & Finance

A leading financial services company in Boston, MA is seeking a Financial Reporting Analyst to join their team. In this contract role, you will prepare drafts of annual, semi-annual and quarterly financial statements and Forms (N-SAR, N-Q24F-2, and N-CSR) for registered investment companies. As the Financial Reporting Analyst, you will provide support to senior team members and managers in connection with fund expenses and general fund financial information. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Financial Reporting Analyst:
  • Draft annual, semi-annual and quarterly financial statements and Forms N-SAR, N-Q24F-2, and N-CSR for registered investment companies, as well as timetable calendars for such statements
  • Prepare fund expense proformas
  • Review fund expenses and accruals; coordinate accrual adjustments with the client and financial reporting team
  • Prepare fund expense invoices for authorization and review
  • Work with the Fund Administration Manager in board book and procedures manuals preparation
  • Report and communicate performance data to fund management and industry publications
  • Develop and maintain a working familiarity with applicable laws, regulations and interpretations governing financial statements and disclosure, including the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Internal Revenue Code, GAAP, Regulation S-X and other applicable requirements
  • Maintain awareness of regulatory changes effecting funds
  • Communicate appropriately with the Financial Reporting Team Leader with respect to all timetables and workflow, and communicate to the extent appropriate about all relevant matters with other department members
  • Communicate appropriately with the Financial Reporting team with respect to all timetables and workflow
  • Perform special projects as directed by the Team Leader
  • Assist in the review of work completed by junior level staff members
  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of EDGAR and Merill Reports
  • Evaluate and suggest enhancements to Eagle/OMEGA and Merill Reports to automate procedures for financial reporting and compliance purposes
  • Communicate appropriately with the Financial Reporting Supervisor with respect to all timetables and workflow
  • Perform special projects as directed by the Fund Reporting Supervisor
  • Assist in the review of work completed by junior level staff members with regard to internal policies, procedures and systems as required
Requirements for the Financial Reporting Analyst:
  • BA/BS degree and/or equivalent work experience; Business related concentration is preferable
  • 3-5 years mutual fund accounting or related mutual fund experience including 1-2 years of prior financial reporting experience
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                      
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