Fund Accountant- commingled investment team

Boston, MA 02109 | Contract to Perm

Post Date: 08/03/2018 Job ID: 81676 Specialty: Accounting & Finance

A leading financial services company in Boston, MA is seeking a Fund Accountant to join their commingled investment team. I this contract-to-hire role, you will be responsible for the proper servicing of commingled investment portfolios and must have strong analytical background. The position focuses on fund accounting through the use of technology, processing transactions, and monitoring trade settlements. Working under the direct supervision of more senior accountants, you will be responsible for the mutual fund accounting activities of one or two smaller and/or less complex funds. This position pays $14/hr plus overtime temp and $48K-50K plus bonus and overtime perm. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Fund Accountant:
  • Maintain complete accounting records of 1 to 4 commingled investment asset portfolios
  • Process security or cash transactions as necessary
  • Ensure accurate and timely valuation of all assets within the portfolio
  • Prepare and reconcile monthly accounting proof packages
  • Reconcile Foreign and Domestic cash securities positions with other departments or institutions
  • Complete and monitor trade settlement
  • Review and resolve accounting related breaks daily
  • Utilize internal systems to support client servicing deliverables
  • Assist senior team member with client conversions
  • Contribute to improvement and productivity of the client team and standards of service
  • Assist in activities that support the measurement of Client Service Standards
  • Provide a timely response and solution to internal inquiries, escalating to Sr. Client Service Rep. as necessary
  • Research, identify and escalate internal issues that impact client servicing
  • Aptitude for numbers and accuracy (analytical ability)
Requirements for the Fund Accountant:
  • BA/BS degree (business/finance/accounting concentration is preferred), or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrates superior client service
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure
  • Flexibility to work alternative hours and overtime
  • 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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