Senior Accountant - Hedge Fund

Boston, MA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 03/06/2018 Job ID: 80644 Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Our client in Boston, MA is seeking a Senior Accountant to join their team. As the Senior Accountant, you will gain experience relating to duties necessary to maintain the accounting records the firm. The incumbent will be exposed to various functions of and report directly to the Controller. This position pays up to $75K-100K. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Senior Accountant:
  • Facilitate and complete monthly close including income and expense allocations
  • Analyze revenues and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis
  • Review monthly account reconciliations
  • Perform analysis of income statement accounts
  • Manage the accounts payable for the firm
  • Assist with preparing Sales and Use tax returns and 1099 reporting requirements
  • Prepare reports for Senior Management
  • Perform other accounting, forecasting, budgeting, and recordkeeping projects
Requirements for the Senior Accountant:
  • B.S. degree in Accounting
  • Ability to discreetly handle confidential and sensitive information
  • 3+ years of corporate accounting experience including monthly close process, journal entry postings, cash and balance sheet reconciliation, and accounts payable
  • Understanding of accounting controls as they relate to the investment management industry
  • Understanding of partnership allocations preferred
  • Ability to challenge current processes in order to improve them
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Excel and knowledge of QuickBooks
  • 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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