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Supervisor, Mutual Fund Accounting

Audubon, Pennsylvania, United States
Closing date
Jun 14, 2024

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The Investment Manager Services Division (IMS) at SEI is growing rapidly and is seeking new members on our Investment Fund Services accounting team. Our primary goal is to provide exceptional accounting and administration servicing for our clients' assigned mutual funds, CITs, ETFs and other pooled vehicles. As a Fund Accountant Supervisor, you will act as an intermediary between the funds and their investment managers and serve as the official record keeper for the funds. You will also train and supervise the accounting analysts on the team.

What you will do:

* Your skills in accounting will be used by calculating the funds' daily investable cash, expenses, and income. You will calculate and report the funds' daily Net Asset Values (NAV's). You will process shareholders' activity and perform timely reconciliations to the fund's transfer agent. You are responsible to communicate the transactions associated with the fund(s) and work closely with internal and external clients to provide accurate and thorough accounting packages.
* As the record keeper for the funds, you will be involved in the support of various year-end audit engagements in accordance with GAAP accounting standards. We will need you to perform due-diligence to ensure clients are in compliance with government laws and regulations.
* You will ensure accuracy of accounting packages by completing daily checks of: security audit reports, NAV impact (R086) reports, daily work packets, corporate actions, expense processing, CARS reconciliations, and Fund Center reports.
* You will assist Fund Administration in performing expense budget analysis and allocating expense payments; prepare monthly expense packages and scorecards.
* You will assist the fund accountant manager with the preparation of SEC filings (e.g. N-SAR, N-1A, 24F-2, N-MFP).
* You will train and supervise the accounting analysts on systems, processing, procedures, and job responsibilities.
* Your due diligence and attention to detail during the review process of the fund accountant analysts work will be key to your team's success while striving for error free reconciliations and reporting.
* You will correspond with external investment managers regarding day-to-day fund inquiries including entering security trades, fee payments, cash position breaks, reconciliations, and escalation inquiries. Client engagement and a dedication to quality service is a must for success.
* You will assist the manager with conducting performance appraisals, monthly one-on-ones with the team analysts and provide career pathing and training. You will also ensure staffing requirements are met by participating in analyst interviews. You will team with the manager to provide and foster a team environment to include individual development, promotions and disciplinary action.
* We want you to succeed and look for future solutions! Through attending and participating in various IMS and corporate professional development sessions, you will acquire the tools to identify processes across the division and organization.
* You will have the opportunity to partner with a diverse team and grow your career.

What we need from you:

* BA / BS in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics or equivalent professional experience.
* Minimum of 2 years experience in Financial Services Industry working with Fund Accounting.
* Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel.
* The self-motivation, organization and drive to complete multiple client deliverables in a timely manner without sacrificing excellence or quality.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills as you will primarily support your clients through email and/or phone calls.
* Strong customer service skills as you will be communicating daily with your clients and other service providers.

What we would like from you:

* A drive to broaden one's knowledge of the financial services industry by learning new concepts and systems and taking the initiative to apply it to daily work assignments.
* Attention-to-detail to ensure that all deliverables consistently meet the highest standard of quality and accuracy
* Collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. As the needs of our clients change, we need to be flexible to change with them.
* Positivity and collegial approach in assisting both colleagues and clients and the ability to work in team environment.
* Curiosity, critical thinking and attention to detail: Whether it's to identify a solution to a problem or possibly help implement a more efficient process or procedure, your skills have a place in our business.
* Someone who will embody our SEI Values of courage, integrity, collaboration, inclusion, connection and fun. Please see our website for more information.

SEI's competitive advantage:

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including comprehensive care for your physical and mental well-being, a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, a hybrid working environment for most roles, support for working parents and flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

Benefits include healthcare (medical, dental, vision, prescription, wellness, EAP, FSA), life and disability insurance (premiums paid for base coverage), 401(k) match, education assistance, commuter benefits, up to 11 paid holidays/year, 21 days PTO/year pro-rated for new hires which increases over time, paid parental leave, back-up childcare arrangements, paid volunteer days, a discounted stock purchase plan, investment options, access to thriving employee networks and more.

We are a technology and asset management company delivering on our promise of building brave futures (SM)-for our clients, our communities, and ourselves. Come build your brave future at SEI.

SEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and so much more...

After over 50 years in business, SEI remains a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions. Reflecting our experience within financial services and financial technology our offices encompass an open floor plan and numerous art installations designed to encourage innovation and creativity in our workforce. We recognize that our people are our most valuable asset and that a healthy, happy, and motivated workforce is key to our continued growth. At SEI, we're (literally) invested in your success. We offer our employees paid parental leave, back-up childcare arrangements, paid volunteer days, education assistance and access to thriving employee networks.

SEI is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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