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Senior Accountant - Hedge Fund

Employer
Ultimus Leverpoint Private Fund Solutions
Location
Denver, Colorado, United States
Closing date
Jun 17, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Accountant (Hedge) is responsible for ensuring timely and accurate NAV calculations, Investor allocations, preparation of financial and investor statements and communication with clients throughout the accounting process. The Senior Accountant I (Hedge) will act as a mentor and resource for staff accountants and acts as a "Team Lead" to ensure that the day-to-day work and deadlines are completed as scheduled. This position will require regular interaction with clients, team members and management.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES
• Process portfolio activity and perform reconciliations to broker/custodian/counterpart and/or client;
• Process account activity, performance, and trial balance reporting for clients' funds/accounts;
• Process investor allocations and fees according to fund governing documents;
• Communicate with clients, custodians, third parties, and various levels of management;
• Review of correspondence with client to address inquiries as needed;
• Maintain a controlled operating environment in conjunction with company's internal controls;
• Indicate knowledge of investment vehicles commonly used by clients;
• Prepare/review moderate to complex incentive fee calculations and management fee calculations;
• Participates in client audit engagement;
• Assist in the development and training of new team members as required;
• Coordination and completion of special projects as directed by the client or as directed by management as assigned;
• Assist with new client onboarding;
• Indicate thorough comprehension of relevant fund documentation; and
• Review fund accountants' funds and NAVs for accuracy and appropriate documentations.
PROBLEM RESOLUTION AND ADMINISTRATION
• Ability to multi-task between different tasks, clients and internal demands throughout the day;
• Continually updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; internal company and team trainings; maintains personal networks; participates in professional development opportunities and;
• Additional duties as assigned by management.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
• Sound knowledge of accounting principles, methods, procedures, internal controls with the ability to exercise good judgement in selecting and interpreting information;
• Excellent client service skills with an aptitude to understand the clients' business and maintain strong client relationships;
• Dedication and motivation to achieve high standards of client service and professional in the performance of duties;
• Ability to organize and prioritize work, assisting in the coordination of the work of other team members as needed;
• Advanced computer and technical skills, including the use of MS Office Suite and other financial systems;
• Ability to effectively provide team members and others with information, training and assistance as needed;
• Ability to understand and carry out moderately complex accounting procedures and analysis; preparation of work papers; general knowledge of financial reporting;
• Demonstrate sound research, interpretive and problem-solving abilities; and
• Seek efficiencies and enhancements to current process and procedures.
QUALIFICATIONS
• 2 - 5+ years' (relevant) experience in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred;
• Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field;
• Advanced degree (MBA or MSA) in Accounting or related field strongly preferred;
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license is strongly preferred.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with knowledge of Eze Investor or other partnership accounting software and VPM or other portfolio accounting software a plus;
• Ability to multitask, time management, attention to detail, planning and problem-solving skills required;
• Ability to communicate and interact professionally and effectively through written and oral communication with current and potential clients;
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle/manage multiple team and individual priorities and deadlines.
PHYSICAL AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
• At times, as business needs arise and employees are required and agree to work beyond their normal work day or work week to fulfill the accountabilities required for their job.
• The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stand;
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10lbs and;
• Specific vision abilities are required within this position.
• Occasional travel (approximately 10% or less) may be required in this position.
• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable employees to perform the essential functions.

Ultimus Leverpoint is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of the applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, citizenship or any other status entitled to protection under federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws. No questions on our employment application are intended to secure information that is to be used for impermissible purposes.

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