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Associate Director- Investment Accounting

Mumbai Mumbai Maharashtra, Maharashtra, India
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 23, 2024

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Position Overview


Apollo is a high-growth, global alternative asset manager. In our asset management business, we seek to provide our clients excess return at every point along the risk-reward spectrum from investment grade to private equity with a focus on three investing strategies: yield, hybrid, and equity. For more than three decades, our investing expertise across our fully integrated platform has served the financial return needs of our clients and provided businesses with innovative capital solutions for growth. Through Athene, our retirement services business, we specialize in helping clients achieve financial security by providing a suite of retirement savings products and acting as a solutions provider to institutions. Our patient, creative, and knowledgeable approach to investing aligns our clients, businesses we invest in, our employees, and the communities we impact, to expand opportunity and achieve positive outcomes.


Our Clients Rely On Our Investment Acumen To Help Secure Their Future. We Must Never Lose Our Focus And Determination To Be The Best Investors And Most Trusted Partners On Their Behalf. We Strive To Be

The leading provider of retirement income solutions to institutions, companies, and individuals.

The leading provider of capital solutions to companies. Our breadth and scale enable us to deliver capital for even the largest projects - and our small firm mindset ensures we will be a thoughtful and dedicated partner to these organizations. We are committed to helping them build stronger businesses.

A leading contributor to addressing some of the biggest issues facing the world today - such as energy transition, accelerating the adoption of new technologies, and social impact - where innovative approaches to investing can make a positive difference.

We are building a unique firm of extraordinary colleagues who:

Outperform expectations

Challenge Convention

Champion Opportunity

Lead responsibly

Drive collaboration

As One Apollo team, we believe that doing great work and having fun go hand in hand, and we are proud of what we can achieve together.

Our Benefits

Apollo relies on its people to keep it a leader in alternative investment management, and the firm's benefit programs are crafted to offer meaningful coverage for both you and your family. Please reach out to your Human Capital Business Partner for more detailed information on specific benefits.

Apollo Insurance Solutions Group seeks an Investment Accounting Associate Director. This is an exciting opportunity for a manager level accountant to work in the investment management business working for a rapidly growing and fast paced environment.

The ideal candidate is a disciplined, self-starter who can organize and resource an ongoing accounting process to consistently provide exceptional service to insurance investment accounting client(s) maintaining standards and controls within a SOC1 and SEC regulated environment.

Immediate specific duties include managing a small team of staff accountants who perform daily cash and transaction reviews for client investment portfolios, identify variances while performing root-cause analysis related to variances and communicate with internal and external stakeholders.

Specific responsibilities are likely to expand significantly over time.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform review of daily holding reconciliations between investment accounting subledgers to custodian records for investment portfolios.
  • Ensure all investment accounting functions are performed in compliance with regulatory and GAAP reporting requirements.
  • Ensure accurate, efficient, and effective processing in accordance to control process.
  • Assist front office and review and analyze data for completeness, validity and reasonableness. Work independently performing research, and/or quantitative analysis.
  • Review inter- and intra-portfolio transfers related to reinsurance requirements.
  • Review manual transactions related to less liquid asset classes such as: Alternatives, Bank Loans, Private Placements, etc...
  • Perform compliance reporting as required.
  • Provide ongoing support to internal stakeholders.
  • Review client and internal deliverables.
  • Ability to act as a mentor to other team members as needed

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • CA is preferred
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience working in SOC1 and SEC regulated environments
  • Advanced knowledge of all investment types, especially structured securities
  • Considered to be a SME that can dive into and quickly resolve any issues/anomalies relating to income, amortization/accretion, book value changes, and cash flows
  • Performed reviews of several processes and controls to ensure accuracy of financial information and adherence to SOC-1 controls
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and strong interpersonal skills; ability to work across all functions/levels as part of a team ability to mentor and teach staff/senior accountants across all aspects of investment accounting functions (income, controls, analysis/review procedures)

Apollo provides equal employment opportunities regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, veteran status, gender/sex or sexual orientation, or any other criterion or circumstance protected by applicable law, ordinance, or regulation. The above criteria are intended to be used as a guide only - candidates who do not meet all the above criteria may still be considered if they are deemed to have relevant experience/ equivalent levels of skill or knowledge to fulfil the requirements of the role. Any job offer will be conditional upon and subject to satisfactory reference and background screening checks, all necessary corporate and regulatory approvals or certifications as required from time to time, and entering into definitive contractual documentation satisfactory to Apollo.
Skills: Investment Accounting, Controls, Sec, income, Gaap

Experience: 10.00-12.00 Years

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