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Hedge Fund Accountant

Company:
ALC Staffing Associates
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Salary:
DOE
Posted:
September 16, 2017
Description:

Hedge Fund Accountant

*2-7 years of professional accounting experience is required.

Boston, MA

Salary: DOE

Nationwide Relocation Assistance Available

I am pleased to present you with this opportunity to join an experienced accounting and operations team of 10 with expertise across complex markets and asset classes.

This enterprise has a history of over 25 consecutive successful years since inception, yet maintains a small, 40-person, startup culture.

My client develops proprietary value-based and quantitative strategies in order to manage approximately $1.7 billion globally.

Members of the team have advanced training in accounting, economics, computer science, physics, law, and mathematics, but they welcome truly exceptional candidates from all backgrounds.

Their approach to problems is cerebral and analytically rigorous

and they continually review results in light of new data and insights.

Collegial in nature, the company culture fosters cutting-edge academic and industry research.

Finance experience is not a prerequisite, but candidates should have the drive and ability to acquire the skills necessary to perform at the highest level.

All employees must adhere to the highest ethical standards.

My client is seeking candidates to join a dynamic accounting and operations team and become experts in the diverse business challenges of a global hedge fund.

The team is comprised of creative problem-solvers and self-starters who have the proven ability to produce results.

As all employees begin with a comprehensive investment training program, finance experience is not required.

Accountants make use of strong analytical skills to identify risks and propose solutions that will positively impact the company’s long-term growth and success.

Responsibilities:

Portfolio valuation.

Management of multi-asset class, global trade settlement processes.

Collateral and tax optimization.

Bank financing negotiations.

Hedge fund corporate and legal structuring.

Building a knowledge base of the differing accounting, legal, trading, and operational implications of investing in a wide variety of financial instruments and markets.

Qualifications:

*At least 2 years of accounting industry experience is required.

*Experience in hedge fund audit is preferred but not required.

*CPA designation is a plus but not required.

*Strong quantitative abilities.

*Proficient interpersonal skills and a desire to develop negotiation abilities.

*Rigorous work ethic and attention to detail.

Competitive compensation

Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other characteristic protected by law.