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Senior Fund Accountant 🔥


SUMMARY DESCRIPTION
The Senior Fund Accountant performs daily accounting functions for assigned mutual funds to include calculating and delivering net asset values for various investment products, including mutual funds and ETFs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES
  • Updates and monitors daily trading, general ledger activity and pricing of complex funds to ensure accuracy of daily NAV calculation
  • Provide the fund advisors with the forecasted available cash for fund every morning in a quick and accurate manner
  • Performs tasks assigned by Manager to ensure accuracy of fund records
  • Reconciles fund records to custodian, transfer agent and portfolio groups, on a daily basis
  • Prepares monthly reconciliations, and periodic auditor requests, and reconciles daily trial balances for assigned funds
Special Projects
  • Fair value reporting, disaster recovery testing or on-the-job training of new hires
  • Completes peer review on FA I, II, III and Senior I and II calculations
  • Uploads trade files into the fund accounting system
  • Completes trade adjustments for fund accountants as needed
  • Ohio- Assists with N-PORT and books monthly prepaid amortization and book/prepare expense accruals
  • Ohio-Assists manager with board and financial reporting and expense budgeting and payments
Fund Reviews
  • Performs Fund NAV and trial balance reviews of work prepared by the Fund Accountants; includes applying accounting and finance principals to numerous asset types
  • Reviews cash forecasts prepared by FA Is and FAIIs for distribution
  • Ensures all fund transactions are properly posted to accounting system by the Fund Accountants
  • Performs monthly review procedures as directed by fund accounting Team Lead or Manager
Reporting
  • Ensures completeness and timeliness of reporting to clients and to NASDAQ
  • Process Improvement
  • Communicates ideas and contributes to development of department
Mentoring
  • Mentors co-workers through instruction, coaching, providing real-time on-the-job experiences, modeling effective practices, and advising on methods used
  • Trains new and existing representatives on fund accountant processes
  • Performs effective one-on-one training with FA’s
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Knows how to utilize spectra and OLE
  • 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 and;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle/manage multiple team and individual priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work, assisting in the coordination of the work of other team members;
  • Ability to work effectively both individually and within a team environment;
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines and address competing priorities;
  • Proficient skills with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;
  • Effective written, listening and verbal communication skills and;
  • Effective problem solving, project management and organizational skills
  • QUALIFICATIONS
  • 2-4 years of experience in related field is a plus
  • CPA eligibility is desirable
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
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.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable employees to perform the essential functions.
Ultimus 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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