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Fund Accountant

  • Location: Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, 43215
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 days ago

Take your career in an upward direction with a long-term contract at an innovative global bank as a Fund Accountant in Columbus, OH. Will be responsible for assisting in a variety of fund valuation activities in coordination with the Operations - Transaction Services team. Will assist in the calculation of daily and periodic Net Asset Valuations (NAVs) for funds and the distribution of associated unit prices.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Support the distribution fund data to internal and external business partners as well as coordinate and review offshore production activities.
  • Ensure accurate fund records through review of reconciliation reports.
  • Assist in completing all monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting requirements as well as assist with the preparation of financial statements, regulatory filings, and board materials.
  • Communicate cash position to the investment advisor as well as research cash and funding holdings differences with custodian.
  • Assist with processing, balancing, and reconciling shareholder activity with transfer agent.
  • Calculate daily net asset value and market value of portfolio holdings.
  • Provide assistance on audits and review work for adherence to procedures and compliance requirements.
  • Analyze and monitor client budgets and ensure fund expenses are paid in a timely manner.
  • Assist in preparing and calculating tax information and reporting requirements.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding the company, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience in fund accounting.
  • 2-5 years of experience in fund accounting.
  • 3+ years of professional working experience.
  • Experience with accounting, finance, or business-related area.
  • Working knowledge of industry practices and standards.
  • Proficient computer skills with a focus on Microsoft Office applications.
 
About our client
 
Our client stands as one of the world’s most global banks, a world-famous, trusted brand with over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. Its teams provide unique insights to more than 200 million clients and enable progress all over the world. While growing your career, you will work alongside some of the smartest minds in the industry who are excited to share their knowledge and to learn from you.