Financial Reporting Specialist

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Location
Boston, MA
Salary
$70,000 - $85,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor
Date
Oct 23, 2018
Job ID
2634892

Unique opportunity to move out of public accounting and over to the investment side! Premier 85-person Boston hedge fund is looking to hire a Financial Reporting Specialist to join the team in Boston. Are you a Big 4 CPA (or working towards certification) with 1-3 years of experience within financial services; hedge funds or private equity experience a plus?

In this role, you will work closely with other team members, third-party administrators, and outside auditors to ensure the accuracy and timely delivery of audited financial statements and regulatory reports for the firms investment funds, including both domestic and offshore master-feeder fund structures.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Prepare annual, quarterly and interim financial statements and footnotes in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principals
• Prepare quarterly SEC, quarterly CFTC/NFA and annual CIMA regulatory reports
• Prepare evaluations of reporting thresholds for compliance and portfolio constraints for individual investors
• Prepare investor specific monthly reports and respond to investor inquiries
• Prepare monthly/quarterly accounting reconciliations to verify the accuracy of the accounting records
• Prepare and compile audit deliverables and review required formal communications from auditors
• Assist in the monthly valuation process (including ASC820 disclosures for financial statements), such as:
    -organize pricing data and other inputs to in-house valuation systems
    -coordinate pricing correspondence with third-party administrator and external counterparties
• Incorporate consolidation accounting into certain reporting deliverables
• Research accounting guidance and incorporate qualitative and quantitative disclosures into financial statements
• Additional responsibilities may include researching and implementing operational improvements, ad-hoc analyses and special project work

Requirements:
• Undergraduate or post-graduate degree in Accounting
• 1-3 years of related experience within financial services; hedge funds or private equity experience a plus
• CPA or working towards CPA certification
• Knowledge of fixed income securities (including bond amortization), derivatives and complex financial instruments is a plus
• Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel; knowledge of Total Return system is a plus
• Strong analytical and organizational skills
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills in order to work with a diverse group of internal and external resources, in a challenging, fast-paced setting

To learn more about this role and firm, contact Jim Langan, Managing Director at Fenway Search Group, by emailing your resume to jlangan@fenwaysearchgroup.com or call at 781-223-8599.