• Accounting Operations, Alternative Investments

    ID
    2019-7415
    Job Locations
    US-CA-Los Angeles
    Category
    Wealth Management
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    We are seeking a highly motivated professional to join our Los Angeles-based Private Investments team as an Operations Associate with a strong working knowledge of GAAP accounting. The role will focus on activities surrounding the core operations of our alternative investment business and fund processing.

     

    • Assist with the preparation and review of the private funds’ (“Funds”) financial statements. Complete the Net Asset Value (“NAV”) packages as required each month/quarter to ensure client reporting is accurately and efficiently completed.
    • Coordinate and liaise with the Financial Statement Auditors engaged by the Funds.
    • Assist in the Treasury functions of the Funds including cash management and utilization and maintenance of the Line of Credit.
    • Assist with the review and reconciliation of investor subscriptions and redemptions in the funds.
    • Work closely with third-party fund administrators to oversee and monitor their operation
    • Liaise between the client servicing team and the fund administrators with any questions or issues that may arise.
    • Review and reconcile investor records.
    • Communicate and liaise with underlying fund managers.
    • Perform duties & responsibilities specific to department functions and activities.
    • Perform other duties & responsibilities as required or assigned by the supervisor.
    • Manage and enforce policies and procedures.
    • Assist in the assessment, review and improvement of policies and procedures

     

    Qualifications, Key Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

     

    • BA or BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, or other business major from an accredited institution
    • 2-3 years of experience in accounting/audit/tax. CPA preferred but not required
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Detail-oriented with the ability to work independently
    • Be able to communicate effectively with team members
    • Exceptional organizational skills
    • Be capable of prioritizing multiple projects
    • Ability to think critically and anticipate issues
    • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
    • Ability to work in a demanding, unstructured environment
    • Self-starter, takes initiative
    • Team player
    • Provides extraordinary service

    Mental/Physical Requirements:

    • The ability to learn and comprehend basic instructions; understand the meanings of words and respond effectively; and perform basic arithmetic accurately and quickly.
    • Vision must be sufficient to read data reports, manuals and computer screens.
    • Hearing must be sufficient to understand a conversation at a normal volume, including telephone calls and in person.
    • Speech must be coherent to clearly convey or exchange information, including the giving and receiving of assignments and/or directions.
    • Position involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.
    • Must be able to travel as position requires.

    May be required to lift 25-50lbs.

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