Fund Accountant w/Prestigious Downtown Firm

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

Parker and Lynch Chicago, IL

Company
Parker and Lynch
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
22113636.20605049
AJE Ref #
576068848
Location
Chicago, IL
Job Type
Regular
Required Licenses/Certifications
df-aj

JOB DESCRIPTION

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span If you are interested and qualified for this position, please email your resume to span style='color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Arial;font-size:10pt;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;' a href='mailto:sarah.ayala@parkerlynch.com' sarah.ayala@parkerlynch.com /a /span (sarah DOT ayala AT parkerlynch DOT com) with “ B Fund Accountant /B span style='color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:12pt;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;' ” in the subject line br   br /span B Emailed resumes will have priority consideration over online submissions. /B span style='color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:12pt;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;' br   br LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY PLEASE br   br /span B Overview /B span style='color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:12pt;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;' :   br Fund Accounting has a significant presence within the organization. The position will be responsible for maintaining the books and records of several funds in accordance with GAAP. The Fund Accounting Group also serves as a key liaison between several departments in the firm, including Operations, Financial Reporting, Tax, and Investor Relations.   br   br /span B Description:   /B span style='color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:12pt;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;' br ·         Responsible for the monthly review and quarterly preparation of several funds? financial statements. This includes year-end audited financial statements and related footnotes.   br ·         Responsible for the accuracy of fund accounting, reporting, analysis and special projects, including developing a comprehensive understanding of products traded and processes utilized.   br ·         Responsible for accuracy of NAV through month-end review of reconciliations, trading PNL and accruals   br ·         Communicate directly with third party administrators   br ·         Interaction with Operations, Investor Relations, Legal, Tax, and Financial Reporting to resolve process and accounting issues   br ·         Coordination with internal tax professionals   br ·         Various investor relations information requests   br ·         Managing and modifying accounting/financial systems, procedures, and processes, and necessary  br ·         Looking for an entry level accountant in their hedge fund group   br ·         2-3 years experience with fund accounting  br ·         Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or business related&nbs