Senior Bond Accountant
COMPANY: Full service Institutional Fixed Income Broker Dealer with a client base of depository institutions, municipalities, insurance companies and other institutional clients who require fixed-income investment solutions.
Overseeing the monthly production of investment accounting reports for clients.
Ensuring monthly client activity, accruals, income, expenses and gains or losses associated with investment portfolios are correct.
Assisting with the day to day functions of the department, including scheduling daily/weekly/monthly workflow, training, and client contact and maintaining CUSIP database.
Oversee new client conversion process.
Lead team through monthly close process to ensure timely delivery of reports to clients.
Book transactions properly, making sure that accruals, amortization and accretion are calculated correctly by ensuring the proper utilization of software.
Respond to client inquiries and concerns including providing knowledgeable and sound accounting and GAAP compliant advice.
Assist with maintaining proprietary software, internal spreadsheets and managing client records; and help to develop and expand current systems.
Handle complicated client portfolios and complete custom work.
Troubleshoot software and reporting issues
Degree in Accounting, Masters in Accounting is a +
2+ years of experience in accounting work for financial institutions and/or insurance companies. Experience with investment portfolios and fixed income investments
Strong Excel skills are a must.
Knowledge of Bloomberg Information
TPG Software and Interactive data (formerly Bondedge) is a requirement