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Associate/Fund Accountant

Company: Advent Software
Location: Union
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.Job DescriptionFund Accountant/Accounting AssociateStatus: Entry-LevelLocations: Boston, MA; Dublin, OH; Evansville, IN; Union, NJ - Flexible Work EnvironmentThe Fund Accountant/Associate will be responsible for a broad spectrum of financial and accounting matters affecting Global Hedge Fund clients.The Associate is responsible for preparing and processing transactions and financial reports, and exercising sound judgment regarding the proper application of accounting principles to various transactions.Additionally, the Associate must have excellent client service skills, and the ability to work independently and within a team toward the timely and accurate production of client deliverables.* Deliver accurate and timely work product within specified deliverables timelines* Perform bank reconciliations, process journal entries for non-complex transactions, and prepare supporting financial schedules and reports* Review all transaction documentation and supporting files, and understand the features of the investment transactions, accruals, etc.* Prepare work paper files for accuracy and completeness, including capital activity, investment activity, income and expense accruals, valuation adjustments, etc.* Prepare management fee calculations and supporting schedules* Prepare investor allocations and capital account statements* Prepare capital call and distribution calculations, sources/uses of cash, allocations, and investor notices* Update distribution waterfall (carried interest) models, in keeping with the applicable fund terms* Assist in the preparation of financial statements, notes disclosures, and supporting schedules* Support the year-end audit process, in collaboration with the team, client, and auditors* Where applicable, support the tax team with information to prepare tax compliance/reports* Support treasury and related services for the clients* Prepare ad hoc / customized reports for fund or investors* Handle daily/routine client information requests* Support the operational onboarding of new clients, including coordinating client acceptance, onboarding process and agreement on services delivery per SLA* Take on additional responsibilities and tasks from time-to-time as required by your Managers or clients* Support corporate goals and business/departmental initiativesJob Skills/Qualifications:* Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics or related field* 0-2+ years' experience in accounting - experience in the financial services sector a plus* Knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and other comprehensive basis of accounting - knowledge of accounting for financial instruments a plus* Must have a strong academic foundation in financial accounting: journal entries, cash transactions and reconciliations, non-cash activity, investment activity, and investor capital activity* Deadline oriented with ability to complete assigned tasks independently.* Attention to detail and ability to multi-task* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills* Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, with emphasis on Excel skills* Sungard Investran experience a plus* Team playerUnless explicitly requested or approached by SS&C Technologies, Inc. or any of its affiliated companies, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. SS&C offers excellent benefits including health, dental, 401k plan, tuition and professional development reimbursement plan. SS&C Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Keywords: Advent Software, Union , Associate/Fund Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Union, New Jersey

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