AVP – Hedge Fund Accounting

AVP – Hedge Fund Accounting

Managed Staffing
9 - 13 Years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description – Hedge FA

Details of required position

Position(s) Reports to: Vice President - Hedge Fund Accounting
Profession: Fund Accounting
Functional Title: AVP – Hedge Fund Accounting
Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President
Work Location: Pune, India

Job Summary

The successful candidate will join the Fund Services team as an AVP – Fund Accounting and will be closely working with Client Service Managers based in Europe/Singapore/US regions in connection with the performance of duties related to the administration of Alternative Funds. Candidate should have around 9 plus years of relevant experience in the Administration of Hedge Funds and NAV calculations.
Position Specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities

• Planning, scheduling and managing the daily workflows of all client deliverables within the team.
• Responsible to review/prepare the NAVs of the hedge fund clients on a daily/Monthly basis.
• Prepare Cash/Position/Market Value Reconciliations and resolving breaks. Notify Clients/CSMs of valid breaks. If break are due to an erroneous or missing transaction in Accounting system, then make necessary adjustments
• Reviewing pricing of the portfolio and analyzing the pricing exceptions if any.
• Reviewing the corporate actions booked in the system and ensuring that the same is correctly reflected in the books. Dividends/Interest Reconciliation with Broker reports
• Responsible for accruing/amortizing daily or monthly non-security related Fee accruals including management fees and financing accruals.
• Process non-automated transactions including OTC derivatives and their related cash movements.
• Effective communication with clients on daily reporting of Estimates/NAVs/Query resolutions.
• Checking that all OTC products traded by the client have been booked correctly.
• Booking of Capital Activities of the fund.
• Finalizing the month end NAV of the client and providing Investor Level Allocation reports at month-end.
• Providing support in Audits for funds in the preparation on financial statements. Complete audit reviews and ensure identified issues are documented and tracked to closure.
• Support operations on projects related to Automations/Work migrations/Conversions etc.
• Support global changes in Key operating procedures and implementation.
• Coordinating with Internal/External Stake holders such as Securities/Trades and Pricing Team, Reporting Team, Investor Services team, Auditors, Client Service Managers and Clients.
• Effectively monitoring deliverables to ensure high SLA compliance within set accuracy standards.
Primary Working Relationships

External: Clients, Auditors, Trade Managers.
Internal: AFS Analytics – STP Team (Securities/Trades/Pricing), Client Service Managers and other Operation locations.

Qualification & Experience required

• Experience working with an investment management or finance-related firm.
• Good knowledge of the investment industry with 9-12 Years in Hedge Fund administration or related industry experience.
• M.com/CA/MBA – Finance/CFA
• Familiarity with Paxus is a major plus.
• An ability to think critically and objectively.
• Experience with general ledger accounting and, with demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy, analytical, technical, organizational, and problem solving skills.
• Proficiency in advanced Excel functions.
• Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
• Work additional hours as needed.
• Team management
• Performance appraisal
• People growth and development

Apex is one of the world’s largest independent fund administration and middle office solutions providers. We are specialized Accounting and valuation of Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds and Private Equity Funds. Apex has over 3000 staff across 24 jurisdictions globally and administers circa $650 billion (USD) in assets under management.
For more information please visit our website - www.apexfundservices.com

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