Fund Raiser Ii Job Description Sample
Fund Accounting Analyst II
Fund Accountant Analyst II
Responsible for the accurate and timely accounting and reporting of moderate complexity and volume domestic and international Common Trust, Master Trust, Private Client Investments Pools and Funds. Handles inquiries and request from internal service partners and/or external clients.
Assist internal and/or external auditors during scheduled audits. Provide training and/or cross training to new hires or junior staff members.
Produce unit valuations(NAV's), financial reports, detailed schedules, anc client reporting critical to the business for assigned portfolios of moderate complexity and volume in accordance with agreed upon timetables. Manage daily volume.
Monitors the accounting effects of all portfolio activity, including purchases and sales, corporate rates and actions, cost basis, principal and income pay downs, pricing, capital gains and loses, net investment income, dividend distribution amounts, and expenses.
Ensures reconciliations are completed to various system applications and reports in accordance with agreed upon timetables and procedures.
Identifies and resolves out of balance conditions in a timely manner. Serves as a resource to junior level accountants for more complex reconciliation issues.
Process and/or monitor moderately complex transactions and trades posted to accounting system and compare to trust system.
Conducts tolerance checks looking for outliers and errant data conditions. Researches and resolves variances.
Prepares moderately complex client assistance packages for scheduled audits, which include statements and financial data. Assist internal and/or external auditors with routine questions during scheduled audits.
Responsible for the training and/cross training of new and junior staff members
Double-checks the work of other team members, as requested. Provides occassional guidance to junior team members within the functional area.
Performs other related assignments and participates in projects as requested by management.
Builds on existing relationships both internally and externally. Communicates information requirements and answers client questions.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business related field and 3 years accounting experience or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 7 years higher education and/or relevant work experience. 1 year international fund accounting experience, as required by assigned area.
Proficient with accounting applications and pertinent spreadsheet and word processing software.
Proficient capability and thorough knowledge of securities transactions, trust accounting software, operational functions, and client reporting
Effective customer service and teamwork skills
Demonstrated Organizational skills
Moderate Analytical and Problem Solving Skills
Experience using Banks' Trust Accounting applications and reporting modules to deliver NAV's, sub-accounting and client reporting
Self-directed, organized, able to pursue goals as part of a team
Ability to work under time constraints while maintaining accuracy and timeliness
Flexibility to support multiple business lines and clients
Takes initiative to develop and improve skills
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As a top 20 US bank holding company and one of the best performing regional banks in the country, we offer a wide range of performance based career development opportunities for talented professionals. And through our longstanding tradition of careful, conservative and consistent management and a strong commitment to the communities we serve, we continue to grow with a focus on the future.
Looking for a Fund Accountant this role is a mix of Accounting and Finance responsibilities. This position is due to growth in the department candidate must be able to handle the following duties for this position. Previous experience is Private Equities, Investment or Portfolio Management is a HUGE plus for this role:
Candidate will be responsible for:
Maintain and post entries to QuickBooks.
Candidate must have CPA or working towards CPA certification for this position
Produce month, quarter and yearend financials
Maintain balance sheet reconciliations and any other supporting schedules
Update the budget yearly and forecast monthly
Quarterly Fund reimbursements/E&O allocation
Maintain partner equity activity schedules
Monthly financials and reports including holdings and performance reports
Post all allocation entries and fund entries
Analyze reports and prepare updates of fund accounts and performance
Reconcile accounts and assist with month end reporting process
Candidate must have Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance
MBA is a plus or Master degree in Finance or related field
Private equities experience is a plus
2-5 years of Accounting and Finance experience
Salary 70-80K direct hire plus benefits and bonus
Advance Excel skills are needed
QuickBooks Enterprise is a plus
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Sr. Fund Accountant
- Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or real estate
- Previous accounting experience and/or CPA or CPA candidate preferred
- Previous experience with financial budgeting and forecasting a plus
- Fund / Private Equity, or Commercial real estate industry experience in a Big Four or similar environment preferred
- Previous real estate experience in areas of operations, investment, and development preferred, but not required
- Experience with JD Edwards accounting software or similar system preferred but not required
- Good Excel skills preferred
- General ability to learn and apply new business software
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
- Ability to manage multiple tasks at a fast pace
- Strong organization, planning, and analytical skills
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
- Must be computer literate, understand email software, Microsoft Office products, and web-based applications
- Understanding of full life cycle accounting of real estate projects from acquisition, development, operations, and disposition a plus
AIS Fund Administrator
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Monitor cash and custody activity for a specified list of funds involving complex private equity fund structures and process transactions related to capital calls, capital distributions, expenses, tax checks, investor cash, and internal transfers.
Reconcile daily bank statements and ensure that all necessary documentation has been accounted for prior to submittal for review.
Report discrepancies that arise in a prompt and professional manner to the client, ensuring follow up and reconciliation in a timely manner.
Monitor internal systems for proper settlement of all Foreign Exchange (FX) and US Dollar (USD) transactions
Work closely with inter-departmental contacts in processing all necessary paperwork through final completion of wire settlement to ensure risk mitigation.
Reconcile investor capital call and distribution files as necessary.
Track delinquent investor activity and report aged items to the client in a timely manner.
Process monthly investor reconciliation files and follow up internally and with the client when necessary.
Work closely with auditors and third party administrators during audit cycles.
During the course of day-to-day operations, employees are may observe unusual or potentially suspicious transaction activity. The specific scenarios and escalation methods are detailed in the relevant procedures and employees are required to follow these procedures ensuring that they identify unusual or potentially suspicious transaction activity and escalate appropriately.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree with a focus in Accounting, Finance, or Business related coursework preferred or equivalent work experience.
Strong organizational skills.
Deadline orientated with the ability to communicate effectively.
Good time management skills with ability to multi-task.
Seeks assistance with unfamiliar or difficult situations which may expose the bank to a loss.
Familiarity with MS application a plus.
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Mutual Fund Reporting-Senior Specialist
The Senior Financial Reporting Specialist (SFRS), under the general supervision of management, performs review and oversight functions of the accounting service provider related to mutual funds to ensure financial statements (Form N-CSR and Form N-Q) are free of material misstatements and material omissions. The SFRS reviews financial information required in the shareholder reports while coordinating with the service provider, legal department, treasurer, fund accounting, portfolio managers, and the external auditors.
The SFRS reviews financial information required in registration statements and other regulatory filings, including Form N-SAR and Form N-MFP, while coordinating with the service provider, legal department, and treasurer. The SFRS serves in a supervisory capacity to the FRS by fielding questions and reviewing their follow through work. The SFRS supports the efforts of the reporting group in leading special projects, inquiries, and ad hoc requests, as needed.
Manage multiple complex reports through overlapping sixty-day cycles ensuring all internal and external deadlines are met. Review financial statements of funds with more complex issues, supplementary schedules, and holdings information, which have been prepared by the service provider.
Monitor and ensure proper supporting documentation is maintained for certified shareholder financial reports (reports). Provide feedback to the service provider on the results of the review. Ensure reports and other information provided to various internal and external clients are materially accurate and complete, with a focus on full and fair disclosure in accordance with authoritative guidelines. Perform detail and analytical reviews of financial information with a high degree of professional skepticism. Identify potential issues, perform research and propose solutions.
The SFRS serves in a supervisory capacity to the FRS and service provider by reviewing their documentation and responding to their questions. Manage and resolve questions related to report draft comments from reviewers.
Monitor the service provider, legal, treasurer, fund accounting, portfolio managers, writers, and external auditors to ensure processes surrounding the shareholder report process are complete. Maintain relationships with internal and external business partners involved in the report review process.
Participate in the design and maintenance of a strong oversight control environment in order to ensure disclosure controls and procedures pertaining to the mutual fund shareholder reports are operating effectively in accordance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Develop and maintain documentation of processes and procedures.
Assist in evaluating and implementing new accounting principles, regulatory guidance, and changes in industry practice. Assist in developing and presenting training to the team. Review Form N-SARs, Form N-MFPs, registration statements, and regulatory documents prepared by the service provider.
Assist in periodic testing of service provider calculations and data, special projects, inquiries, ad hoc requests, as needed. Maintain advanced working knowledge of accounting requirements and regulations.
Models the American Century Investments Winning Behaviors-Client Focused, Courageous and Accountable, Collaborative, Curious and Adaptable, Competitive Drive
Bachelor's degree in accounting, a related field, or any equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
Excellent grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Certified Public Accountant or equivalent public accounting experience
Investment management or mutual fund industry experience
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.
EOE Policy Statement: American Century Investments believes all individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunity and advancement opportunities without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals forty years of age and older, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. ACI does not discriminate or adopt any policy that discriminates against an individual or any group of individuals on any of these bases.
Consultant, OTC Reconciliation & Control, Hedge Fund Services
Responsible for daily reconciliation of transactions and positions for Hedge Fund Services clients
- Daily reconciliation of transactions and positions for OTC products (FXF, TRS, IRS, CDS, etc).
- Analyzes and understands all security and cash position differences related to reconciliations.
- Coordinates break resolution process between client, operations teams, FCM’s, and swap counterparties.
- Manages hand off process between India and Chicago reconciliation teams, and follow up on open issues.
- Works closely with implementation team to ensure seamless handoff and setup of new client accounts.
- Performs daily review of reconciliations and execute controls.
- Responsible for project work related to increasing efficiency and improving control environment.
- Operates independently; has in-depth knowledge of business unit / function.
- As subject area expert, provides comprehensive, in-depth consulting and leadership to team and partners at a high technical level.
- Carries out activities that are large in scope, cross-functional and technically difficult.
- Role is balanced between high level operational execution and development, and execution of strategic direction of business function activities.
- Strategic in developing, implementing and administering programs within functional areas.
- OTC product knowledge
- Excellent oral and written communication skills are required
- In-depth Functional / Industry Knowledge is required
- Highly flexible and adaptable to change
- Technical skills / systems knowledge: Microsoft Excel is required
- A College or University degree
- 3+ years of relevant work experience is preferred.
Consultant, Cash & Collateral Services, Hedge Fund Services
Under general supervision (but works independently most of the time) responsible for managing the various daily processing of cash flow requests by third party Hedge Fund Services clients. The Cash and Collateral Services function is responsible for OTC collateral management and wire execution.
- Manages the daily processing of cash flow requests by clients. This includes ensuring all required approvals have occurred, executing payments per authorized instruction, confirming payments have been made, posting all cash related transactions as instructed by the client and assisting in the resolution of any issues related to payments made on behalf of clients.
- Oversees and processes investor subscriptions and redemptions and the subsequent movement of cash to the client's desired location.
- Serves as a liaison to Investor Services on all new subscriptions prior to effecting cash to the appropriate location.
- Assists in the development of a scalable, controlled and transparent cash processing work flow for all 3rd party cash activity including investor redemptions/subscriptions, margin/collateral movements and swap cash flows. Work directly with IT to test and implement this framework.
- Supports development of an expanded cash management offering to expose additional cash management solutions to our clients through technology. Provides feedback into cash management system based upon market place needs, client feedback and workflow improvement. Works directly with IT to develop, test and implement this framework.
- Liaise directly with clients to onboard new clients and establish banking connectivity and solutions that will meet their cash management needs. Administer account implementation processes and effectively communicates status to internal partner areas.
- Coordinates connectivity with client's banks through SWIFT.
- Identifies potential cash and collateral management service offerings that would complement HFS offering.
- Works with clients to resolve cash breaks and issues related to wire payments.
- Participates/assists in business requirements for IT projects and enhancements for the cash and collateral management team.
- Delivers a work product that requires less revision
- A College or University degree and/or relevant proven work experience (1-3 years relevant expertise is preferred)
- Excellent oral and written communication skills are required
- Functional / Industry Knowledge is beneficial
- Highly flexible and adaptable to change
- Technical skills / systems knowledge is required
Director Of Philanthropy, The Trust For Public Land Action Fund
The Trust for Public Land is a national conservation-focused non-profit organization with a land-for-people mission. We like to say that our work spans from neighborhood parks to national parks, and equity is at the heart of all of our work (i.e. land for all people). Our organization has been connecting communities to the outdoors – and to each other – since our founding in 1972. The Trust for Public Land has also helped states and local communities generate over $70 billion in new public funds for parks and open space. When it comes to parks and land, there are no “red” or “blue” voters – only green voters.
The proposed environmental policy changes made by the current administration are alarming, and unprecedented. In response, the Trust for Public Land is placing greater emphasis on advocacy. This position will be crucial to that effort.
This position will be based in Washington, DC.
75% Relationship Manager. Establish and manage a portfolio of 75-100 individual and foundation donors and prospects with an emphasis on major gift capacity giving potential. This includes: identifying new donors; conducting appropriate donor research, with support from the Prospect Development team; maintaining a schedule of action touch points that follow the Moves Management strategy to move individuals along the donor continuum; engaging in industry best-practices (i.e., creating written solicitation strategies, documenting moves and information through the efficient use of the philanthropy database, initiating and participating in prospect reviews, and documenting pertinent information with colleagues, as appropriate); ensuring collaboration and close coordination with larger Philanthropy and Policy, Advocacy, and Government Relations teams; fostering and maintaining productive relationships with staff across the organization. Implements annual fundraising plan to achieve revenue target of $3M within first three-year period.
20% Content Development. Working with colleagues from Policy, Advocacy, and Government Relations; Marketing; and other departments, articulate the key public policies, state and local ballot and legislative measures, and movements that shape our organizational growth and impact. Develop compelling, inspiring narrative that underscores the importance for conservation ballot measures and legislative campaigns designed to raise new public funds for green space, land and water conservation, and state and federal advocacy campaigns at The Trust for Public Land. Successfully convey to new audiences why conservation funding campaigns and advocacy are effective strategies for nonpartisan political and charitable giving and the powerful leverage they hold. Serve as Policy, Advocacy, and Government Relations Philanthropy liaison to larger Philanthropy team.
5% Other duties as assigned
- Passionate about The Trust for Public Land’s mission.
- Passionate about inspiring donors to make a difference with their giving.
- Proven track record of closing gifts of $25,000+.
- Political/campaign fundraising experience a requirement.
- Interest in politics, campaigns, and advocacy.
- Keen fundraising strategist who can engage new and potential donors, and foster relationships with key Program colleagues.
- Ability to achieve Philanthropy metrics and meet or exceed fundraising goals.
- Ability to work independently, prioritize projects, and manage time efficiently.
- Knowledge of philanthropy best practices including documenting donor interactions and prospect tracking in donor database.
- Collaboration is essential to our success.
- Ability to function as a member of a national geographically distributed team, participate in activities that will benefit other members of the team, and contribute to the accomplishment of team objectives.
- Good sense of humor.
- Willingness to travel up to 50%.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.
Senior QA Engineer Consultant With Hedge Fund Partner (Partially Remote)
Senior QA Engineer Consultant with Syrinx Hedge Fund Partner
Location: Mix between Needham, MA (Syrinx Office) and Remote
12 Month Contract (with likely extension)
U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time. No Corp to Corp.
TARGETING EXPERIENCE IN INVESTMENT BANKING AND/OR ASSET MANAGEMENT DOMAINS
- Senior level hands-on testing experience with complex software systems in a financial services environment (prefer .NET environments)
- Experience in the investment industry or with a vendor of financial software a positive but not required.
- Some experience designing, writing or maintaining automated test solutions
- Some experience with SpecFlow, Cucumber or similar
- Working knowledge of Selenium, SoapUI. CodedUI, UFT or similar
- Experience in an automated and manual test environment
- Database testing experience using SQL queries in MS SQL Server
- Conduct requirements walkthrough within the testing team.
- Perform functionality testing manually as per the test case and evaluated the test results.
- Prepare test reports, Bugs Reports and testing status reports for the internal team and for the manager in charge of the project.
- Done defect management and reports using Excel and Urban Turtle.
Senior Fund Accountant
The Fund Services group draws upon a global team of more than 3,000 experienced, knowledgeable and highly trained staff to ensure that each client is supported appropriately and service quality standards are not only met, but consistently exceeded. We recognize the importance of our staff through career development initiatives and extensive training programs to ensure staff are equipped to handle the complexities of alternative asset managers and investors.
Located in Jersey City, NJ, they have established themselves as the market leader in alternative asset administration. They offer a complete range of accounting, middle office, tax, investor relations, and corporate services.
The Senior Fund Accountant is responsible for providing all accounting functions and preparation of financial statements, partner allocation P&L flow, assure fund operation is within the guidelines of offering document, provide comments on offering documents, provide assistance and guidance on accounting standards and best practices. Our teams consist of highly skilled Chartered Accountants, MBAs, and CFAs who are trained to provide highly accurate, timely, and efficient services, ensuring 100% accuracy and providing world class customer service.
Main Job Functions/Responsibilities
Monthly Net Asset Value preparation, which includes:
– Cash and Portfolio Reconciliations
– Income and Expense Accruals
– Partner/Shareholder Allocation calculations
– Financial Statement preparation
Maintain the general ledger and various sub-ledgers Prepare and review trial balances and work paper product Manage and monitor the timing and quality of client deliverables Interact with senior management and clients Provide technical accounting/industry knowledge to clients Coordinate with Operations group, Tax group, Investor Relations group, Financial Statement group, and other groups.
Review private equity fund clients partnership agreements, PPMs, and other materials Implementation of fund structures on accounting system Interact daily with P&L team on valuations and price analysis Ad hoc reports as needed
Education, Qualifications and Experience
-3–5 years of fund accounting experience in either a Private Equity Fund, Private Equity Administrator, or other financial institution where the accountant has gained financial products knowledge
-Experience in reviewing and preparing general ledgers and financial statements
-Strong leadership skills and supervisory experience of other professionals
-Project management skills with attention to detail and proven ability to multi-task
-Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics
-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Working knowledge of Excel and Word essential, experienced user of the SunGard Investran PE accounting platform highly desirable
-Technical Knowledge and Commercial Acumen
-Quality and Risk Management
-Drive for Results
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