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Job of the Day: L.A. Hedge Fund Needs a Portfolio Accountant

Career Group Search has a hedge fund client in Los Angeles that is looking for a Portfolio/Fund Accountant to oversee the accounting of investment partnerships and separately managed accounts.

Ideal candidates have Big 4 experience and a CPA is preferred.

Recruiter: Career Group Search

Title: Portfolio/Fund Accountant

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Responsibilities: Reconcile daily transactions to prime broker or custodian; Resolve discrepancies and communicate with client and administrator in a timely manner; Provide performance analysis and reporting on accounts to investment analysts and managing partners; Prepare month end valuation statements and ensure accuracy of financial reports provided to clients and administrators; Prepare tax allocations for hedge fund; Prepare financial statements for hedge fund; Initiate cash transfers, check disbursements and wire transfers; Assist auditors in the audit of hedge fund and separately managed accounts; Assist with the pricing and review of portfolio securities; Account for complex securities including derivatives, bank loans and private transactions.

Qualifications: 4 year degree required in Accounting or Finance; Big 4 experience and CPA is preferred; Proficient with Excel spreadsheets; Experience with investment accounting a plus; Excellent communication skills; Candidate must be diligent and self motivated with attention to detail.

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