Manager - Fund Accounting (Remote)

  • W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Department: Finance & Accounting
  • Contract: Permanent

Company Description

IQ-EQ is a leading Investor Services group which combines global expertise with an unwavering focus on client service delivery. We support fund managers, global companies, family offices and private clients operating worldwide.

Job Description

In our CFO Accounting consultant group you will help to lead engagements for new and existing clients of varying sizes and with varying needs. You will help to supervise junior members of the team in executing and maintaining all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. This includes payment of all invoices, issuance of bills and collection of cash, and will also work with the CFO team to support clients with ongoing accounting needs, including invoicing and allocation etc.

Responsibilities
• Liaison with the clients’ external auditors, administrator, HR/payroll, and other service providers
• Calculation of management fees and incentive allocation
• Expense tracking and approvals
• Provide operational support for clients
• Fund and management company financial statement preparation/review
• Accounting principles and issues research, as needed
• Assist in evaluating current financial and accounting process for new clients, propose improvements and help coordinate implementation efforts
• Service provider recommendations and vetting
• Lead client execution and act as main point of contact on accounts
• Attend and lead meetings for client engagements
• Arrange, coordinate and participate in weekly, monthly or as needed conference calls with NY office and clients
• Assist in the opening of brokerage and bank accounts
• Review of service provider contracts and fund documents
• Advise clients on various issues as they arise
• Develop and oversee staff in delivery of services
• Work with clients to deliver outsourced CFO and related services to Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds
• Participate in special projects
• Develop budgets
• Financial Statement review
• Establish accounting practices
• Accounting principles and issues research
• Create financial models and provide ad-hoc financial analysis
• Review of service provider contracts and formation documents
• Evaluate current financial and accounting processes for clients, propose improvements and help coordinate implementation efforts

Qualifications

Qualifications

Successful candidates will have many, if not all, of the attributes below:
• 5+ years experience in Alternative Investment Accounting preferred
• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
• CPA required
• Public Accounting background
• Administration experience a plus
• Superior management skills
• Attention to detail and ability to multi-task
• Hard-working, self-starter, dedicated, punctual and personable
• Excellent organizational skills
• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
• Strong accounting and analytical skills
• Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks
• Passionate about working in a dynamic entrepreneurial environment
• In depth understanding of investment management and alternative products
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions to solve problems — quickly and competently

Additional Information

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