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Fund Accountant / Product Controller

Job Description

A hedge fund in New York City is actively seeking an analytical and experienced professional to join their staff as their new Fund Accountant / Product Controller. In this role, the Fund Accountant / Product Controller will be responsible for daily oversight of performance returns for Portfolio Managers. 

Responsibilities

The Fund Accountant / Product Controller will:

  • Produce daily, weekly, and monthly performance reports, coordinating with Risk, Operations, trading personnel and fund accounting
  • Perform daily profit & loss reconciliations between fund administrator and internal systems
  • Monitor cash balances, margin requirements, repo and OTC collateral balances and FX exposures
  • Address Portfolio Manager queries related to performance, trade implementation, exposures, and valuation
  • Monitor and maintain appropriate financial controls, policies, procedures, and systems to support existing operations and continued growth
  • Assist in the implementation of new portfolio management systems and data warehouse
  • Assist in onboarding new strategies and investment products

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2-6+ years of experience
  • Experience working closely with traders, prime brokers, ISDA counterparties, and fund administrators
  • Experience with shadow general ledger
  • Strong hedge fund or trading desk knowledge with understanding of various investment products, including fixed income securities and equity derivatives
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills