Senior Fund Accountant

Chicago, IL

Posted: 05/07/2024 Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: AF050724FA Pay Rate: 85,000 Remote Friendly: Remote Experience: 2+ Years

Job Description

My client, a boutique fund accounting firm is seeking a Senior Fund Accountant.  The firm serves a wide variety of Hedge Funds, Commodity Pools, Private Investment Funds, Commodity Trading Advisors, Registered Investment Advisors, and Broker/Dealers as well as assist clients with Introducing Brokers and Futures accounting, fund administration, tax, systems and regulatory matters.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Prepare financial statements, including monthly compilations, for various hedge funds, commodity pools and fund of funds applying principles of accounting.
  • Generate NFA (National Futures Association) and GIPS (Global Investment Performance Standards) compliant performance tables and capsule reports for NFA, SEC (Securities Exchange Commission), and a variety of unregistered hedge fund groups.
  • Perform daily net asset calculation of various hedge funds having $10 million to $100 million under management using portfolio management software.
  • Assemble annual audit packages for independent auditors, the SEC and the NFA.
  • Assist and consult portfolio managers in annual tax planning for partnership and individual tax return.
  • Prepare quarterly as well as annual tax estimates, year-end final Federal and State tax returns for individuals, partnerships, management companies and trusts.
  • Assist and act as a liaison for the partnership during Internal Revenue Service audit.






Job Requirements

  • 3-5 years of fund accounting experience. 
  • Hedge fund accounting experience
  • Private Equity Fund Accounting is a huge plus
  • CPA is a plus.

Additional Information

Please send resumes to Jamie Hoban at

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