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Entry Level Accounting Specialist

Entry Level Accounting Specialist

Job Description

As an Entry Level Accounting Specialist, you will interact internally with global Centers of Excellence, Client Operations teams, business unit Shared Service teams and Joint Venture operations teams to complete applicable day-to-day activities, relating to the overall processing for assigned clients and portfolios.

 

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and validates all daily activity in an accurate and timely manner, and maintains all required controls to ensure overall accuracy
  • Calculates and processes fund activities
  • Works in conjunction with individuals on the team as well as other shared services/COEs, India and Client Operations to ensure seamless processing according to the fund’s policies
  • Supports the production of fund Net Asset Values
  • Supports the research and resolution process for exceptions and inquiries
  • Provides information needed to prepare financial statements and reports for client, shareholder, director and management reports, in an accurate and timely manner
  • Prepares proofs as needed
  • Reviews corporate actions
  • Remains familiar with back-up procedures when system applications and/or transmission problems arise
  • Maintains records in support of audits
  • May perform other duties as requested


Accounting Specific Responsibilities

  • Populates components of SEC Yield, as necessary
  • Reconciles fund share transactions and resolve discrepancies

 

Money Market Accounting Specific Responsibilities

  • Calculates and processes fund activities such as distributions, yields, expenses, income and allocations
  • Reconciles fund share transactions and resolve discrepancies

 

Security Valuation Specific Responsibilities

  • Retrieves and monitors availability of prices, indices, exchange rates, etc and process for designated portfolios
  • Gathers appropriate backup, maintain spreadsheets, call brokers, and print various exception reports to support the pricing process
  • Interacts with third parties as necessary.
  • Interacts with clients in a limited capacity for time critical issues during the pricing window as agreed to with Client Operations

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Strong computer competence (Microsoft Applications: Word, Excel)
  • Aptitude for math
  • Strong accuracy aptitude, and detail orientation.
  • Strong oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work under pressure, and within a deadline oriented environment

 

Preferred:

  • Associates’ degree with business coursework and related experience OR Bachelor’s degree with business coursework.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting, Banking, Finance
Experience None
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
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Entry Level Accounting Specialist


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