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Hedge Fund Accountants value a fund's assets, measure the ongoing costs, minimize tax consequences, and report their results to the investors. Key skills listed on Hedge Fund Accountants' sample resumes include collaborating with portfolio managers, sub-advisors, and brokers in an effort to resolve valuation discrepancies; and performing reconciliations of bank accounts, trade activity and holdings. Resumes that list completed coursework in the certified hedge fund professional designation may set candidates apart in a field such as this, which carries a higher level of competition.

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Hedge Fund Accountant

Prepared and delivered accurate weekly/monthly portfolio valuations and financial statements for fund group with value of $2.5 billion in asset

  • Reviewed and corrected funds portfolio holding and pricing prepared by support teams
  • Reviewed funds unaudited financial statements prepared by support teams
  • Established and maintained excellent client relationship and provided high quality services
  • Assisted in preparing and delivering responses to internal, external audits, compliance and regulatory reviews to ensure such reviews are executed on a timely and efficient basis
  • Performed additional responsibilities that may be required by the supervisor/managers in support of the on going management and development of the division such as keeping track of group funds performance fees, monthly AUM, and delivery dates to client.
  • Cross-trained with colleagues to ensure all funds were completed accurately based on individual clients request.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
2

Hedge Fund Accountant

Traveled to Luxembourg office as alternative investment subject matter expert for implementation of new platform to launch UCITS IV compliant funds (3 month ex-pat assignment)

  • Transitioned 24 fund valuations to Bangalore office (3 month ex-pat assignment) resulting in $200,000 in yearly cost savings
  • Created training program for and delivered training to Bangalore based team on Fund of Hedge Fund web based application (3 week Ex-Pat project) resulting in $100,000 cost saving
  • Performed monthly valuation of REIT, Fund of Hedge Fund, Event Driven, Global Bond, Mortgage Backed Securities and Long/Short Offshore domiciled hedge funds
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Analysis And Management
MBA
Master of Business Administration
3

Hedge Fund Accountant

Worked in a team of 6 to deliver 80+ annual financial statements to international hedge fund clients

  • Collected, analyzed, and consolidated raw investment data from multiple sources to create a coherent and polished final product
  • Managed priorities under high pressure to meet financial reporting deadlines
  • Daily communications with clients and auditors
  • Heavy use of Microsoft Excel
  • Constructed ad-hoc Excel solutions to benefit the team
  • Personally oversaw the successful delivery of the annual financial statements for 15 hedge funds
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Economics
4

Hedge Fund Accountant

Applied comprehensive knowledge of investment strategies to compile fund accounting reports for a wide range of hedge funds, including equities hedge funds, fund of funds, master feeder structured funds, emerging market funds, and options-based funds. Liaised with investment manages, advisors, brokers, custodians, trustees and payment banks, auditors, and regulatory authorities throughout day-to-day operations. Coordinated with fund managers / custodians, quickly obtaining information for calculations and accurately resolving issues. Calculated daily, monthly, and quarterly NAVs based on NAV per share, verifying fees and commissions. Provided comprehensive calculation training for new staff.

  • Collaborated with team leaders to advance accurate, timely submission of daily NAV and monthly investment reports
  • Investigated and resolved cash/position breaks between custodians. Accurately posted fund transactions within accounting system
  • Within first six months, selected to lead team accountable for providing daily calculation of new client hedge fund, supporting team members and ensuring accurate NAV calculations.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
Finance
5

Hedge Fund Accountant

  • Created quarterly and annual financial statements for the firm’s management company and sub-funds.
  • Recovered $1.1 million in tax overpayments to Australia and Spain through an analysis of new legislation governing the trading of foreign securities.
  • Led initiative to enhance operational efficiencies, eliminating work redundancies between Accounting and Investor Relations. Reduced cumulative time for targeted tasks from 15 days to approximately two hours.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Applied Mathematics-economics
MA
Economics
MA
Finance (dual) - Investment & Corporate
6

Senior Hedge Fund Accountant

  • Managed portfolio verification for hedge funds with assets over $500 million, utilizing knowledge of security types and fee structure to effectively allocate income to high net worth investors
  • Led four-person team focused on proper accounting practices for distressed securities, developing guidelines that decreased time spent on month-end processes by 20%
  • Strengthened client relationship by developing new control system to review unusual trades, identifying improvements to be made in client back office platform
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Economics
MA
Finance And Corporate Strategy
7

Senior Hedge Fund Accountant

Reviewed and signed off daily close packages (Financial Statements) for Hedge Funds and Fund of Hedge Funds.

  • Trained new hire and junior staff, as well as peers on specific project implementation.
  • Liaised between investors, fund manager and the custodian brokers.
  • Calculated performance fees, management and fixed fees based on each Fund strategy and Offering Memorandum.
  • Developed an automated process for account reconciliation using excel instead of PDF reports, which dramatically improved timing and accuracy.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
8

Hedge Fund Accountant

Performed the portfolio and fund accounting for two different hedge funds.

  • Performed daily and monthly cash reconciliations, updated capital statements, calculated monthly payables and fees, and updated monthly accounting records.
  • Calculated monthly ratios for my respective funds, such as the NAV and profitability ratios.
  • Daily reviewed trade data and updated accounting information, all within deadlines.
  • Communicated with people in different departments and functions including: AVPs, VPs, IMs, HR, and IT through emails, IM's, phone calls, and face-to-face conversations.
  • Learned how to navigate a Bloomberg terminal to look up trade and market information.
  • Gained experience using several finance/accounting software products such as: HedgeTech, Geneva and Frontier.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MA
Master of Arts
9

Hedge Fund Accountant

Tracking daily pricing on long and short bonds for best bid/offer prices for Managing Director

  • Balanced cash, checked account positions, unrealized and realized gains and losses, and interest accruals against prime broker reports
  • Calculated monthly return/NAV. Reconciled to all the financial statements compiled by outside fund administrators and by prime broker's reports
  • Verified year end financial reports and tax returns submitted by the auditors
  • Managed company bills, wires and compile financials statement in QuickBooks to send to auditor
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Business Administration
10

Hedge Fund Accountant

Accurately reconciled the funds cash balance positions/securities to outside broker statements.

  • Reconciled internal differences between the accounting and trade system entries.
  • Analyzed the fund's performance on a daily and monthly basis.
  • Accurately calculated the Net Asset Values for the funds.
  • Posted Accounting entries to the ledger and performed month-end close processes/financial statement preparation.
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
9
months
at this job
AS
Business Administration
BS
Finance And Investments

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