Our client, a leading global asset manager, is hiring strong finance profiles to join their two year rotational program.
08th November, 2022
Our client is seeking Managers and Senior Managers interested in a unique rotational opportunity within the Finance Organization. To promote a more flexible and well-rounded workforce while meeting the temporary resourcing needs of the business, this rotational program – housed within the Finance Organization – will offer qualified candidates the opportunity to be part of a dedicated resource pool of employees who rotate across various Finance sub-departments over the course of two years.
Rotations will be primarily focused on accounting resource needs, including Fund Accounting, Corporate Finance, and Corporate Accounting but can extend to other departments as well (including Tax and Treasury, Trade Support, Corporate Actions, Shared Services, Expense Management & Analysis, Finance Operations, etc.)
Each rotation is expected to last six months, providing four different rotations during the two-year commitment;
At the end of the two years, participants can choose to remain in the rotation program, or fill permanent needs within specific departments.
Responsibilities can include:
Fund Accounting: preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports to clients; analyzing and calculating of performance metrics for partnerships/accounts as well as for each investment; coordinating with the funds’ independent auditors, custodians, prime brokers and fund administrators; reviewing calculations of fund and client-specific performance, etc.;
Corporate Finance: analyzing drivers of historical financial performance, including key trends that are impacting the business; understanding the components, drivers and evolution of expenses and forecasting them accordingly; supporting Corporate Financing activities, including budgeting and preparation of materials for external parties;
Corporate Accounting: preparing financial calculations and account analyses, including supporting schedules on a monthly and quarterly basis, collaborating with internal and external auditors in annual audits and quarterly reviews, performing certain key internal control processes, etc.
Participating in ad hoc projects as requested.
Minimum 5-8 years of relevant accounting or audit experience within public accounting or a mix of public accounting and investment management industry experience;
Understanding of Fund Accounting and Operations business processes, and ability to initiate and lead process improvements and documentation of standard operating procedures;
Solid analytical skills and ability to understand and resolve complex problems;
Knowledge of US GAAP accounting, operations, reconciliations, account analysis, and management reporting;
Experience in project management, financial management and change management is a plus; and
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Teams and PowerPoint
Work Ethic; strong attention to detail and focus on continual development, performance, and accountability.
Organization; proven ability to multi-task and efficiently manage time across competing activities; able to effectively prioritize, execute tasks, and thrive in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment.
Independence; experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment; must be able to drive work effectively with limited supervision (at times); a self-starter with the ability to take initiative, ask questions, detect problems and provide solutions;
Flexibility; adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities;
Communication; strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills.
Education A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field (and/or equivalent experience). CPA or MBA a plus.