Hedge Fund Accountant

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • SS&C
  • 12 Jul 18 2018-07-12

We are looking for an accountant to provide Accounting and Operations services to hedge fund clients. This position is part of a newly formed department in London that will work with global counterparts. This includes net asset value calculations, financial reporting, financial analysis, reconciliation, investor economic allocations, and trade operations.

Hedge Fund Accountant

Company Overview
SS&C Technologies, Inc. provides mission-critical software and software-enabled services for the global financial services industry. SS&C was founded in 1986 by William C. Stone and went public in 1996. SS&C employs a disciplined and highly focused acquisition strategy to increase the breadth and depth of its product and service offerings and capitalize on evolving market opportunities. Since 1995, SS&C has acquired 46 businesses with products, services and/or technologies in existing or complementary vertical markets.

Position Overview
We are looking for an accountant to provide Accounting and Operations services to hedge fund clients. This position is part of a newly formed department in London that will work with global counterparts. This includes net asset value calculations, financial reporting, financial analysis, reconciliation, investor economic allocations, and trade operations. 
This position is also responsible for training new staff and quality control of staff work.  In addition to working with the internal SS&C team, there will also be regular client interaction.

Responsibilities
• Part of a team of accountants who act as daily points of contact for a London based client
• Providing client service on a multitude of matters including: posting general ledger journals, reconciling cash and positions, recording and analyzing transactions, and preparation of work paper packages
• Assisting with external audits, Form PF filings and Management Company reporting requirements
• Working with internal groups such as Compliance, Settlements and various technology and support teams to ensure a one stop shop for high end Middle Office and Front office client base.
• Interacting with clients at various levels and help maintain client relationship
• Interacting with internal departments at various levels across multiple locations and geographies
• Responding to client inquiries and requests
• Providing input to client service plans, calendars and timelines

Experience, Skills & Qualifications
• Experience in a similar capacity to assist with immediate client onboarding.
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
• Part qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA)
• Strong General ledger knowledge
• Experience of fund administration or loan administration/middle office
• Familiarity with loan and overall credit investments
• Good client relationship management skills
• Expert in MS Excel 
• Ability to work under pressure and manage tight internal and client deadlines
• Strong communication skills, including written, listening and presentation abilities
• Solid  attention to detail

SS&C Technologies/ SS&C Financial Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.