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  • Location: Downtown LA, California
  • $90000 - $110000 base salary
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #909
  • Salary: $90,000.00

A leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments is looking to hire a Senior Fund Accountant of Open-End Fund Accounting. The firm emphasizes an opportunistic, value-oriented, and risk-controlled approach to investments in credit, private equity, real assets, and listed equities. The firm has over 1,000 employees and offices in 20 cities worldwide. They are committed to cultivating an environment that is collaborative, curious, inclusive, and honors diversity of thought. Providing training and career development opportunities and emphasizing strong support for our local communities through philanthropic initiatives are essential to our culture.


The Senior Fund Accountant Open-End Fund Accounting will be responsible for maintaining the books and records for open-end funds and separate accounts, as well as reporting to clients and the portfolio group.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Overseeing the monthly closing process for separately managed accounts, commingled opened funds, and employee funds; which may include reconciling portfolio data, calculating management fees, and the accrual of expenses.
  • Reviewing the reconciliations and other work performed by offshore service providers.
  • Reviewing quarterly and annual financial statements prepared in accordance with U.S. GAAP.
  • Ensuring compliance with key financial reporting controls and ensuring that evidentiary matter is appropriately documented to comply with the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley. 
  • Coordinating the interim and annual financial statement audit fieldwork with the external auditors.
  • Reviewing calculations of fund and client-specific performance.
  • Reviewing and/or assisting in the preparation of a variety of ad-hoc requests from client services and the investment team.
  • Overseeing fund-related efficiency and automation projects.
  • Performing other tasks as required.


  • Minimum 3 years of relevant accounting or audit experience within Big Four public accounting or a mix of public accounting and investment management industry experience.
  • Strong knowledge of reconciliation and account analysis.
  • Excellent understanding of accounting and the ability to apply relevant investment company accounting rules.
  • Solid analytical skills and ability to understand and resolve complex problems.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Geneva and/or Geneva World Investor accounting systems is a plus; and
  • Experience with PowerBI, Alteryx, or other data analytical tools is a plus.
  • Personal Attributes:
    • Self-motivated with strong attention to detail and excellent work ethic.
    • Great organizational skills and is ability to prioritize and handle complicated work efficiently and effectively.
    • Takes initiative to ask questions and detect problems.
    • Superior written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work effectively both individually and as a team.
    • Ability to understand and resolve complex problems.
  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA a plus.


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