Investment management firm in the South Bay is looking for a Staff Investment Accountant. This is an exciting opportunity for a junior level accountant to work in the investment management business in a fast-paced environment that provides significant opportunity for learning and growth. Immediate specific duties include performing daily cash and transaction processing for investment portfolios, identify variances while performing root-cause analysis related to variances and communicate necessary data changes to operational teams.
Assist Offshore team in research and resolution of daily reconciliations between investment accounting subledgers to custodian records and trade order management system for investment portfolios
Perform various daily/monthly checks to ensure accurate, efficient, and effective processing in accordance to control process
Assist with processing manual transactions related to less liquid asset classes such as: Alternatives, Bank Loans, Private Placements, etc.
Support other daily/monthly reconciliations processes
Prepare various internal and external client reports as required
Work with other teams to obtain investment related information
Research/resolve and comment on month over month income variances
Work with management to continually improve all processes, procedures and practices to enhance team efficiency and productivity.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Finance
1-3 years’ experience in an accounting function
Demonstrated process orientation and problem-solving skills
A strong detailed orientation
Ability to work effectively on cross functional teams/projects
Knowledge of Fixed Income, Structured Products, Derivatives, Mortgage Loans is a plus