Fund Accountant, Alternative Investment Funds

SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions that help corporations, financial institutions, financial advisors, and ultra-high-net-worth families create and manage wealth. The Fund Accountant in the Alternative Investment Funds department is responsible for ensuring the successful and accurate completion of the accounting and administrative servicing requirements for various hedge fund products and structures for assigned funds.
The responsibilities for this position may include some or all of the following:
Prepare cash and currency reconciliations to all counterparty accounts for each assigned fund on a daily basis
Process funds' trade activity and communicate with the funds' investment manager on a daily basis
Prepare position reconciliations to all counterparty accounts for each assigned fund
Resolve cash and position reconciling items on a timely basis
Maintain daily accounting records and complete daily roll forward schedules
Process monthly shareholder activity and reconcile back to transfer agent/register
Calculate net assets on a class and series basis as appropriate
Strictly adhere to established departmental fund accounting processing procedures and controls
Perform administrative functions related to Alternative Funds requirements
Perform month-end close process and valuation for assigned funds
Gain a comprehensive understanding of offshore and domestic fund accounting requirements for alternative funds
Problem and error resolution on a timely basis (with documentation)
Meet client month-end valuation and reporting deliverables
Position Requirements
Position Requirements:
BA / BS in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics or Economics or 1 year equivalent experience preferred
Internship or one year professional experience preferred
Willingness to learn new systems, concepts and broaden knowledge of the fund service industry
Detail oriented
Strong organizational and time-management skills
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Team Player
Strong aptitude for numbers
Excellent interpersonal, communication and client service skills
Ability to work under pressure
Knowledge of Excel and Word for Windows
Knowledge and expertise of the SunGard, Invest One, Investier, and Investran systems a plus
Physical Demands and Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the work environment may require an individual to move around the office and from building to building which may expose the individual to weather conditions outside. The individual has to be able to sit or be stationary at a computer and use computers for extended periods of time and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The noise level in the environment is moderate and the individual must be able to communicate and exchange information with people in person and over the telephone and email.
SEI is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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