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FIS

Closed-End Fund Accounting & Financial Reporting Supervisor

Job Description

Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking? At FIS you'll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology. Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun.

About the Team

The Fund Administration team of FIS is a growing, fast-paced business unit within the capital markets division. As a Closed-End Fund Accounting & Financial Reporting Supervisor, you will be responsible for maintaining direct client relationships, as well as the day-to-day accounting and administration for closed-end funds managed by clients.

What You Will Be Doing
  • Prepare period-end financial packages including investor statements for private equity funds
  • Coordinate and prepare capital commitments, calls and distribution calculations, carry/Waterfall distributions, IRR, monthly management fees, and monthly performance returns including cumulative and compound annualized returns
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly consolidated/combined financial statements and all associated disclosures according to GAAP and IFRS with consolidation entries, elimination entries and other reclass entries
  • Manage overall client relationships interacting with client's C-level executives and financial controllers
  • Serve as escalation point for clients ensuring client satisfaction and resolving client issues
  • Key point of contact for clients, auditors, and other third parties for a defined portfolio of funds
  • Review equity allocation with foreign currency dominated investment class
  • Work with investor relations on monthly subscription and redemption notices
  • Review and approve shareholder register and investor statements
  • Provide subject matter expertise with respect to closed-end fund accounting and financial reporting for platform enhancements and technology development
  • Assist with client on-boarding which includes, but not limited to, loading of client's tax lots, cash balance and trial balance onto the accounting platform
  • Coordinate the preparation and distribution of the investor capital statements


What You Bring
  • Strong knowledge of investment company accounting, partnership accounting, and investor capital allocations process
  • Strong financial reporting skills, including consolidation accounting
  • Previous experience with private equity accounting principles, including knowledge of investor accounting and Waterfall structures.
  • Knowledge of securities and fixed income assets
  • Working knowledge of accounting systems (Geneva, VPM) and allocations (Investran)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance or related degree/equivalent experience
  • 5-7years of fund accounting experience with financial statement preparation
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


What We Offer You
  • Attractive benefits including private medical cover, dental cover, and travel insurance
  • A multifaceted job with a high degree of responsibility and a broad spectrum of opportunities
  • The chance to work on some of the most challenging, relevant issues in financial services & technology
  • A work environment built on collaboration, flexibility and respect
  • Time to support charities and give back in your community
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Privacy Statement

FIS is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all personal information that we process in order to provide services to our clients. For specific information on how FIS protects personal information online, please see the Online Privacy Notice.

EEOC Statement

FIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here supplement document available here

For positions located in the US, the following conditions apply. If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test. ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Sourcing Model

Recruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company.

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