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Fund Services Portfolio Accountant 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 Fund Services Portfolio Accountant Supervisor, you will be responsible for the day-to-day accounting and administration for closed-end funds managed by clients.

What You Will Be Doing
  • Serve as a portfolio accounting point of contact for clients
  • Work closely with clients to resolve inquiries and ensure client satisfaction
  • Supervise a team of 3-4 portfolio accountant analysts and oversee all aspects of portfolio accounting deliverables for several client relationships
  • Implement portfolio accounting process with a commercial and control mindset.
  • Develop and train portfolio accounting staff
  • Review monthly GAV work paper package. Review all month end reconciliations including cash, positions, market price, market value, and accrued interest/dividends to supporting schedules and Trial Balance
  • Assist with client onboarding which includes, but not limited to, loading of client's tax lots, cash balance and trial balance onto the accounting platform
  • Assist in year-end audit by providing backup documentation for sampling selected by client's auditors.
  • Review expense budget analysis and expense calculations
  • Maintain daily and monthly accounting records.
  • Calculate and review fund returns
  • Perform ad-hoc functions related to fund requirements
  • Ensure client month-end and reporting deliverables are satisfied
  • Work closely with clients to resolve inquiries and ensure client satisfaction.
  • Work well in a team environment to achieve common goals

What You Bring
  • Minimum 5-7 years of fund accounting experience, preferably with hedge fund or fund administrator, and at least 1 year in a leadership role
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft software
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Detailed knowledge of securities and fixed income assets. Structured products knowledge highly desirable (Term Loans, Revolvers, Delayed Draws, ABS)
  • Experience onboarding funds onto accounting systems highly desirable
  • Detailed knowledge of accounting systems (Geneva, VPM) and partnership allocations
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines without constant supervision
  • Exercises independent judgment and multi-task oriented
  • Takes initiative and ownership of job responsibilities
  • Must be able to perform essential job duties accurately and timely
  • Must adhere to deadlines and targets given

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

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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