Job Description

Fund Accounting
Job Number: 20-08982
Help drive change! Eclaro is looking for a Fund Accounting for our client in Chicago, IL.
Eclaro’s client is a leading global bank stimulating change and innovation in the industry by offering top-notch financial products and services for a wide-range of clients worldwide. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
Position Overview:
  • An ambitious self-starter who has demonstrated the ability to function as an effective and strategic member in a dynamic, fast-paced and demanding environment.
  • Will be part of Financial Control team dedicated to servicing a global, multi-strategy hedge fund with several  dollars in assets under management.
  • Will be heavily involved in year-end financial reporting responsibilities, working as part of the client's dedicated financial reporting team. Throughout the summer and fall, will be primarily responsible for ad hoc financial reporting projects as well as execution of cross-functional client projects involving process automation and enhancements.

  • Major Duties:
    • Lead the annual year-end audit process, including planning and coordination with the client and external auditors as well as internal team members, review and delivery of financial statements and footnotes, including under both US GAAP and IFRS
    • Research, analyze and document new accounting pronouncements and the impact on current or proposed transactions/policies
    • Dedicated to servicing a global, multi-strategy hedge fund with several billion dollars in assets under management.
    • Identify, develop, and execute on process improvements including major technology initiatives focused on increasing the scalability of our financial reporting processes and providing solutions to client mandates
    • Acquire content knowledge to function as the team Subject Matter Expert on financial reporting topics and act as a point of escalation to ensure accuracy and responsiveness
    • Complete quality checks and reviews on year-end financial reporting packages and reports.
    • Develop and maintain detailed process documents for financial reporting topics
    • Work collaboratively and provide ongoing financial reporting support for both clients and internal teams
    • Communicate client expectations and deadlines across business units involved
    • Consult with clients on a regular basis to ensure satisfaction
Required Qualifications:
  • Have a strong technical Accounting background, experience working within the Financial Services industry and a proven track record of working well with and leading others.
  • A minimum of 4+ years' accounting experience, specifically with multi-strategy Hedge Funds in the Investment Management space
  • CPA, CFA, or other equivalent professional certification required
  • Financial Reporting or Big 4 public accounting experience required
  • Experience preparing and reviewing US GAAP financial statements; IFRS a plus
  • Bachelor's degree with emphasis in Accounting; Master's degree a plus
  • Strong communication, relationship, and facilitation skills to work directly with clients.
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively within a team environment.
  • Executes efficiently and effectively in a deadline driven environment.
  • Able to consult with clients on a regular basis and communicate expectations and deadlines internally.
  • Highly flexible and adaptable to change in a fast paced environment
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and other MS Office applications
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and maintain accuracy
If interested, you may contact:
Adrian Miranda
Adrian Miranda | LinkedIn
Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status

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