Senior Alternative Investments Accountant will be responsible for the finance, accounting, and operations for the assigned alternative investment funds. This position will coordinate the workflow of third party vendor's Fund Administrators, Fund Custodians, Fund Auditors/Tax Return Preparers, and other fund service providers and be responsible for resolving complex business problems and investigate inquires raised during the course of business. This position will lead accounting initiatives and projects in support of the alternative investment fund business. This position will oversee work prepared by various junior colleagues and third party vendors.
·Be the primary communication point with fund administration and finance operations groups at fund administrators and custodians.
·Oversee reconciliation of fund accounting and portfolio statements, including review of investment valuations, cash activity, operating expenses, and investor allocations
·Monitor all investment activity for fund of funds, including monitoring updates to terms of underlying fund documentation and ensure proper reconciliation by service providers and fund back-office team
·Lead the annual audit process and the preparation of financial statements for several onshore and offshore funds, working closely with the funds’ administrators and auditor
·Lead the annual tax filing process and issuance of statements K1s for several onshore partnership funds, working closely with tax preparers
·Serve as a technical subject matter expert on issues and new developments related to the portfolios and industry, particularly those accounting-related topics
·Use analytical skills to identify to analyze liquidity and cash needs
·Monitor compliance with fund line of credit covenants
·Approve and coordinate payment of product based expenses
·Assist client auditors with investment product requirements and data delivery based on needs
·Responsible for overall understanding of various regulations and their implication for Alternative Investments accounting and operations
·Review revenue and AUM calculations and reporting for alternative investments funds
Location/Region: Saint Louis, MO (63101)