Investment Accountant, AFO (SEI-Archway)
Posted on: April 17, 2019
The Fund Administration practice at SEI Archway is growing rapidly
and is seeking new members on our partnership accounting team. Our
primary goal is to provide exceptional fund administration and
outsourced accounting solutions to emerging fund managers and
private wealth management firms. As an Investment Accounting
Analyst, you will provide fund administration services, accounting
expertise and back-office processing for the accounting and
investment operations of hedge funds, private equity funds, family
offices, and private banks.
WHAT YOU\'LL DO:
Your skills in accounting will be used by pricing and maintaining
timely records for hedge and private equity holdings using various
external pricing resources. You will perform timely reconciliations
regarding Net Asset Values and provide accounting reports. You are
responsible to communicate the transactions associated with the
fund(s) and work closely with internal and external clients to
provide accurate and thorough accounting packages.
You will have the opportunity to perform portfolio accounting for
diverse asset classes, and complete partnership accounting for a
wide variety of legal structures. Your accounting expertise will
prove essential for interpreting client requests and making
decisions regarding suitable solutions to fulfill the clients
As the record keeper for the fund, you will be involved in the
coordination and support of various year-end audit engagements in
accordance with GAAP accounting standards. We will need you to
perform due-diligence to ensure clients are in compliance with
government laws and regulations.
You will correspond with external investment managers regarding
day-to-day fund inquiries including fee payments, cash position
breaks, and reconciliations. Client engagement and a dedication to
quality service is a must for success.
You will be the client expert preparing financial statements with
investment performance returns, participating in the preparation of
audit and tax data requests, and troubleshooting to solve complex
accounting issues. We are counting on you to continually manage the
client relationship, and make adjustments at their request.
We want you to succeed and look for future solutions! Through
attending and participating in various IMS and corporate
professional development sessions, you will acquire the tools to
identify processes across the division and organization. You will
have the opportunity to partner with a diverse team and grow your
WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:
BA / BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics or
equivalent work experience.
For recent graduates: minimum GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale required.
Minimum 1 year of experience with Microsoft Office required.
CPA or working towards CPA certification preferred.
Practical knowledge of GAAP and reporting standards.
Prior internship in related job function strongly preferred.
Emphasis on organizational skills and the ability to
The self-motivation and drive to monitor multiple client
deliverables without sacrificing excellence or quality
Strong written and verbal communication skills as you will
primarily support your clients through email and/or phone
Strong customer service skills as you will be communicating daily
with internal clients and your clients.
ATTRIBUTES WE VALUE:
A drive to broaden one s knowledge of the financial services
industry by learning new concepts and systems and taking the
initiative to apply it to daily work assignments.
Collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. As the needs
of our clients change, we need to be flexible to change with
Positivity and collegial approach in assisting both colleagues and
clients and the ability to work in team environment.
Curiosity, critical thinking and attention to detail: Whether it s
to identify a solution to a problem or possibly help implement a
more efficient process or procedure, your skills have a place in
SEI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER AND ALL
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION FOR EMPLOYMENT
WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX (INCLUDING PREGNANCY),
SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE,
DISABILITY STATUS, PROTECTED VETERAN STATUS, OR ANY OTHER
CHARACTERISTIC PROTECTED BY LAW.
SEI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND SO MUCH MORE
After 50 years in business, SEI remains a leading global provider
of investment processing, investment management, and investment
operations solutions. Reflecting our experience within financial
services and financial technology our offices encompass an open
floor plan and numerous art installations designed to encourage
innovation and creativity in our workforce. We recognize that our
people are our most valuable asset and that a healthy, happy, and
motivated workforce is key to our continued growth. At SEI, we re
(literally) invested in your success. We offer our employees paid
parental leave, back-up childcare arrangements, paid volunteer
days, education assistance and access to thriving employee
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