Director of Portfolio Accounting 11780

Director of Portfolio Accounting 11780

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  • Accounting
  • Boston

Director of Portfolio Accounting


Company Info: Large hedge fund based in Boston, Massachusetts.




  • Train, supervise, delegate to, and evaluate staff to maintain optimum performance of job duties.
  • Establish team goals and objectives, establish workflows and assign responsibilities for effective and efficient completion of tasks.
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of innovative processes and procedures to maintain strong internal controls.
  • Ensure accurate and timely calculations and documentation of fund NAVs and investor income allocations.
  • Act as a point of contact for the firm with the funds’ auditors and administrators.
  • Oversee the preparation of draft financial statements for funds and special purpose vehicles.
  • Oversee all aspects of operations and accounting related to private investments.
  • Involvement with fund expense accruals, allocation and payments.
  • Work with the operations group in monitoring new investments and determining the proper accounting treatment thereof.
  • Interact with the investor relations and legal groups regarding investor inquiries.
  • Collaborate with Head of Accounting to set long and short term strategic objectives for the group.




  • 15+ years of progressive public and/or private accounting experience.
  • Prior experience at an alternative investment fund manager preferred.
  • Big 4 accounting firm experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in leading, directing, mentoring and evaluating a team.
  • Excellent organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize and manage multiple processes and deadlines in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Strong GAAP knowledge with proven experience with preparation of financial statements and disclosures, footnotes and supporting documentation.
  • Experience performing audit procedures over management fees, performance/incentive allocations, investment valuations, and partnership income allocations.
  • Investment accounting experience with strong product knowledge including equities, credit, distressed securities and private investments.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to explain complex technical issues in a concise and understandable manner to non-subject matter experts, both verbally and in writing.
  • Detail oriented with a high level of accuracy when reviewing work


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