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Fund Accountant

LT Trust

in Denver CO

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s degree with exposure to finance or any other analytical course work

Minimum Job-Related Experience

  • 5+ years of related experience in financial services
  • 5+ years of related accounting experience

Job Summary

  • Prepare timely and accurate Net Assets Values, yields, distributions, and other fund accounting output for subsequent review
  • Perform daily tasks including security buy/sell tickets, packet verifications, approving wires and ACH, website uploads
  • Record accurately, and in accordance with the Department policies and procedures, such accounting records as securities positions, , and journal entries
  • Reconcile various accounts, or reviewing reconciliations prepared by others, and promptly researching and correcting any variances
  • Identify exceptions and problems affecting accounting records and prices, communicating same to management, and assisting in their resolution
  • Assist, as assigned, in preparing audit schedules, compliance reports, GAAP financial statements, or other reports
  • Write reports periodically to management on Fund activities and other related issues
  • Research, as assigned, certain securities in Fund portfolios for the purpose of ensuring proper accounting treatment (such as the nature of distributions)
  • Institutional fund accounting processes also include preparing, reconciling and distributing reports to/from marketing, separate custodians and investment management
  • Participate in regular rotation of trade processing and other accounting processes to prepare the fund accounting system for next day activity.
  • Keeps apprised of regulatory environment and rules as it relates to securities and fund accounting
  • Back up for other accountants for absences primarily in the cash and billing functions.
  • Various projects as necessary
  • Answer and resolve customer phone calls proficiently
  • Answer and resolve customer emails accurately

Decision Making / Problem Solving

  • Solves diverse problems using solid analytical skills where limited precedents or guidelines exist
  • Uses sound judgment and experience to solve complex problems based on precedent, example, reasonableness or a combination of these

Resources Managed

  • Provides supportive analysis that impacts the use of team members, but does not have authority to officially manage others
  • Participates in department planning and resource allocation

Technical Skills / Knowledge

  • Possesses excellent interpersonal, decision-making, and analytical skills
  • Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft software. (Excel – such as using Vlookups, pivot tables, “if/then’ formulas)

Minimum Competencies

  • Problem Solving:  Uses issue identification, data relation and comparison, pattern recognition, and information gathering to create analyses and make recommendations
  • Embrace Innovation:  Is creative in changing processes, systems, methods, products, structure and services
  • Customer Focus:  Understands how the department and the organization meet the needs of their customers, both internal and external. Factors customer needs into decisions, actions, and plans
  • Drive for Results:  Accurately assesses critical issues and concentrates work efforts on them to produce valued results
  • Teamwork – Participates in focused, collaborative, results-driven teams

General Knowledge of fixed income securities; US Treasuries & Agencies, corporate bonds, etc.

General Knowledge of Government Account Standard Board Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

How to Apply

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