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VP - Fund Accounting  


The Vice President of Fund Accounting is responsible for establishing and implementing the direction of the organization to accomplish our mission of providing timely, accurate, and cost-effective products and services while ensuring outstanding client and employee satisfaction. The VP will manage and develop a staff and/or function in all aspects of fund accounting responsibilities including performing supervisory procedures, oversight, problem resolution, training, hiring, development, performance management, daily prioritization, and achievement of business goals as required across a variety of group responsibilities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Build solid partnerships with clients and business partners to understand their business focus, facilitate process improvement initiatives and provide a strategic vision of how fund accountings operational environment must adapt to meet future needs
  • Maintain well-controlled processes that are designed to minimize risk and improve NAV quality
  • Engage in new product development and implementation, complex securities analysis and implementation, systems and operations effectiveness analysis, and regulatory compliance
  • Develop strategies and plans that minimize risk, satisfy regulatory requirements, and complete tasks efficiently and in a manner that enhances the customer experience
  • Provide functional area expertise, oversight, problem resolution, analysis and reporting as required in areas of accounting, trading, systems, transaction flows, industry trades, etc.
  • Lead team by providing motivation, rewarding good performance, addressing poor performance, creating an atmosphere that boosts morale, providing direction, and allocating work efficiently
  • Ensure client requests are processed within service level agreements and adhere to regulatory guidelines
  • Analyze trends associated with the functions performed by the department, considering volumes and timeliness of functions

Education and Experience:

  • 15+ years of relevant financial services experience
  • 10+ years of progressive management experience
  • A Bachelor's Degree
  • An MBA
  • A CPA is preferred, but not required
Skills and Knowledge:
  • Expert knowledge of accounting processes across the industry
  • Deep knowledge of market drivers and economic conditions and how they have an impact daily deliverables
  • Strong understanding of complex security types and fund structures
  • Deep understanding of the workings of the accounting industry including a broad industry-based understanding of accounting regulations (FAS157 and FAS161- and their impact on accounts serviced)
  • Advanced understanding of government rules/regulations specific to functional areas
  • Advanced understanding of systems and tools related to specific product lines and deliverables
  • Advanced understanding of system applications used and how they impact new products and initiatives
  • Comprehensive understanding of financial/accounting principles (including GAAP)
  • Advanced understanding of systems and transaction flows
  • Experience with process improvement and measurement
LocationMerrimack, NH
CountryUnited States of America
Employment AgencyKforce Professional Staffing, Inc.
ContactKforce Professional Staffing, Inc.
Posted Date05/23/2011 16:46:58
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