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Fund Accountant (2017-4872)

Fund Accountant (2017-4872)

Location 
US-WA-Camas
Category 
Accounting & Finance
Job ID 
2017-4872

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Are you looking for a new challenge to support a growing fund business? Do you pride yourself in working collaboratively with the both internal and external clients? Do you thrive off of being a business partner and providing the business with key materials we need to keep up with the pace of growth? If so, we are seeking to add a new member to our dynamic team and you may be a great fit!

 

We are looking for you to bring the following to the table:

  • Highly organized with the ability to efficiently and accurately manage multiple projects
  • Completes tasks on time with minimal supervision
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven abilities in researching and resolving problems
  • Develop and maintain courteous and effective working relationships with internal and external clients, vendors and/or any other representatives of external organizations
  • Ability and desire to work in a collaborative, team environment
  • Aspire to become a subject matter expert, to share gained knowledge with others through training and by providing feedback during reviews

You will be working with a great team that is challenged to:

  • Collaborate with outside fund administrators to review, reconcile, and analyze books and records
  • Review and/or prepare financial statements and coordinate audits
  • Prepare fund budgets and ensure proper coding of expenses
  • Understand the Fund structures offered and ensure global fund tax compliance
  • Participate in specialized and complex projects
    • Work with the Finance team to implement diverse projects to support the firm’s long-term strategic goals
    • Develop, implement and maintain company policies and procedures
    • Automate and improve existing processes and methodologies

We are seeking a team-player to assist with the above and specialize in:

  • Research tax rules and regulations on fund tax and investment tax compliance in multiple jurisdictions
  • Interpret tax laws and regulations and apply to ensure compliance.  Maintain current knowledge of, and adheres to federal, state and local tax laws.
  • Determine effects of business activities on taxes and develop strategies for minimizing tax liability.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting (or related discipline) required, or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Preference to:

  • CPA, or public accounting experience
  • 3-5+ years progressive experience in Fund Accounting and/or Tax Compliance
  • International accounting and/or tax experience
  • Experience with an international money manager or similar financial services business

 

Fisher Investments is an equal opportunity employer.