Accountant

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  • Location:

    Hackensack

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    341695

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiration date:

    09/17/2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Accountant for an opportunity with a client located in Hackensack, NJ.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide accounting, administration, and investor servicing to investment companies and their advisors
  • Provide middle and back office support to hedge funds and asset management firms
  • Trade entry into portfolio accounting system
  • Reconciliation of trades, investment positions and cash balances to external third parties (banks, prime brokers, counter-parties)
  • Resolution of trade breaks
  • Valuation of client portfolios
  • Coordinate fund expense accruals and authorizations
  • Facilitate payment of all fund operating expenses
  • Analyze fund accrual calculations
  • Posting journal entries into general ledger accounting system
  • Maintain Partnership Accounting System
  • Input and reconcile all contributions and withdrawals
  • Allocate fund level profit/loss to individual investors
  • Preparation of NAV calculations
  • Calculate and disseminate financial and performance information to clients
  • Prepare partnership investor statements for distribution to investors
  • Prepare audit schedules and year-end financial statements



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 2 to 5 years of related experience, preferably in financial service operation


Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Thorough knowledge in accounting, reporting, and analysis
  • Ability to identify and resolve/escalate complex problems with minimal guidance
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer navigation skills using a variety of software packages including Microsoft Office applications

About Signature Consultants, LLC


Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.


EEO Employer


Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.