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DST Systems Senior Fund Accountant - Alternative Investments in Coral Gables, Florida

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Role Overview

ALPS Alternative Investment Services is seeking an entry level Fund Accountant to join our rapidly growing Alternative Asset group. This group of driven professionals provides fund administration services including tasks such as fund start-up, book accounting, valuation services and investor accounting to our private equity and hedge fund clients. This is a phenomenal opportunity for someone looking to start their career in finance.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain the books of record for private equity, venture capital, loan, real estate and other types of closed-end funds

  • Maintain investor capital account records by recording capital activity and allocating fund profit and loss

  • Record general ledger entries and investment activity to support fund transaction activity

  • Reconcile transaction details and balances from the general ledger to third party supporting documentation

  • Record capital closing activities and calculate investor allocations for subsequent closings

  • Prepare and distribute capital call and capital distribution notices to fund investors

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly or annual audit ready work papers to support fund accounting records

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly or annual unaudited financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principals or the federal income tax basis method of accounting

  • Communicate with and manage client relationships

  • Provide assistance towards year-end fund financial statement audit and tax preparation services

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or 2 years equivalent work-related experience within financial services industry

  • General understanding of financial securities and markets, real estate operations and accounting

  • Strong inter-personal, organizational, and communication skills

  • Strong desire to learn and excel in a fast paced team based environment; career minded

  • Strong computer skills; Microsoft Excel, a must

  • Able to effectively communicate and manage client relationships

  • Knowledge of PEO, Advent Geneva, a plus

Location:

Coral Gables Florida

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

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