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DST Systems Senior Fund Accountant in Coral Gables, Florida

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find SS&C, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Organizational Overview

SS&C ALPS is a leading Registered Fund Services provider in the financial services industry. Founded in 1985, Denver-based SS&C ALPS, with offices in Boston, Dallas, Miami, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto also delivers asset management and asset servicing solutions through ALPS Advisors, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SS&C Technologies, Inc.

Role Overview

ALPS Alternative Investment Services is seeking Fund Accountants to join our rapidly growing private equity practice. This practice group provides fund administration services, such as fund start-up and accounting and reporting services, to private equity fund clients.

Responsibilities

  • Mentor/lead a small team of fund accountants.

  • Coordinate and review the end-to-end process of fund accounting, including booking fund transactions, position and cash reconciliations, month end valuations, corporate action processing, and production of periodic financial and investor statements.

  • Financial statement preparation and review which includes: the statement of assets and liabilities, schedule of net asset value per share, statement of operations, statement of changes in shareholders’ equity, and the statement of cash flows.

  • Ensure security types are accounted for correctly, including private investments, equities, fixed income, options, futures, fund of funds and many other derivative investments.

  • Assist Fund Accountant Supervisor with administrative and operational duties.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or equivalent experience.

  • 3-5 years of experience in any of the following; financial services, investment management, fund administration or accounting.

  • Must have previous experience with a private equity fund or as an administrator or auditor to private equity funds.

  • Strong computer skills, specifically Microsoft Excel.

  • Previous experience in leadership role a plus.

  • Working knowledge of Bloomberg, and Advent Geneva or Advent Partner, a plus

  • Strong organizational and analytical skill, with the ability to effectively summarize findings, both verbally and in writing.

  • A passion for Customer Delight.

Location:

Coral Gables Florida

SS&C 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. SS&C 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.

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.

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