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DST Systems Assistant Fund Controller in Denver, Colorado

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

That's where you'll find DST, 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

Since its inception in 1985, ALPS has evolved from its modest beginnings of servicing a single bank mutual fund client into a full-service provider to the investment management industry. Now, with more than 660 employees, over 400 clients, and an executive team that’s been in place for over 20 years, ALPS continues to actively promote all of its various business segments – from asset servicing through ALPS Fund Services to asset gathering through ALPS Distributors and ALPS Advisors. With a combination of expertise in a broad range of products and a culture built around the founders’ encouragement to “Do Things Right”, ALPS is uniquely positioned in the industry to help its clients’ structure, service and distribution of all product types.

Role Overview

ALPS offers a full-service partnership approach to a select group of clients (including mutual funds, closed-end funds, ETFs and alternative investment funds) who are all looking for truly customized service.

We offer turn-key capabilities that anchor all of the diverse resources needed to run a full-service mutual fund complex. The Assistant Fund Controller will be part of the Fund Administration team and will assist in the administration services for a set group of clients.

Responsibilities

This includes but is not limited to:

  • Review annual and semi-annual reports, assist with audits, and provide support as necessary. Review and/or prepare supporting information and perform an initial review of SEC filings (e.g., N-SAR, N-CSR, N-Q, 24F-2, N-1A,)

  • Prepare and/or review Board reports and assist in the renewal of client’s insurance policies.

  • Assist in the review of the annual operating expense budgets, review monthly expense payments, (including 12b-1 payments from the Funds) and monitor budgeted verses actual expenses.

  • Review fund expense ratios and make sure they are in line with the projected budget. Provide review of performance and other such calculations for funds.

  • Coordinate with internal teams, research issues, facilitate issue resolution, and help provide general assistance to client on accounting and reporting matters.

  • Assist and support the Fund Controller on administrative services related to each client (e.g., financial reporting, fund performance, expenses, compliance) and on any other projects as requested by the Fund Controller

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of work-related experience, or Master’s degree and 1 year of work-related experience, or 5 years equivalent work-related experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Management preferred

  • 5 years accounting or reporting experience in registered investment company industry highly preferred

  • CPA a plus

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong multi-tasking skills

  • Computer experience (Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook)

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

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Location:

Denver Colorado

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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