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DST Systems Corporate Accountant 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:

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:

We are looking for a Corporate Accountant to assist in preparing financial statements for the ALPS Fund Services group here in Denver, CO! We’ll rely on you to provide advice to support our company’s decision-making as we strive to provide exceptional service to mutual fund clients. You will join a 8 person team, taking on accounts payable processing, revenue calculations, and account reconciliations. You should be reliable and able to communicate effectively with senior management and various departments. We also want you to be detail-oriented, and possess sharp business acumen.


  • Data entry of accounts payable invoices (purchase requisitions, AP vouchers, and check requests)

  • Resolve payment problems and invoice questions through phone contact with vendors and DST Corporate Accounts Payable team

  • Maintain historical A/P files

  • Research accounts payable payment issues

  • Act as liaison between ALPS operations teams and DST Corporate Procurement/AP groups

  • Sort, track, and create backup documents required for client billbacks

  • Prepare/calculate monthly fees

  • Create monthly fee and out of pocket billback invoices

  • Upload QuickBooks invoices to PeopleSoft

  • Send invoices to clients

  • Work with clients on AR payments

  • Research/assist payment receipts

  • Process 12b-1 wires/ACHs

  • Maintain/compile Funds daily assets

  • Prepare and upload journal entries

  • Document and update procedures

  • Account reconciliations

  • Assist with the month-end close process

  • Assist with recording revenue

  • Assist with balance sheet reconciliations

  • Assist with auditor requests

  • Assist the Corporate Accounting Managers with miscellaneous projects

  • Work with the Corporate Finance group as necessary

Requirements and preferences:

  • 1-2+ years accounting experience

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred

  • Experience with Peoplesoft Financials preferred

  • Must be thorough and detail oriented

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word & Excel

  • Advanced Excel skills preferred (pivot tables, formulas, etc)

  • Sensitivity to confidential matters

  • Ability to take ownership of projects and carry them through to completion

  • Ability to work in a team environment and interact with all employees


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.

SS&C DST is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, SS&C DST helps companies master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements.

We work with companies in some of the world’s most demanding industries where rapid shifts in consumer, regulatory, and technology trends are increasingly affecting how our clients do business. For them, keeping up in a landscape of constant change is becoming more and more complex. Through our technology, strategic advisory, and business improvement solutions we work with clients to help them stay ahead of and capitalize on customer, business, and regulatory change.

Mastering complexity is not an end-state. It’s 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.