DST Systems Fund Reporting Supervisor 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

Fund Reporting Supervisors have full knowledge of operational functions as it relates to semi-annual and annual financial statements, quarterly holdings reports and other required regulatory filings. They manage staff, establish work priorities, delegate projects/assignments, monitor progress, review outgoing reports, and make decisions regarding the management of staff according to established policies and management guidance.

Responsibilities

  • Perform a detailed review of assigned shareholder reports (quarterly, semi-annual and annual) for various Funds, including related footnote disclosures to determine appropriate presentation and adherence to relevant SEC and GAAP requirements, to ensure published reports are free from material misstatements.

  • Perform a detailed review of SEC filings (e.g. Form N-1A, N-Q, N-SAR, 24F-2, N-MFP) for accuracy, completeness and consistency.

  • Set appropriate deadlines for reporting cycles, allocate the correct amounts of resources for each deadline and monitor deadlines to ensure they are being met by your team.

  • Act as a liaison with other departments including Creative Services, Fund Accounting, Tax, Fund Controllers and clients.

  • Assist Fund Controllers with client and audit comments, SEC comments, issue resolution, and any financial reporting matters as they arise.

  • Manage a team of staff to meet client deadlines while providing on the job coaching, mentoring and support.

  • Work with Management to promote a culture of innovation and quality within the department and help drive a high level of engagement.

  • Assist the Financial Reporting Manager with ad hoc problem resolution and follow-up.

Qualifications

  • Minimum - 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 Finance or Accounting preferred

  • 4+ years of experience in mutual fund accounting or administration, or equivalent experience preferred

  • 1+ years of supervisory experience, including experience with leading a team of professionals, staff development, coaching and performance assessment.

  • Thorough technical knowledge of the Investment Management industry, with a focus on Mutual Fund reporting and accounting requirements.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines, to work independently and take ownership of responsibilities.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel)

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

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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.

DST Systems, Inc. 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, 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.