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DST Systems Sr Fund Accountant - Hedge Funds in Denver, Colorado

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 a Senior Fund Accountant to join our rapidly growing fund administration practice. This practice group provides fund administration services, such as fund start-up and accounting and valuation services, to our hedge fund clients.

Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of fund accountants in all aspects of fund administration

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

  • Financial statement preparation and review 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 equities, fixed income, options, futures, and many other derivative investments

  • Deliver training on all aspects of fund accounting

  • Assist Fund Accountant Supervisor/Manager with administrative and operational duties such as staff supervision, recruitment, and all administrative related duties

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance

  • A minimum of three to five years of experience in financial services or accounting firm ideally in

  • Leadership skills a plus

  • Previous experience with a hedge fund or as an administrator or auditor to hedge funds, a huge plus

  • Understanding of securities and financial markets

  • Strong computer skills, specifically Microsoft Excel, a must

  • 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

  • Attentive to details and both quick and accurate in handling them

  • A “Go Beyond” attitude and approach to dealing with clients

Location:

Denver Colorado

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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