DST Systems Senior Fund Accountant in Miami, Florida
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.
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.
ALPS Alternative Investment Services is seeking Senior Fund Accountants 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.
Supervise 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
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
A minimum of three to five years of experience in financial services or accounting firm
Previous experience in supervisory role, leadership skills a plus
Previous experience with a hedge fund or as an administrator or auditor to hedge funds, a 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
Able to travel for 2 weeks of training in Florida
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.