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Robert Half Senior Fund Accountant in Chicago, Illinois


To apply to this hybrid role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

You know what’s awesome? Chicago Summer. You know what else is awesome? A high-paying job that respects your work-life balance so you can enjoy your Summer. This role has perks that are unmatched by its competitors. Plus, this position doubles as a fast-track career advancement opportunity as they prefer to promote from within.

Other Responsibilities

Please note this position description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the candidate in this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may evolve or change over time.

  • Responsible for the investment accounting and operational activities related to investment entities managed by the enterprise.

  • Coordinate with other team members and outsourced providers in the delivery of accurate and timely accounting and financial reporting.

  • Actively seek opportunities to provide structure and improve operations to support the office, including outsourced providers.

  • Performs daily accounting and monitoring procedures for investment portfolio.

  • Assist with the development and execution of accounting procedures and controls for investment funds.

  • Responsible for reconciliation procedures.

  • Maintain organized financial records and work papers.

  • Help implement and execute internal controls.

  • Generates individual, combined and consolidated investment accounting and performance reports.

  • Contribute by providing financial reporting and analysis for management team and investment team decision making.

  • Utilize the available account aggregation, reporting and risk metrics/analytics capabilities in customizing the services and data to the desires of key stakeholders.

  • Assist with supervision and coaching of staff accountant.

  • Assist the Head of Finance and Accounting by overseeing projects to ensure they are completed in a timely fashion and within budget.

  • In addition to the above responsibilities, this role will also assist the Head of Finance and Accounting with daily office operational, finance and accounting activities tasks on a needed basis.

    Requirements • Must possess a minimum of 5 years of experience in the field of accounting

• Comprehensive knowledge of Account Reconciliation, Balance Sheet Reconciliation, and Bank Reconciliations is required

• Proficiency in handling General Ledger and Journal Entries

• Must be adept at using Microsoft Excel for financial calculations and data management

• Experience with Month End Close procedures is essential

• Familiarity with NetSuite, Oracle, and SAP accounting software is desired

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are necessary

• Must hold a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field

• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification is a plus

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

• Ability to meet deadlines and manage time effectively

• High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.

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