State Street Hedge Fund Accountant – 6 Month Contract Temporary in Toronto, ON

State Street

Branch Toronto ON CA

Hedge Fund Accountant – 6 Month Contract
Toronto, ON

Research and resolve differences between accounting and trade entry systems daily. We recognize that highly skilled, engaged and productive employees are…

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State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) is the world’s leading provider of financial services to institutional investors including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. With $27.48 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $2.38 trillion in assets under management as of March 31, 2014, State Street operates globally in more than 100 geographic markets and employs 29,530 worldwide. For more information, visit State Street’s website at http://www.statestreet.com/ .
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With more than 29,530 employees across 29 countries, at State Street, our people are our greatest asset. We recognize that highly skilled, engaged and productive employees are essential to our success. Our company values reflect our commitment to employee engagement, Global Inclusion and corporate social responsibility — to help you build a fulfilling career. Around the world, we aim to be an employer of choice by offering competitive compensation and benefits, personal and professional development opportunities, and a work environment that promotes a diverse array of people, ideas and skills.
We’re a company that insists on, and rewards, performance excellence. We know our success hinges on attracting the best people to join us — people like you.
State Street supports flexible work arrangements where determined feasible, consistent with business and operational needs. Subject to an individualized assessment of these considerations, roles may be identified as potentially suited for a flexible work arrangement. Requests for a flexible work arrangement can be made upon hire. All employees at State Street have the ability to request flexible work arrangements, with the final decision based solely on business discretion and subject to management approval. More information is available here .
We encourage you to explore the possibilities that a career at State Street can offer you.
State Street is committed to embracing diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Description de poste

Calculate and validate a daily and/or weekly and/or monthly Net Asset Value (“NAV”) for your assigned funds
Reconciled cash daily (no unresolved discrepancies)
Reconcile the portfolio positions
Accrue income and expenses
Analyze the profit and loss statement
Analyze and validate position market values
Review and verify corporate action bookings
Post accounting entries to the general ledger
Review and validate the partner/shareholder allocation calculations, including management and incentive fee calculations
Research and resolve differences between accounting and trade entry systems daily
Assist with month-end close process
Assist with financial statement preparation (monthly and annually)
Assist in preparing working papers and enquiries related to the annual audit
Periodic financial reporting for Fund of Hedge Funds (i.e. Statement of Assets and Liabilities and Statement of Profit and Loss)
Generate other ad hoc financial reports as required
Review and understand the fund’s offering memorandum and verify that offering memorandum agrees to fund set up and ensure that ongoing operations adhere to offering memorandum details

Develop relationships with:
Your team through effective interactions and information gathering
Supporting departments by responsiveness to queries and effective interactions when requesting information
Customers through accurate NAV reporting and developing superior industry knowledge through training, observing and reading
Investment advisors/managers through accurate NAV reporting
Underlying Hedge Fund Administrators through accurate, complete and timely reconciliations
Continually strive to improve team interactions, communications and dynamics

Personal development:
Initiate, propose and implement improvements to process and operations
Ongoing education of leading hedge fund industry developments (review of written materials and discussions with all team members)
Ongoing personal education by attendance at State Street and IFS training sessions (target: 60 hours of training per year)


Your Requirements:
Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Previous experience in either fund of hedge funds or single manager funds is required
CFA, CGA, CMA, CAIA or Public Accounting experience a plus
Preference for accounting for investments and related procedures and controls
Working knowledge of excel and word
Excellent communication skills
Ambitious and energetic
Strong work ethic
Organized and detail-obsessed
A passion for learning and growth

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State Street Job ID: 143421

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Location: Toronto, Canada

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-21
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