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Associate Specialist, Investor Services, AFS

Chicago, IL · Accounting/Finance
About the Company: 
The company has worked hard for more than a century to build a legacy of outstanding service, expertise, and integrity. From their roots as a trust bank to a global presence today-- with nearly 20,000 employees across the United States and worldwide-- their foundation of strength and stability helps clients grow with confidence. They are proud to be recognized for their ethical and inclusive culture. Ranked #1 for Best Employers for Diversity 2018 by Forbes, and part of the Top 50 Company for Executive Women by NAFE (2018-- for the 8th consecutive year).


Position Overview:
The job involves leading a team working for a global fund administrator, specializing in administering assets of complex hedge funds, private equity funds, and hybrids. The successful candidate will be an ambitious self-starter who has demonstrated the ability to function as an effective and strategic leader/manager in a dynamic, fast-paced and demanding environment.  This individual will have a strong technical accounting background, experience with hedge funds or private equity funds, a client service focus, and a proven track record of building and managing effective teams. 


Responsibilities:
  • Review monthly/quarterly fund investor allocations, management fee, and incentive fee calculations
  • Review fund documents in order to interpret and execute allocation requirements
  • Build allocation models to support bespoke fund and client requirements
  • Work directly with clients, including CFOs and fund controllers, for onboarding, monthly/quarterly deliverables, and escalations
  • Serve as a client escalation point for issues, providing direction and judgment calls for internal team while providing necessary client communication to resolve external issue 
  • Collaborate with other team members to build scalable operations to meet the service needs of a large portfolio of clients
  • Consistently look to streamline and automate the reporting/analytical process with the use of technology
  • Assist in building a high-performance team through learning, development, mentoring and recruiting
  • Work closely with technology resources to troubleshoot issues and scope new or desired functionality
 
Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 5 years of accounting experience  
  • Experience with hedge funds or private equity funds investor allocations, management fee, and performance fee calculations
  • Bachelors degree with emphasis in accounting
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Big 4 public accounting experience preferred 
  • Excellent Excel and MS Office skills

 
Kat Forester
ProEnlist, LLC

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