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Senior Fund Accountant

Company: Fisher Investments
Location: Plano
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Fund Accounting is a specialized team within Corporate Finance at Fisher Investments that works with our Institutional teams to help meet their strategic fund initiative and financial analysis needs. The team coordinates with a variety of groups in Corporate Finance, many groups within the organization and a global range of service providers.

The Opportunity:

The Fund Accounting team at Fisher Investments supports our clients in multiple ways including: providing operational accounting support through preparation of fund budgets, expense processing oversight, preparation of financial statements, assisting in global tax compliance, working on a variety of projects including investor requests - and more! The fund landscape continues to evolve and though there are processes in place, you will come in, learn, take ownership, identify areas for improvement, provide solutions and continue to build this team. As your experience grows you will take on more responsibilities and establish, own and implement projects. Reporting to the Fund Accounting Manager, you will become a liaison for other departments and progress to an expert.

The Day-to-Day:

  • Review fund financial statements across multiple countries
  • Oversee fund audits and work with auditors
  • Prepare fund budgets, variance analyses, and classification of expenses
  • Ensure accuracy of accounting and financial reporting by fund administrators
  • Review and oversee global tax compliance of the funds
  • Provide insight into business transactions and help analyze Firm accounting impact of fund activity
  • Provide accounting explanations to the business for client requests
  • Participate in business-driven fund initiatives
  • Mentor and help train junior teammates
  • Develop company procedures
  • Automate existing processes and methodologies

    Your Qualifications:
    • 5+ years Accounting and/or Audit experience
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
    • Financial statement review and preparation experience
    • Experience with financial planning and analysis

      Why Fisher Investments:

      We work for a bigger purpose: bettering the investment universe. We take great pride in our inclusive culture, our learning and development framework customized for every employee, and our Great Place to Work Certification. It's the people that make the Fisher purpose possible, and we invest in them by offering exceptional benefits like:
      • 100% paid medical, dental and vision premiums for you and your qualifying dependents
      • A 50% 401(k) match, up to the IRS maximum
      • 20 days of PTO*, plus 10 paid holidays (*17 days of PTO and 3 days of sick time for California employees)
      • Family Support programs including 8 weeks Paid Primary Caregiver leave, adoption assistance and back-up child care
      • $10,000 fertility, hormonal health and family-forming benefit

Keywords: Fisher Investments, Plano , Senior Fund Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Plano, Texas

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