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Custody & Fund Services - Hedge Fund Accounting – Analyst

Req #: 170077973
Location: Boston, MA, US
Job Category: Product Management
Job Description:
Hedge Fund Accounting
About J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank
J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world's most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.
JPMorgan Alternative Investment Services delivers an extensive solution for hedge fund, private equity, and fund of hedge fund clients seeking independent administration and custody services or to outsource their day-to-day operations.  The Hedge Fund Accounting team has the responsibility for providing a premium quality client service to Alternative Investment Services Clients, ensuring deadlines are met at all times.
Position Responsibilities
  • Preparation/Review/Oversight of Net Asset Value Files
  • Review/Oversight of Daily Profit and Loss Calculations
  • Preparation/Review of fund, share class, and investor allocations including calculations of management and performance fees
  • Ensure all scheduled work is completed by agreed deadlines, checklists are signed and files contain all required documentation
  • Ensure that all controls and procedures outlined in the procedures manual and general company policies are complied with across all groups
  • Create, maintain and update procedures for client specific deliverables
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of our client base and building relationships with Investment Managers and other related third parties
  • Work closely with the new business team and client through the on-boarding process
  • On-going review of daily controls and communication of any new training or procedural changes to your team
  •  Work closely with your clients to resolve queries and providing first level account
  •  Work with investment operations, reconciliations, investor relations and financial reporting teams to agree with internal deadlines to ensure external client deadlines are met
  • Ensure there is appropriate back up on each fund to cover holidays, absences and turnover
  • Assist with training and coaching new team members as the group grows
  • Streamline operational processes to reduce risk and improve efficiency
  • Ensure that technology available is being fully utilized in the most efficient manner
  • Work closely with legal/compliance to ensure all funds are in compliance with the relevant regulatory authorities
  • Report to management on MIS and ad hoc that issues that may arise
  • Participate in projects
    • Bachelor degree required, degree preference is Finance, Accounting, or Economics
    • Thorough knowledge of the hedge fund environment including accounting for  investor allocations, share classes, and complex investment and securities processing
    • Superior interpersonal skills
    • Excellent client service orientation and proven ability to deal with demanding clients
    • Ability to lead and manage high performing teams
    • Strategic thinker with proven track record
    • 3+ years of Hedge Fund experience or work for Big 4 audit firms
    • Experience with private equity is a plus
    • Strong knowledge of hedge fund products
    • Strong  analytical skills
    • Strong  communication skills
    • Proven adaptability and ability to work in a high growth area
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