Corporate Accountant
Job Opportunity at Joseph Michaels International

Posted on Jan 7

http://www.josephmichaels.com    800-786-1099

Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4171158

CPA needed for Hedge Fund...

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review daily, weekly, and monthly break materials for quality controls and accuracy for client consumption

  • Lead internal sessions with various shared service teams to prepare for monthly break meeting and participate in client facing meeting on monthly basis

  • Work closely with internal and external shared service teams to problem solve and scope new and existing projects aimed to decrease breaks

  • Drive project plan, assist with testing and escalate issues prior to implementation

  • Serve as point person on ad-hoc requests between the Reconciliation and Control teams, internal shared service teams, and client counterparts  

  • Review daily checks performed by offshore team members over the integrity of the reconciliation data and promote ways for further efficiencies/improvements of reporting these checks

  • Participate within working groups responsible for executing strategic initiatives



Knowledge / Skills:

  • Excellent grammar, written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent Excel and MS Office skills

  • Ability to collaborate both internally and externally to manage a project from idea to implementation

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and with accuracy

  • Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively within a team environment

  • Client focused

  • Strong trading operations knowledge



  • A minimum of 2+ years’ experience
  • Experience with Investment Management and/or Financial Services; Hedge Fund specific a plus

  • CPA designation a plus

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Accounting, Master’s degree a plus

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