Fund Accountant

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States Full-time

Fairview Investment Services Description

Fairview Investment Services is an independent accounting and administration firm that offers services to domestic and offshore private funds. We offer integrated operational support that combines fund accounting, participant recordkeeping, portfolio analysis, performance measurement and compliance services. By delivering the combined power of our distinctive management capabilities, Fairview Investment Services provides a wide range of administrative strategies and vehicles to our clients

 

Why Fairview Investment Services?
At Fairview, our strength lies in our people and in our client relationships. We excel based on the self-motivation, ambition, and drive of our employees. We seek exceptional candidates who embrace challenges, welcome increasing responsibilities, and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment that exposes them to team interaction, an intensive sales and quantitative analysis process, and a philosophy of providing unparalleled service to our customers and clients. At Fairview, we look for outstanding candidates in all business areas, whether they are entry-level applicants or experienced professionals.

We work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment which offers a great opportunity for career growth. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits including health insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, 401k, Health Savings Plan, long-term disability and life insurance.

For more information visit www.fairviewinvest.com

 

Job Description/Responsibilities

 Under general supervision, prepares quarterly, semi-annual and annual shareholder reports utilizing the application of accounting and financial principles, theories and concepts, researches financial reporting disclosure requirements, SEC and other regulatory filings or ad-hoc requests for an assigned group of mutual funds.

  • Prepares financial statements in accordance with requirements to be included in mutual fund quarterly, semi-annual and annual shareholder reports.
  • Researches, addresses and follows-up on comments and questions received on the financial statements.
  • Uses computer applications in performing day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Prepares or reviews financial information for the annual updates to the funds’ registration statements in addition to any subsequent filings.
  • Financial information includes: fee tables, expense examples, advisor compensation, yield information and financial disclosures for the Statement of Additional Information.
  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of the overall structure of a mutual fund as well as the management company and the related companies and other third parties that provide services to the mutual fund.
  • Prepares Proforma financial statements for proposed fund mergers and other ad-hoc financial reporting requests, as required.
  • Works on special projects, as assigned.

 Desired Characteristics include the following:

  • Financial reporting experience in the mutual fund industry is preferred.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with a variety of individuals are required.
  • Solid understanding of accounting and financial principles as it applies to financial reporting issues.
  • Strong analytical skills and proficient in reviewing financial data.
  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines and concentrate on detailed information.
  • Ability to utilize computer equipment and software, specifically spreadsheet applications.
  • Ability to cooperate and contribute in a team environment.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would provide the knowledge, skills and ability required in performing the job.
  • Designation as a Certified Public Accountant is preferred.
  • Basic understanding of accounting principles.
  • Two years of related work experience is preferred.

 

EEO Statement

Fairview Investment Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Fairview Investment Services complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting