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SS&C Technologies Hedge Fund Accountant in Boston, Massachusetts

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.

Job Description

Hedge Fund Accountant

Status: Entry-Level

Locations: Hybrid | Windsor, CT; Boston, MA; Evansville, IN; Dublin, OH; Union, NJ; New York

What the Role Involves:

Your role would be responsible for a broad spectrum of financial and accounting matters affecting Global Hedge Fund clients.

The Hedge Fund Accountant prepares and processes transactions and financial reports, and exercises sound judgment regarding the proper application of accounting principles to various transactions.

They need to practice solid client service skills and the ability to work not only independently, but also within a team, toward the timely and accurate production of client deliverables.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Analyze fund performance on a daily and monthly basis

  • Reconcile the funds positions/securities to outside sources

  • Research internal differences between the accounting and trade entry systems

  • Price the fund portfolios

  • Issue P&L reports on a daily basis

  • Calculate fund NAV’s

  • Post accounting entries to ledger

  • Perform month-end close processes/financial statement preparation

  • Work with various products including equities, bonds, swaps, options, FX, mortgages, financing and futures

  • Work with auditors to prepare and present year-end financial accounts

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related Business field

  • 0-2+ years’ experience in Accounting (hedge funds is a plus, not required)

  • Strong academic foundation in financial accounting, i.e. journal entries, cash transactions and reconciliations, non-cash activity, investment activity

  • Strong Microsoft Excel knowledge

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills

  • Positive attitude with a team player mentality

  • Good analytical skills and high attention to detail

    Why You'll Like It Here:

  • Flexible working environment: 1-2 days a week in the office, the rest of the week - office or work from home

  • Compensation: Competitive base salary plus excellent benefits

  • Your Future: Generous 401k Matching Program

  • Discounts for Employees: Fitness memberships, rental cars, cell providers & more

  • Training: Hands-on and customized by your Manager/Team, SS&C Learning Institute

  • Work|Life Balance:

  • Unlimited Flexible Time Off Policy (personal/vacation time), subject to manager’s approval

  • Sick Leave Policy

  • Paid company holidays

  • Continued Education: Tuition Reimbursement up to 70% and Professional Development up to 100%

  • Dress Code: Business Casual when you’re in the office; yes, this includes jeans

  • Opportunities: Exposure to many key business groups within the company, including regular interaction with senior management and opportunities for advancement



Unless explicitly requested or approached by SS&C Technologies, Inc. or any of its affiliated companies, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. SS&C offers excellent benefits including health, dental, 401k plan, tuition and professional development reimbursement plan. SS&C Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.