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Fund Accountant, Operations Solutions

Company: IHS Markit
Location: Dallas
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description: S&P Global Markit Intelligence is seeking an experienced and motivated Fund Accountant with exposure to an investments type general ledger or sub ledger system to facilitate daily client deliverables within the WSO Accounting Services group. The individual will be responsible for managing client inquiries and providing support for the WSOWeb outsourcing platform. Regular duties will include facilitating journal entries, assembling financial statements and troubleshooting or answering questions about account balances, journal entries or general portfolio data. Additional responsibilities include partnering with other S&P Global teams and partners as we continue building our WSO Accounting Services business to produce a high-quality solution for customers with specific fund accounting, shadow accounting and fund administration needs. Candidates must have experience directly interfacing with customers and working through difficult questions in real time. They must possess a working knowledge of syndicated and/or private credit with direct exposure to fund accounting and general financial reporting. Candidates should be creative, thoughtful and able to solve problems by challenging the status quo. Duties & Accountabilities

  • Manage day-to-day client inquiries including the orchestration of workflow and timely resolution between internal teams. Inquiry types include data reconciliation and validation, financial data delivery including asset performance, fund accounting and other investment reports. On occasion, this person will also be responsible for coordinating team task deliverables and client communications. Clients include Asset Managers, Banks, Hedge Funds, Mutual Funds, and Insurance providers.
  • Assist with construction of financial reporting deliveries to new clients as we build out our business, and provide accounting expertise both internally and externally
  • Prepare daily, weekly, monthly ad-hoc performance and risk reporting for the funds as well as collaborate with fund administrators, custodians, brokers and trustees during NAV calculations and ensuring data integrity.
  • Capture and report client statistics, trends, and metrics based on a series of quantitative measures (e.g. Assets Under Management).
  • Prepare billing reports based on clients' contractual schedules. Includes the presentation of trend/profitability analysis to Senior Management and Finance
  • Provide overall support and customer service to entirety of Services clients; ensuring team coverage model of 7am-7pm CST is in place and operating daily
  • Assist all team members with as needed daily project management, data validation, and data deliverables.
  • Have a creative mindset to continuously assess and streamline existing work-flows to create uniformity and efficiency across the board. Education & Experience
    • BA or BS from accredited institution required with a CFA or CPA preferred
    • 3+ years of experience in business, finance or accounting preferred
    • Working knowledge of GAAP and IFRS principles preferred
    • Experience with financial reporting, general ledger and fund accounting
    • Commercial awareness within the syndicated and/or private credit market
    • Excel experience valued (i.e. Macro, V-Lookup, Charts, Pivot Tables, etc.)
    • Exposure/understanding of financial concepts/investment markets, with preferences made to those with a background in the Financial Services industry
    • Strong work ethic - organized, detail oriented, analytical, and a desire to learn and improve upon existing workflows
    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work independently and multi-task in a complex, fast-paced and deadline-driven environment
    • Strong customer service/support mindset
    • Strong communication and relationship management skills
    • Highly responsible individual contributor willing to work towards team objectives
    • Strong interest in financial and fund accounting concepts ----------------------------------------------- Equal Opportunity Employer: S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person. US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.

Keywords: IHS Markit, Dallas , Fund Accountant, Operations Solutions, Accounting, Auditing , Dallas, Texas

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