Senior Fund Accountant
- 1133 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA
About The Rock Creek Group:
Rock Creek is a leading global investment firm that applies cutting-edge technology and innovation to investments. We strive to generate returns and be at the forefront of change through public and private market investments in developed, emerging and frontier markets.
Investors need deep global and diversified talent and experience behind their investments. Our team has extensive training and experience in a broad array of investment disciplines: portfolio construction, asset management, due diligence, risk management, compliance, trading, operations, information systems, theoretical and applied mathematics, physics, law and economics. We come from all over the world, and we are proud of our diversity in national origin, gender, culture, and life experience. We share a deep conviction that able, energetic, and principled professionals can achieve outstanding results.
We strongly value openness, transparency, partnership, and knowledge sharing. Many of our colleagues have been CIOs, investment team professionals, and board and investment committee members of foundations, pension plans, and sovereign funds. We are all keenly sensitive to the complexities and needs of institutional investors and to the importance of accountability, responsibility, and governance.
Key role within the accounting team
responsible for the Emerging Markets Equities strategies that primarily invest
in funds, international equities and equity derivatives.
Perform daily and monthly reconciliation of
positions, cash, and valuation with third-party administrators and custodians.
Calculate daily and monthly investment portfolio
performance using accounting systems and service provider data.
Ensure accuracy and proper accounting treatment
of investment activities including valuation/pricing, subscriptions and
redemptions, commitments, payments to/from underlying funds, accounts
receivable/payable, distributions, equalization, cost reconciliation, realized
and unrealized gain/loss, corporate actions, and other activities.
Verify accounting treatment of investor
activities including contributions and withdrawals, calculation of asset-based
fees and expenses, allocation of income/loss and expenses, calculation of
performance fees, NAV computation, and series accounting.
Assist with the annual audits of the portfolios which
include preparing financial statements, working with independent auditors, preparation
of audit confirmation requests, calculation of financial highlights, and other
Handle other ad-hoc requests such as investor
requests, audit confirmations, and other assigned tasks.
Knowledge of pricing and valuation of listed international
equity securities and derivatives including – equities, futures, forwards, and
Understanding of US GAAP for investment
Experience in maintaining trial balance and
general ledger entries related to investment portfolio accounting.
Experience in using accounting software such as
Eze PMS or any similar investment accounting software.
Fully proficient computer skills, particularly
using information databases, internet/intranet services, and working knowledge
of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Demonstrated ability to apply good judgment specifically
as it relates to identifying issues in a timely manner, good problem-solving
skills and prioritization of workload to meet deadlines.
Excellent team player with a positive attitude,
good work ethic, willing to take on additional responsibilities as needed, and
take a proactive approach to ensure the success of the team as a whole.
Great interpersonal skills to interact well with
co-workers, external clients and third-party service providers.
Ability to work capably under time constraints
with limited supervision, effectively multi-task and work efficiently to meet
Proficient in English with good communication
skills. Knowledge of additional languages is a plus.
Undergraduate degree in finance or accounting
Professional certification: CPA/CFA is a plus
Consistent with our belief that our team members are our most valuable asset, The Rock Creek Group offers a competitive benefits package.
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance, dependents eligible
- 401(k) retirement plan with company match
- Paid time off, sick leave and company holidays
- Wellness programs including an onsite gym and meditation program
- Healthy snacks and beverages
At the Rock Creek Group, all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a thorough background investigation that includes, but may not be limited to, a credit and criminal background check and verification of education. employment and salary history.