Mutual Fund Accountant Resume Samples

A Mutual Fund Accountant takes responsibility for all aspects of the daily accounting tasks in the mutual funds or institutional funds. Major roles and responsibilities seen on the Mutual Fund Accountant Resume are – preparing timely and accurate Net assets values, distributions, yields, and other fund accounting output; recording accurately and following the department policies and procedures; reconciling various accounts, reviewing reconciliations prepared by others; identifying exceptions and problems affecting accounting records and prices; assisting in preparing audit schedules, writing reports, participating in a regular rotation of trade processing and other accounting processes in the fund accounting systems.

The nature of the job demands the following skills and abilities – demonstrable organizational skills; analytical skills; the ability to work under pressure, basic knowledge of accounting concepts and principles; and excellent working knowledge of accounting systems of mutual funds. A Degree in the field of finance is commonplace among job applicants.

 

Mutual Fund Accountant Resume example

Mutual Fund Accountant Resume

Headline : As a Mutual Fund Accountant, responsible for monitoring and analyzing fund expenses and preparing financial statements. To contribute to the success of an organization while continuing to develop my financial, Interpersonal, negotiating, and analytical skills.

Skills : Financial Services, Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis.

Description :

  • Determined the timing of income, expense accruals, dividends, and distribution rates for the funds.
  • Researched and verified income exceptions and/or discrepancies using Bloomberg.
  • Processed corporate actions (tender offers, stock splits, mergers, spin-offs), and capital stock transactions.
  • Entered general ledger and daily account activity (purchases, sales, income accruals, fee computations).
  • Monitored/verified daily trade activity for all funds in the group using Excel macros (75+ funds).
  • Posted fixed income assets (Treasury Bills and Money Market) for all funds in the group.
  • Responsible for maintaining the books and records of the mutual fund. Calculated the daily net asset value and daily income factor.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MBA


Mutual Fund Accountant Resume

Summary : Mutual Fund Accountant 20+ years in the Finance / Mutual Fund Industry. Extensive experience in project management, technical support, reporting, and process improvement. Recognized as a highly motivated, detailed, and focused team player committed to exceeding productivity goals.

Skills : Strong Problem-Solving Skills, Attention to Detail.

Description :

  • Recorded daily security transactions. Calculated daily cash availability.
  • Reconciled cash balances to custodian records.
  • Recorded daily capital share activity. Reconciled balances to transfer agency.
  • Reviewed daily market valuations and investigated unusual variances.
  • Recorded cash receipts and disbursements (dividends, interest, and expenses).
  • Assisted with month-end close to ensure the accuracy of financial results.
  • Posted adjustments to the accounting system for accurate calculation.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.S. In Business And Finance


Mutual Fund Accountant Resume

Headline : As a Mutual Fund Accountant responsible for ensuring that model accounts and collective funds are properly reconciled and valued on a daily basis. In addition, to fund accounting, the Fund Accountant is responsible for triaging any after-hours trade questions or issues raised by institutional/intermediary clients.

Skills : Teamworking Ability, Communication, and Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

  • Processed and verified trade activity for assigned funds (long-short, long-only, and fund of funds).
  • Provide accurate and timely Net Asset Value reports daily.
  • Performed daily reconciliations/reviews of mutual funds to assure all bookings.
  • Maintained communication with various account contacts including overseas liaisons.
  • Managed various types of mutual funds account for the Investment Advisor.
  • Maintained the general ledgers of at least five mutual fund portfolios daily per GAAP and SEC regulations. Prepared journal entries, cash, and cost.
  • Processed security transactions and maintained security master files. Recorded capital share activity and expenses in accordance with administrative.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MBA

Mutual Fund Accountant Resume

Summary : Over 15 years of experience providing customer support in a mutual funds reconciliation operations environment with an unwavering commitment to customer services. My goal is to win customer loyalty, resolve complex issues, listen attentively, solve problems creatively, and use tact and diplomacy to find common ground and to achieve win-win outcomes.

Skills : MS Office, Attention to Detail, Financial Analysis.

Description :

  • Oversaw the daily workflow and escalate any issues to management.
  • Facilitated and /or participated with system enhancements, testing, and running projects.
  • Completed trend analysis and provide feedback to internal departments.
  • Completed interdepartmental review of accounts and provide feedback timely and professionally.
  • Identified, created, and delivered continuous process improvements.
  • Performed daily audits of all reconciliation.
  • Participated in the annual audit of the funds by providing auditors with requested documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
AABA In Business Administration

Mutual Fund Accountant Resume

Headline : As a Mutual Fund Accountant, responsible for the accurate and timely calculation of the Net Asset Value (NAV). To work both individually and in a team structure handling investment portfolio accounting, acting as liaison with clients, interacting with outside auditors, custodians, clearing brokers, and internal constituents.

Skills : Technically Proficient In Advance Microsoft Office, Communication, and Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

  • Interfaced daily with the President, Treasurer, and Controller.
  • Compiled daily P&L reports for the Block Operations, and Over the Counter Departments.
  • Calculated, verified, and processed daily income and expense accruals ensuring accuracy for NAV and dividend distribution computations.
  • Worked with peers to prepare a quarterly review of all managers and funds.
  • Prepared monthly reconciliation of assets, liabilities, capital, income, and expense accounts.
  • Assisted in the development of training materials, economic market reviews, and newsletters.
  • Reconciled daily account balancing responsibilities according to established procedures and deadlines.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Mutual Fund Accountant Resume

Headline : Self-motivated service-focused professional seeking to leverage both experience and education as a financial analyst. A detail-oriented and organized individual who exemplifies professionalism, and an ability to manage multiple projects at any given moment. Demonstrated history of sound financial management, while ensuring customer satisfaction and a positive company image.

Skills : Project Management and Planning, Team Management, Market Research, and Analysis.

Description :

  • Created cash projections on each fund on a daily basis.
  • Produced and verified daily financial statements, prepared proofs of account balances entered and monitored general ledger activity using an online financial reporting system (PAS).
  • Researched failed trades and or redemptions/subscriptions on each fund.
  • Calculated gain/loss on futures trades.
  • Researched any errors made by the custodian.
  • Calculated dividend amounts and ensured proper booking of corporate actions such as stock splits and mergers.
  • Prepared board of director reports, management fees, and performance fee calculations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Finance

Mutual Fund Accountant Resume

Summary : A competent and committed Accountant and Financial Analyst with demonstrated success in budget analysis and financial management. Over 15 years of experience combining cross-functional competencies in all phases of accounting, tax calculations, financial statement reporting, and compliance and audit procedures.

Skills : Customer Service, Excel, CRM, Financial Analysis.

Description :

  • Reconciled cash and assets on a daily basis for fixed income securities.
  • Monitored the accuracy of the processing of fund transactions, resolution of exception items, and resolved all out of balance errors.
  • Performed troubleshooting on trade problems and fixed income funds.
  • Reviewed the pricing of domestic and foreign securities for the fixed income group.
  • Prepared timely and accurate Net Assets Values, yields, distributions, and other fund accounting output for subsequent review.
  • Calculated management fees, 12b-1 fees, and SEC yield on a monthly basis.
  • Developed and tested new operational procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
M.S. In Accounting & Financial Management

Mutual Fund Accountant Resume

Summary : Experienced Mutual Fund Accountant with a background in the banking and financial services industry seeking a position where my skills, education, and financial experience can be utilized to contribute to the success and productivity of your organization while enhancing my professional and personal development.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Portfolio Management, Investment Management.

Description :

  • Executed mutual fund trades, pricing of securities, and balancing accounting for mutual fund activity.
  • Reconciled mutual fund holdings between custodian banks and internal systems.
  • Liaised with custodians, traders, and Fund Administrators regarding various operational activities.
  • Handled settlement issues for various trade transactions.
  • Calculated and ensured the accuracy of various calculations such as expense ratios, expense accruals, cash projections, fund shares updates (including security corporate actions), and income accruals.
  • Reviewed schedules of investments and financial statements for semi and annual reports.
  • Processed and reviewed invoices daily, generated check/wire request memos and received authorization for payment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Finance

Mutual Fund Accountant Resume

Headline : Highly organized, dedicated, and committed to professionalism. Review and analyze fund accounting operational procedures, processes and problems and propose systems changes to increase productivity and efficiency and decrease the risk.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Project Management and Planning, Team Management.

Description :

  • Verified portfolio positions, costs, individual prices; establish the securities correctly on the appropriate pricing system.
  • Oversaw mutual fund investment guideline compliance relating to the prospectus.
  • Identified and resolved exceptions affecting accounting records and prices.
  • Verified prices after the market close on a daily basis using Bloomberg.
  • Provided recovery analysis and support for price breaks and assisted with a solution.
  • Responsible for performing and monitoring the processing of daily transactions for funds. Confirmed and inputted daily bond and future trades.
  • Performed financial reporting duties for several mutual funds, primarily reviewing semiannual and annual reports and sec form n-q.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS In Management

Mutual Fund Accountant Resume

Headline : To work in an industry where my passion and attention to detail are utilized to help focus on issues related to financial risk management and analysis, billing, collections, and client retention.

Skills : Financial Management,Strong Problem-Solving Skills, Attention to Detail.

Description :

  • Ensured to update and monitored the daily trading, general ledger activity, and pricing of funds.
  • Reconciled fund records to custodians, transfer agents, and portfolio groups.
  • Prepared and re-conciliated daily trial balances for assigned funds.
  • Prepared daily and monthly reconciliations.
  • Assisted with coverage of other funds and projects as needed.
  • Prepared daily cash reconciliation with custodian bank, reconciled bank statements to prior day cash projections and provided daily investment reports.
  • Performed adherence to controls to ensure all fund transactions were accounted for in an accurate and timely manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Business Administration