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Team Lead - Financial Control

Information About This Job

Job Title: Team Lead - Financial Control
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago
Industry:
Salary: $85,000–$95,000
Contact Name: Ben Kinley
Contact Email: bkinley@lawsonchase.com
Job Published: 29 days ago

Job Description

The Role

The job involves working for our client’s Hedge Fund Services, a Global fund administrator, specializing in administering assets of complex hedge funds.  The successful candidate will be an ambitious self-starter who has demonstrated the ability to function as an effective and strategic member in a dynamic, fast-paced and demanding environment.  This individual will have a strong technical accounting background, experience working within the Financial Services industry and a proven track record of working well with and managing others.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of 2-5 direct reports and guide their professional development

  • Perform final reviews of month end net asset valuation packages and various quarterly regulatory filings (i.e. Form PF, CPO-PQR, AIFMD, etc.)

  • Perform final reviews of year-end Financial Statements and act as a point of escalation with external auditors and client to ensure accuracy of each fund’s annual reports

  • Act as escalation point for internal partners and external clients

  • Provide ongoing feedback and performance evaluations for both partners locally and internationally

  • Lead major technology initiatives focused on increasing the scalability of our process and providing solutions to client mandates

  • Partner with senior leadership to build a high performing team through learning, development, mentoring and recruiting

  • Lead Financial Control working groups responsible for executing strategic initiatives

  • Participate in recruitment efforts

 

Skills

  • Ability to collaborate both internally and externally to manage a project from idea to implementation

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and maintain accuracy

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other MS Office applications

  • Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively within a team environment

  • Client focused

 

Qualifications & Experience

  • A minimum of 4+ years’ experience, with managerial experience

  • Experience with Investment Management and/or Financial Services; Hedge Fund specific a plus

  • CPA designation a plus

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Accounting, Master’s degree a plus

  • Big 4 public accounting experience a plus

Ref: | Published: 24 Jun 2019