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Investment Accounting Analyst, Finance & Operations
Job ID #: P28046 Location: Indianapolis, IN
Position Category: Accounting Department: ARCHWAY
Employment Type: Full-time Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Experience Required: No experience required Relocation Provided:
Travel Percentage: 0

Position Description

The Fund Administration practice at SEI Archway is growing rapidly and is seeking new members on our partnership accounting team. Our primary goal is to provide exceptional fund administration and outsourced accounting solutions to emerging fund managers and private wealth management firms. As an Investment Accounting Analyst, you will provide fund administration services, accounting expertise and back-office processing for the accounting and investment operations of hedge funds, private equity funds, family offices, and private banks.

What you'll do:

• Your skills in accounting will be used by pricing and maintaining timely records for hedge and private equity holdings using various external pricing resources. You will perform timely reconciliations regarding Net Asset Values and provide accounting reports. You are responsible to communicate the transactions associated with the fund(s) and work closely with internal and external clients to provide accurate and thorough accounting packages.

• You will have the opportunity to perform portfolio accounting for diverse asset classes, and complete partnership accounting for a wide variety of legal structures. Your accounting expertise will prove essential for interpreting client requests and making decisions regarding suitable solutions to fulfill the clients’ needs.

• As the record keeper for the fund, you will be involved in the coordination and support of various year-end audit engagements in accordance with GAAP accounting standards. We will need you to perform due-diligence to ensure clients are in compliance with government laws and regulations.

• You will correspond with external investment managers regarding day-to-day fund inquiries including fee payments, cash position breaks, and reconciliations. Client engagement and a dedication to quality service is a must for success.

• You will be the client expert – preparing financial statements with investment performance returns, participating in the preparation of audit and tax data requests, and troubleshooting to solve complex accounting issues. We are counting on you to continually manage the client relationship, and make adjustments at their request.

We want you to succeed and look for future solutions! Through attending and participating in various IMS and corporate professional development sessions, you will acquire the tools to identify processes across the division and organization. You will have the opportunity to partner with a diverse team and grow your career.

What you bring to the table:

• BA / BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics.

• For recent graduates: minimum GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale required.

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.

• CPA or working towards CPA certification preferred.

• Practical knowledge of GAAP and reporting standards.

• Prior internship in related job function strongly preferred.

• Emphasis on organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.

•  The self-motivation and drive to monitor multiple client deliverables without sacrificing excellence or quality.

•  Strong written and verbal communication skills as you will primarily support your clients through email and/or phone calls.

• Strong customer service skills as you will be communicating daily with internal clients and your clients.

Attributes we value:

• A drive to broaden one’s knowledge of the financial services industry by learning new concepts and systems and taking the initiative to apply it to daily work assignments.

•  Collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. As the needs of our clients change, we need to be flexible to change with them.

• Positivity and collegial approach in assisting both colleagues and clients and the ability to work in team environment.

• Curiosity, critical thinking and attention to detail: Whether it’s to identify a solution to a problem or possibly help implement a more efficient process or procedure, your skills have a place in our business.

SEI is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

SEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and so much more…

After 50 years in business, SEI remains a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions. Reflecting our experience within financial services and financial technology our offices encompass an open floor plan and numerous art installations designed to encourage innovation and creativity in our workforce. We recognize that our people are our most valuable asset and that a healthy, happy, and motivated workforce is key to our continued growth. At SEI, we’re (literally) invested in your success. We offer our employees paid parental leave, back-up childcare arrangements, paid volunteer days, education assistance and access to thriving employee networks.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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