Role : Assistant Controller Fund Accounting
Department : Finance
Locations : Montreal, London, New York
Squarepoint is a global investment management firm that utilizes a diversified portfolio of systematic and quantitative strategies across financial markets that seeks to achieve high quality, uncorrelated returns for our clients.
We have deep expertise in trading, technology and operations and attribute our success to rigorous scientific research. As a technology and data-driven firm, we design and build our own cutting-edge systems, from high performance trading platforms to large scale data analysis and compute farms.
With offices around the globe, we emphasize true, global collaboration by aligning our investment, technology and operations teams functionally around the world.
Position Overview :
The candidate must be comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment with an ability to deliver high quality work in collaboration with colleagues in different offices and service providers in different time zones.
Review calculation of estimated and final NAVs for a group of hedge funds, including FX classes of investors, side pockets and SMAs
Ensure management and performance fees / allocations are calculated in accordance with PPMs, IMAs, and side letters.
Review fund operating expenses prepared by fund administrator and provide comments / changes
Process expense payments related to the funds and review allocations based on the expense allocation policy
Review of fund administrator-prepared annual financial statements, and liaise with external auditors and fund administrator regarding financial reporting and timely issuance of financial statements
Compile information for due diligence requests from investors and counterparties, assist with other ad hoc
Implement systems, processes and procedures to improve efficiency while maintaining adequate internal control environment
Required Qualifications :
Experience working on credit market funds
Public or a mixture of Big 4 & private accounting experience; 8+ yrs. of fund accounting experience
Experience with investor and partnership allocations and related software (i.e. Backstop, Hedgetek, Investran, etc.)
Exceptional analytical skills
Strong attention to detail
Team player with excellent communication skills.
Ability to multitask