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Senior Fund Accountant (MRT)
Location
New York, NY
Function
Finance
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Position

MIO’s Finance team is seeking a Senior Fund Accountant to be primarily responsible for the accounting for the retirement trust and associated pension plans of McKinsey Retirement Trust (“MRT”). This individual should have strong accounting skills and communication skills in order to develop strong working relationship with several internal and external groups responsible for different aspects of the retirement trust and the associated plans. It is expected that the new hire report to our offices in Midtown, New York 3 days/week. COVID19 vaccination is mandatory for this position (subject to accommodation for health and religious reasons).

Primary responsibilities

  • Coordinate with various vendors and stakeholders of MRT and its pension plan
  • Own responsibility from top to bottom of all accounting and administration of the trust and plans
  • Record/reconcile and process various portfolios of the MRT and allocations to the pension plans
  • Prepare/review accounting records, financial statements, and tax returns for the MRT
  • Attain extensive knowledge of pension accounting, product offering documents, partnership agreements, and subscription documents
  • Responsible for compliance in accordance with governing statutory regulations (i.e., SEC, CFTC, NFA, IRS etc.)
  • Develop, monitor, improve, and implement internal controls and policies & procedures where necessary

This position will also provide opportunities to be involved in special projects (new products, new systems/existing system upgrades, and various process improvements) and gain exposure to the responsibilities of other groups within finance.

Desired background and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in accounting with specific expertise in trusts and pension plans
  • Experience in working through an audit process and the preparation of audited financial statements
  • Understanding of hedge fund/FoF accounting platform and basic knowledge of stocks, bonds, foreign currencies, various derivatives, and other complex instruments
  • CPA candidate or licensure is preferred, not required

The successful candidate will

• Have the ability to work independently or in a team format, depending on the nature of duties, including working with other functional areas of the organization • Have a deep understanding of accounting principles and processes, including journal entries/balance sheet/and income statement presentation and results • Possess attention to detail and time management skills with an adherence to meet deadlines and workflow while ensuring a highquality work output • Have strong communication, written and interpersonal skills and the ability to develop critical relationships with both internal stakeholders and external counterparts with various levels of seniority • Be technically sound with strong excel skills and interest in working with various accounting systems, including the general ledger system (Geneva)

MIO is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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