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Fund Accountant

Alter Domus Alter Domus

Chicago, United States

Hybrid

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Fund Administration Services

This is fund accounting and administration at its finest. Where we pair end-to-end expertise with a full spectrum of integrated solutions to exceed our clients’ needs. Here, we advance what’s possible. And give you every opportunity to advance yourself in this fast-moving data-led area.

Successful Profile

What makes a successful member of our team? Check out these top traits we're looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Analytical
  • Communicator
  • Detail-oriented
  • Motivational
  • Problem-solver
  • Team player
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Culture

Our culture is unlike anywhere else. We are proud of what we have built so far – even as we continue to push our boundaries, to ensure our success in the future. Our environment is powered by a unique set of values and one deliberate mission. To perform, together. By harnessing technology and the collective intelligence of our people, we make the investment management process run smoother: transparent, data led decision making on a global scale. We are The Alternative.

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Employee benefits

The Academy

The Academy

Work/Life Balance

Work/Life Balance

Flexible Working Hours

Flexible Working Hours

Competitive packages with extra benefits depending on location

Competitive packages with extra benefits depending on location

Extra days depending on location and birthday leave

Extra days depending on location and birthday leave

Team Work

Team Work

Fund Accountant

AFA - Associate Fund Accountant

Alter Domus is currently seeking a new Associate Fund Accountant to join our Credit Fund Administration team at our Chicago, IL office.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Process and track daily cash contributions and distributions for investment fund clients;
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and complete work with little direction;
  • Exhibit time-management skills by developing and executing specific goals in an agreed upon timeframe;
  • Handle daily case activities and notices on assigned funds;
  • Obtain approval on correcting discrepancies and missing information;
  • Prepare cash and journal entries;
  • Participate in quarterly and annual audit functions; and
  • Understand the governing agreements between Alter Domus and the client.

YOUR PROFILE:

  • High-performing accounting graduate;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • CPA, or intention to obtain CPA, preferred;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage ambiguity;
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel; and
  • Background in private equity or public financial services a plus.

ABOUT US:

Independent and possessing more than fifteen years’ experience in its field, Alter Domus has become a leader in corporate and management services for private equity & infrastructure and real estate funds as well as listed and unlisted companies. Our staff of over 2,000 people also provides fund administration and financial reporting services. We mentor and develop our employees’ technical knowledge and practical skills. We also champion commitment and a customer-oriented mindset.

WHAT WE OFFER:

Alter Domus offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including a generous vacation policy, a diverse work environment, and strong global connections. As you collaborate with colleagues in our fast-paced environment, you will gain exposure to demanding and stimulating experiences that you will take with you as your career progresses. We provide a sophisticated work environment with prominent clients that will take your ambitions and talents to the next level and give you the resources and support you need to succeed. For more information, please visit:  www.alterdomus.com.

Alter Domus is an Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Hear from the team

"Alter Domus were fully supportive through my studying path, providing study support in the way of study fees and study leave, as well as some flexible working towards nearer each exam to help me manage with work/life (and exam!) balance.

Carla Walmsley, Senior Manager - Fund Services, Jersey

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