Fund Accountant (Entry Level)

Accounting Edison, New Jersey


Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Perform daily accounting for mutual funds using automated general ledger, reconcile monthly schedules, prepare expense budgeting, etc.  Prepare financial statements and reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing various financial data. Perform additional responsibilities/projects as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Calculate daily Net Asset Value of funds
  • Research variances for internal reporting
  • Network with other departments to ensure accounting accuracy
  • Participate in internal audits
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts on a monthly basis
  • Assist in the preparation of Shareholder Reports

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • College degree in Accounting

EXPERIENCE AND BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proficient in Excel
  • Attention to detail and accuracy a must
  • Strong organizational and follow-up abilities
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Strong sense of teamwork and initiative
  • Motivated, focused and strong desire to learn
  • Ability to work overtime as needed

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

  • Office

Foresters Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer