Fund Administrator - Assistant Treasurer

Finance New York, New York


What we do:

First Eagle is an independent, privately owned investment management firm headquartered in New York with approximately $100 billion in assets under management (as of June 30, 2022). Throughout a heritage that dates to 1864, the firm has sought to generate attractive real returns for our clients over the long term. This tradition remains central to our mission today, guided by a set of core investment tenets that sustains our culture while also allowing philosophical autonomy among our talented portfolio management teams. First Eagle’s range of actively managed equity and equity-oriented, public, and private credit, multi-asset and alternative strategies reflect our dedication to disciplined and unconventional thinking, a global perspective, and the long-term alignment of interests.

 

What drives us:

At First Eagle, clients come first, always. To deliver on this commitment, it is incumbent upon us to nurture an environment that both attracts, develops, and retains a talented, inclusive workforce, and inspires each of our employees to do their life’s best work on behalf of our clients. Inherent in this dynamic is a culture that promotes equality, diversity and respect and holds every member of the organization to the highest standards of integrity and accountability.

 

Who we are looking for:
First Eagle is seeking Fund Administrator (Assistant Treasurer) to join the New York team. The ideal candidate has public and/or private experience. They will partner closely with internal colleagues and external auditors.

 

What you will do:

  • Manage a team of two members of the Fund Administration Mutual Funds team
  • Assist in the coordination of the monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual regulatory reporting requirements through communication with the fund administrator, independent auditors and internal parties (i.e. Form N-PORT, Form N1-A, Form N-2, semiannual and annual reports, Form 10-K/10-Q, Form N-CEN)
  • Coordinate the productions calendar with the service provider and ensure all internal deadlines are met per the production calendar
  • Coordinate internally sourced documentation for all regulatory filings
  • Coordinate financial statement comments from internal and external parties
  • Coordinate the annual audit with PwC, our external auditor
  • Prepare support for prospectus and statement of additional information annual update
  • Provide oversight of third-party accounting, custody and fund administration service providers
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of internal controls and procedures for processes under your responsibility
  • Prepare and/or review quarterly board materials
  • Oversee expense payment and expense budget process with Fund Administrator
  • Oversee daily cash availability and nightly NAV movement reporting with Fund Administrator

 

The qualities you should have:

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or related field; CPA a plus
  • 5+ years of fund administration experience with a focus on accounting and regulatory reporting, especially on mutual funds and the Investment Company Act of 1940
  • Prior experience within asset management or financial services
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly with Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Focused on process automation and process improvements; working with desktop automation a plus
  • Strategic-thinker, analytical, problem solver
  • A collegial and collaborative team player capable of partnering internally and externally

 

First Eagle requires employees to be fully vaccinated to work in the office unless an exemption is approved as a reasonable accommodation in accordance with applicable law.

 

First Eagle Investment Management, LLC (FEIM) is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.  Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at FEIM, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religious belief, including dress and grooming practices, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member), or any other protected characteristic as established by law.