Hedge Fund Accountant

Hedge Fund Accountant
Altavista Capital – Mumbai Area, India

Job Description

The Altavista Capital Group is a hedge fund manager with offices in Mumbai and London. We currently manage global equity long short and global credit funds with about 300m USD in AUM.

We are looking to hire a smart young professional interested in building a career in the hedge fund industry. We are looking for an associate to work with us in the operations group. Position will be based in Mumbai. Compensation will be competitive.

We are looking for candidates with:

1. Strong academic and professional credentials. Chartered Accountant with 1-2 years investment experience in Fund Accounting-Operations.
2. Strong analytical capability.
3. Entrepreneurial mindset
4. High energy, self-motivated
5. Passion for building a long term career in investing
6. Reliable and control-minded, with good attention to detail.

Responsibilities:

There will be two key components of the job:

First component will be to take charge of the entire operations related work for investments and trades executed by our clients.This will include the following:
Coordinating trade execution
Reconciliation and checks after trade execution
Daily reconciliation of positions and cash balances
Monitoring all existing positions for key events e.g. dividends, interest payments, redemption, rights issues, etc.
Coordinate with all banks/ brokers/ administrators and custodians on behalf of our clients in India and abroad.
Designing and implementing back office processes to improve our efficiency and mitigate risks.
Preparing MIS reports
Calculating Daily Net Asset Value.
Monitoring transactions expenses related to custody, brokerage, and other transaction charges

Second component will be to manage finance and accounting related activities of the company. This will include the following:
Coordinating with third party service providers which provide accounting, company secretary, tax and audit services.
Coordinating with banks
Managing petty cash and deploying extra cash in FDs etc
Paying bills of suppliers on time
Coordinating filing of income tax returns for employees.

Please send your resume with a covering letter to Ashish Shah at admin @avcadvisors.com

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