Entry Level Accountant

  • Location
    Ewing, New Jersey
  • Category
    Accountant - Financial
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_5_849137_2876410
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary

Accounting Principals is seeking a candidate for a leading global provider in of investment processing, fund processing, and investment management business outsourcing solutions that help corporations, financial institutions, financial advisors, and ultra-high-net-worth families create and manage wealth in the Ewing, NJ.


As an entry level accountant and administrator for funds, you maintain the accounting books and records of its fund clients, acts as intermediary between the funds and their investment advisors, and prepares financial statements and regulatory reports for the funds. You will operate in a team environment and rely heavily on the use of  various software packages.

The responsibilities for this position may include some of all of the following:

• Communicating with the funds’ investment advisors and entering security trades
• Calculating the funds’ daily investable cash, expenses and income
• Processing shareholders’ activity and reconciling to the funds’ transfer agent
• Maintaining daily accounting records
• Computing income distributions and reportable yields
• Calculating and reporting the funds’ daily net asset values
• Analyzing daily changes in funds’ values in relation to broader market fluctuations
• Participating in group and departmental projects

Length of Assignment:

  • Temporary to Permanent
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    Position Requirements:

    • BS/BA degree in business, finance or related field, or the equivalent in education and work experience
    • Knowledge of the mutual fund industry
    • Strong aptitude for numbers
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Detail orientation
    • Ability to recognize potential problems and escalate them to a supervisor
    • Knowledge of the Microsoft Suite and facility with Excel for Windows



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