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Manager, Financial Reporting

at SEI Investments Company

Posted: 6/26/2019
Job Reference #: 18067

Job Description

Job ID #: P28597


Oaks, PA

Position Category:




Employment Type:


Education Required:

Bachelors Degree

Experience Required:

Minimum of 5 years

Relocation Provided:

Travel Percentage:

Position Description

Position Description

The Investment Manager Services Division (IMS) at SEI is growing rapidly and is seeking new members on our Financial Reporting team. Our primary goal is to provide exceptional administration services to our clients’ while interacting with Fund Accounting teams, auditors, printers, and other SEI personnel. As a financial reporting manager, you will manage the preparation of financial statement process for various clients in accordance with the regulatory and/or and client calendars.

What you'll do:

• In the financial reporting function, you will be responsible for managing and, in some cases, participating in the drafting of the annual, quarterly and other financial statements for clients as applicable. In addition, you will be responsible for the execution of the financial reporting process controls and will conduct internal reviews and manage the external reviews for these documents. To do this, you will oversee the financial reporting specialists assigned to you and will prepare the necessary documentation, provide to clients and, where applicable, assist in filings with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) in accordance with the regulatory deadlines.

• As a manager of the financial reporting function, you and your team will serve as points of contact for financial reporting expertise in working to ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP and, as necessary, will participate in preparing technical memorandums that document issues in a clear, logical, and all-inclusive manner.

• You will manage and / or support the fund accounting manager in the communications with external auditors on financial reporting issues to ensure proper resolution.

• You will communicate with appropriate internal teams or client teams to resolve open escalated issues and questions, reaching out to internal technology support and vendor support when necessary to resolve any production issues or system support queries.

• You will conduct performance appraisals, monthly one-on-ones with the assigned financial reporting specialists and provide career pathing and training. You will also ensure staffing requirements are met by assessing resource requirements, interviewing candidates, and hiring employees. You will provide and foster a team environment to include individual development, promotions and disciplinary action.

• We want you to succeed and look for future solutions! Through attending and participating in various IMS and corporate professional development sessions, you will be provided with the tools to identify process improvement opportunities across the division and organization. You will have the opportunity to partner with a diverse team and grow your career.

Position Requirements

What you bring to the table:

• BA / BS in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics or equivalent work experience.

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in mutual fund or alternative investment funds industry.

• Minimum of 2 years’ supervisory or management experience.

• Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel.

• Experience with financial statement preparation required.

• The self-motivation and drive to monitor multiple client deliverables without sacrificing excellence or quality.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills as you will primarily support your clients through email and/or phone calls.

• Strong customer service skills as you will be communicating daily with internal and external clients.

Attributes we value:

• A drive to broaden one’s knowledge of the financial services industry by learning new concepts and systems and taking the initiative to apply it to daily work assignments.

• Collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. As the needs of our clients change, we need to be flexible to change with them.

• Positivity and collegial approach in assisting both colleagues and clients and the ability to work in team environment.

• Curiosity, critical thinking and attention to detail: Whether it’s to coach and guide a reporting specialist, identify a solution to a problem or possibly help implement a more efficient process or procedure, your skills have a place in our business.

SEI is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

SEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and so much more…

After 50 years in business, SEI remains a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions. Reflecting our experience within financial services and financial technology our Oaks, PA office encompasses an open floor plan and numerous art installations designed to encourage innovation and creativity in our workforce. We recognize that our people are our most valuable asset and that a healthy, happy, and motivated workforce is key to our continued growth. At SEI, we’re (literally) invested in your success. We offer our employees paid parental leave, back-up childcare arrangements, paid volunteer days, education assistance and access to thriving employee networks.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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