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Supervisor, Alternative Investment Funds (PE)

at SEI Investments Company

Posted: 11/22/2019
Job Reference #: 19088
Keywords: manager, operations

Job Description

Job ID #: P27511

Location:

Oaks, PA

Position Category:

Accounting

Department:

US HEDGE

Employment Type:

Full-time

Education Required:

Bachelors Degree

Experience Required:

Minimum of 2 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 Alternative Investment Funds Investor Services Team. Our primary goal is to provide exceptional customer service and administration servicing for our clients’ assigned hedge and private equity funds. As a Fund Accounting Supervisor, you will act as an intermediary between the funds and their investment managers and serve as the official record keeper for the funds. You will also train and supervise the accounting analysts on the team.

What you'll do:

• Your skills in accounting will be used by pricing and maintaining timely records for hedge and private equity holdings using various external pricing resources.

• You will perform timely reconciliations regarding Net Asset Values and provide accounting reports.

• You are responsible to communicate the transactions associated with the fund(s) and work closely with internal and external clients to provide accurate and thorough accounting packages.

• As the record keeper for the fund, you will be involved in the coordination and support of various year-end audit engagements in accordance with GAAP accounting standards. We will need you to perform due-diligence to ensure clients are in compliance with government laws and regulations.

• You will train and supervise the accounting analysts on systems, processing, procedures, and job responsibilities.

• You will assist in managing a team environment that encourages self-motivation, organization and drive to complete multiple client deliverables in a timely manner without sacrificing excellence or quality. Your due diligence and attention to detail during the review process of the fund accountant analysts work will be key to your team’s success while striving for error free reconciliations and reporting.

• You will correspond with external investment managers regarding day-to-day fund inquiries including reconciliations, coordinating scheduled deliverables, and escalation concerns. Client engagement and a dedication to quality service is a must for success.
You will assist the manager with conducting performance appraisals, monthly one-on-ones with the team analysts and provide career pathing and training. You will also ensure staffing requirements are met by participating in analyst interviews. You will team with the manager to 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 acquire the tools to identify processes across the division and organization. You will have the opportunity to partner with a diverse team and grow your career

What you bring to the table:

Position Requirements

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

• Minimum 2 years experience in the fund services industry, alternatives experience preferred.

• Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel.

• The self-motivation, organization and drive to complete multiple client deliverables in a timely manner 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 your clients and other service providers.

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.

• Attention-to-detail to ensure that all deliverables consistently meet the highest standard of quality and accuracy.

• 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 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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