Financial Reporting and Operational Risk (FROR) Senior Accountant
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 21389
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FINANCIAL REPORTING AND OPERATIONAL RISK (FROR) SENIOR ACCOUNTANT, MIT Investment Management Company (MITIMCo), to join a growing team and be primarily responsible for the preparation and review of daily risk reporting, monthly validation of administrator-produced NAV packages, monitoring of regulatory thresholds and the resultant preparation of regulatory filings, supporting the tax preparation cycle and aiding in the review of the resultant returns, and maintaining the operational due diligence cycle. Will also support ad hoc requests. Responsibilities include analyzing and distributing daily risk report for multi-billion-dollar investment partnership, noting any threshold breaches; validating management and incentive fees for separately managed accounts, funds of one, and other fund structures; assisting with the review of monthly NAV packages; monitoring regulatory reporting thresholds that trigger filings; assisting with the preparation and review of regulatory filings; assisting with the migration of books and records from current fund administrator to a successor; facilitating operational due diligence of external managers throughout the investment life cycle; reviewing and approving investment-related expenses submitted for reimbursement; assisting with the analysis and marketing of closed-end fund positions for the secondary market; and other duties as requested.
REQUIRED: bachelor's degree in accounting or related area; four years' accounting experience within a financial services firm; demonstrated understanding of investment management and financial statements; strong Microsoft Office skills, including advanced-level proficiency with Excel; familiarity with data manipulation tools; strong data analysis, research, communication, and writing skills; ability to work with exercise independent and sound judgment minimal supervision, prioritize own work, meet tight deadlines, work under pressure, and adjust to shifting priorities; attention to detail; and excellent problem-solving skills for resolving ambiguous, complex, and multivariable problems. Job #21389-8
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