Senior Hedge Fund Accountant - SS&C Technologies


: $82,040.00 - $122,920.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Accounting

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.

This position will be based at 80 Lamberton Road, Windsor, CT 06095

SS&C Technologies Inc., a world leading provider of comprehensive investment management systems and services with over 20,000 employees is looking for experienced individuals to join the firm's Hedge Fund Services team in the role of Senior Fund Accountant. The incumbent will be responsible for every aspect of Fund processing and administration.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understanding of the hedge funds under administration (legal structure, investment objective, fee structure, liquidity provisions, etc.)
  • Understanding of securities valuation, settlement properties and attributes
  • Strong knowledge of accounting concepts and current accounting principles
  • Professionalism and responsiveness during interaction with Auditors and Tax Preparers for Funds
  • Daily supervision of one or more fund accountants
  • Staff training and development
  • Staff evaluation and review
  • Full responsibility for fund accounting process including:
  • Daily reconciliation of cash balances
  • Daily/Monthly reconciliation of investment positions and market values
  • Trade processing
  • Gathering and processing corporate actions
  • Confirming validity of corporate actions and significant price changes with independent source
  • Calculation and recording of fees
  • Review of accruals and expense items
  • Interaction with investment managers and prime brokers to resolve questions and reconciliation differences
  • Analytical review of daily and monthly results
  • Review of daily hedge fund reports prior to distribution
  • Problem identification and resolution
  • Interaction and regular communication with fund services managers and directors

Qualifications Required:

  • Four year degree in accounting or finance required
  • 2-4 years previous accounting and supervisory experience required
  • Previous industry experience with financial services hedge funds/fund of funds
  • Willingness to learn new systems, concepts and broaden knowledge in the industry
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Flexible
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Team player
  • Individual who takes initiative and ownership of assigned responsibilities
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • CPA or CPA candidate a plus


Unless explicitly requested or approached by SS&C Technologies, Inc. or any of its affiliated companies, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.

SS&C offers excellent benefits including health, dental, 401k plan, tuition and professional development reimbursement plan.

SS&C Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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