Investment Accountant

US-PA-HARRISBURG
Job ID
2017-1325
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

ABOUT THE FIRM

PFM is a national leader in providing independent financial advice, investment advisory services, and management and consulting services to local, state, and regional governments, non-profit, and other institutional clients. We are proud to help our clients meet their financial challenges with a broad array of products backed by unquestioned professionalism and outstanding service. For more than 40 years, PFM has believed that the client’s interests always come first. Service is our top priority in everything we do, and it is delivered in every relationship following our core principles of Independence, Initiative, and Integrity.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

The Investment Accountant is an integral team member who will be responsible for all daily accounting functions of institutional portfolios, coordinating with trading operations, client service team, custodian banks and auditors. 

Responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

General

  • Calculate performance in accordance with industry guidelines
  • Investigate and resolve reconciling items with custodian banks
  • Perform data integrity checks
  • New account set up & maintenance
  • Assisting clients and client managers with portfolio inquiries
  • Daily & monthly accounting software processing
  • Preliminary client statement reviews
  • Preparation of custom client reports

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in finance, accounting or economics
  • Prior experience with accounting for fixed income investments, cash and securities reconciliations, bond math calculations, and financial statement preparation are pluses.
  • Experience with mutual fund/multi-asset class accounting
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and collectively as part of a team
  • Solid analytical and quantitative skills
  • Experience with MS Excel
  • MS Access/MS SQL or other related databases and investment orientated software a plus

 

COMPENSATION

This position is a non-exempt position eligible for overtime pay.  PFM’s total rewards package includes competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package.  PFM also offers participation in a profit sharing and 401K program.

 

PFM is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and maintains a drug-free work environment.

 

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