Friday, October 31, 2014

Portfolio Assoc, Generalist - Newport Beach

Portfolio Associate, Generalist - Newport Beach

Position Description
:
The Generalist Portfolio Associate supports the Portfolio Management team in the Newport Beach, CA office. The responsibilities of the Portfolio Associate are to work very closely with Portfolio Managers, in addition to building solid internal relationships with Account Management and other Portfolio Associate teams across the firm’s global offices.  Additionally, the role frequently interacts with Product Management, Legal and Compliance, and Operations teams.  

Responsibilities include:
• Monitoring client portfolios’ risks, position weights and products versus client guidelines
• Re-balancing of portfolios to model/target weights
• Creating reports for risk monitoring
• Assisting in Account Transitions
• Performance and attribution analysis
• Responding to ad-hoc requests from the Portfolio Management team
 
Position Requirements:
• Advanced degree is preferred or 3-5 years of experience with a Bachelor’s degree and strong academic record with concentration in math, science, finance, economics or other related quantitative/analytical field from a leading, accredited college or university.
• Hands-on Fixed Income technical skills. Experience in a buy or sell side trade floor is a plus.
• Advanced abilities with Excel. SQL, VBA and Programming Skills are preferred.
• Outstanding analytical skills with a proven ability to solve problems on a timely basis.  
• Ability to operate efficiently in a high-pressure and time-critical environment.
• Well-refined communications skills- ability to communicate flawlessly and articulate ideas and strategies clearly, both verbally and in writing.
• Proven ability to build strong relationships with various teams.
• Enjoy working collaboratively across the organization.
 
*CLICK HERE TO APPLY*
 
PIMCO is an equal opportunity employer.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Portfolio Assoc, ST Desk, PIMCO - Newport Beach

Portfolio Associate, Short Term Desk, PIMCO - Newport Beach
 
Position Description:
Portfolio Associates must build solid internal relationships and partnerships with Portfolio Management and Account Management across the firm’s global offices.  Additionally, the role frequently interacts with Product Management, Legal and Compliance, and Operations teams. 
 
Portfolio Associates provide:
• Portfolio summaries
• Portfolio monitoring
• Performance and attribution analysis in addition to other requested analytics
 
Responsibilities include:
• Allocation of daily cash management and funding activity
• Managing real-time cash forecasting as liaison between Cash Desk and PMs
• Creating reports for risk monitoring
• Monitoring client portfolios’ position weights and product versus client guidelines
• Interacting with Compliance Department
• Assisting in Account Transitions
• Re-balancing of portfolios to model/target weights
• Generating allocation studies across a set of mandates or products in accordance with investment guidelines and benchmarks
• Responding to ad-hoc requests from the Portfolio Management team
• 12 hour work day typical; 4am PT start time
 
Position Requirements:
• 1-3 years of experience; strong, relevant internship experience acceptable
• Fixed Income technical skills and experience in a buy or sell side trade room
• Strong relationship skills and proven ability to build strong relationships with Portfolio Managers
• Well-refined communications skills.  Able to work and communicate flawlessly with experienced Portfolio Managers.  Can articulate ideas and strategies clearly, both verbally and in writing.
• Outstanding analytical skills with a proven ability to solve problems on a timely basis. 
• Proven ability to operate efficiently in a high-pressure environment.
• Enjoy working collaboratively across the organization (especially with account managers) to resolve issues.
• Advanced abilities with Excel, SQL, business objects, and Bloomberg.
• Bachelor’s degree and strong academic record with concentration in math, science, finance, economics or other related quantitative/analytical field from a leading, accredited college or university.
 
*CLICK HERE TO APPLY*
 
PIMCO is an equal opportunity employer 
 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
 

Cash Desk Assoc, PIMCO - Newport Beach

Cash Desk Associate, PIMCO -  Newport Beach
 
Position Description:
The Cash Desk is responsible for managing cash in all PIMCO accounts. The team works closely with the Portfolio Management group to determine cash needs and either invests excess cash or raises cash to facilitate funding needs. The Cash Desk has direct interaction with portfolio managers, account managers, clients, State Street IMS, and custodian banks.
 
Responsibilities Include:
Oversee the cash management process throughout the day
• Generate and analyze daily management and audit reports
• Review ways to automate and enhance current processes/models
• Multiple ad hoc reports and requests
• Work with clients, custodial bank, account managers and portfolio management group regarding client-directed cash contributions and withdrawals
• Work with short term traders to invest excess cash or raise cash
• Work with custodians and accounting group in reconciling cash balances and resolving discrepancies
 
Position Requirements:
Must possess a Bachelor’s degree and strong academic record from a top accredited institution
• Must have minimum 1-2 years relevant work experience in a trading environment. Prior cash management experience is a plus
• Highly motivated self-starter who works well independently as well as in a global team environment
• Should be flexible and comfortable in shifting workload in accordance with changing priorities
• Strong accuracy and attention to detail
• Strong leadership skills
• Ability to think quickly in a fast-paced environment
• Must be able to effectively organize and prioritize activities and perform under strict deadlines
• Extensive command of written and verbal communication and understanding of report analysis and generation
• Strong PC skills are necessary
 
*Click Here to Apply* 
 
PIMCO is an equal opportunity employer.
 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Dir of Manager Due Diligence, AssetMark - Encino

Director of Manager Due Diligence, AssetMark, Inc. - Encino, CA

Director of Manager Due Diligence
You are a self-directed, highly skilled evaluator of investment managers, seeking a company where your expertise in manager due diligence will be valued. Your quantitative and qualitative skills in multi-asset or fund-of-funds environments complement our active portfolio construction and risk management. As our next Director of Manager Due Diligence, you will play a key role in our delivery of cutting-edge investment solutions. If this sounds like a great match for your next important career move, read on to learn more.

As Director of Manager Due Diligence, based in our Encino, California, office, you will report to the Chief Investment Officer of Savos Investments and play a vital role in our open, collaborative environment. As a hands-on senior professional in our multi-strategy investment company, you will analyze and evaluate external managers and their potential impact on a variety of multi-asset class portfolios. Your experience identifying sustainable competitive advantage (or lack of such) across a variety of funds, ETFs, and separate accounts will be crucial to your success. We’re looking for an exceptional communicator, capable of handling large rooms, one-on-one meetings, and impromptu conference calls. Part of what makes this highly visible role compelling is the opportunity to develop, analyze, and source alternative and unconstrained investment strategies. As part of a cross-functional team, you will contribute to our big picture allocation decisions in addition to accomplishing your manager evaluation activities.

Our ideal Director of Manager Due Diligence will have seven or more years of manager evaluation and oversight in a multi-asset class or FOF environment. Hedge fund experience is desirable. You will have a track record of managing unconstrained mandates and absolute return objectives not tied to published indices. Your proven knowledge of a broad range of risk and return drivers, and your ability to grasp their overall impact on multi-manager product management is crucial to success in this role. You will also have five or more years of evaluating the derivatives exposure with ’40 Act funds. You have earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation; an MBA in finance or a relevant area is desirable.

The opportunity to be an integral part of Savos' success is here, waiting for you to step into your future. If you are intrigued by this exciting challenge, apply today for our thoughtful consideration.  
AssetMark, Inc. is a leading strategic provider of groundbreaking investment and consulting solutions created to serve independent financial advisors and help them make a difference in the lives of their clients. Through a consistent program of engagement, education and community-building, AssetMark brings like-minded advisors together to share their ideas, experiences and solutions. This collaboration guides our development of investment, client relationship and practice management tools that advisors can tap to help clients achieve their investment objectives and life goals.

We are always seeking bright, creative, energetic individuals who want to learn and grow with the company. AssetMark is an innovative organization, delivering the best services in the industry. We offer a rewarding work environment, competitive salaries, full benefits, and excellent opportunities for career growth. We are headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area. We also have regional offices in Chicago, Illinois, Phoenix, Arizona, and Encino, California. Become a part of our growing team today!

Link to Job Application:                http://bit.ly/ASMK-Dir-MgrDD

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Associate Wealth Manager - East Bay (SF Area)

Associate Wealth Manager - East Bay (San Francisco Area)

Title:  Associate Wealth Manager (986-1)
Location:  San Francisco Area – East Bay
Compensation:  Commensurate with experience
Summary/Responsibilities:
This client is an SEC-registered investment advisory firm that offers both asset management and personal financial advisory services, and is currently managing  in excess of $240 million of assets in separate client accounts.  Seeking an Associate Wealth Manager who wishes to work for a premier boutique registered investment advisor firm.  Opportunity to improve portfolio performance, and if currently an independent R.I.A., discontinue the hassle of compliance testing, documentation, and regulatory examinations.
Requirements:
  • 4-year degree from a respected university, majoring in business/finance
  • 10 or more existing client relationships for discretionary asset management
  • Advanced financial degree or certification such as CFA
  • No securities regulation violations or pending proceedings
  • Successful completion of Series 65 or Series 66 exam
  • Two employment references
If interested, please email your resume as an MS Word attachment to:
Kristin Pries
BCI - Financial Services Recruiting
 

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED - DO NOT CONTACT: Financial Planning Resident, Yeske Buie - San Francisco

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED - DO NOT CONTACT
Financial Planning Resident, Yeske Buie - San Francisco

The Yeske Buie Financial Planning Resident position will be a life-changing experience for the successful candidate. The Resident will learn financial planning at a leading edge firm, from a great team. (S)he will work directly with clients, preparing financial plans and reviews, and working in all aspects of financial planning, from the discovery process through to implementation and ongoing support of Yeske Buie’s Clients’ Live Big®  goals. The Financial Planning Resident will “graduate” from this position with exceptional experience that will prepare them to join an established financial planning firm or start their own practice. They will have the two years of experience required for CFP Board’s “Apprenticeship Experience” requirement (pending CFP Board approval). They will attend numerous professional association events and have the opportunity to prepare for and take the CFP Exam. Attendance at FPA Residency is a possibility for the exceptional performer.

The Financial Planning Resident will be treated and have the same expectations as other Yeske Buie employees. However, the In-Residence position will end after 36 months and the Resident will move on to find other employment. At that time, the Resident will be highly qualified for attractive opportunities in the financial planning profession. The purpose of a 36-month period is to allow for a two-month settling in period, and a 34-month period of working with clients, directly supervised by a CFP® licensee. This position is being offered by Yeske Buie in order to leverage our Financial Planning team and to help contribute to the pipeline of new planners entering the financial planning profession prepared to work with financial planning clients.

Job Duties
The job duties for this position include:
·         Meeting and working directly with the firm’s Clients in support of the firm’s Advisors
·         Taking meeting  notes, entering related tasks, gathering information and implementing recommendations
·         Communicating with clients
·         Preparing and implementing Financial Plans and Annual Updates, including maintaining Client Private Pages®
·         Implementing the firm’s Asset Management services
·         Completing Financial Planning and Asset Management research and projects
·         Designing, implementing and managing projects, with the rest of the team, in pursuit of company goals
·         Completing client service and administrative tasks such as paperwork, moving money, account openings/closings/transfers, phones, scanning/filing, etc.

Yeske Buie
Yeske Buie is a wealth management firm providing financial planning and asset management to over 200 clients around the world. Our only compensation is from fees paid to us directly by our clients. We are known nationally for our volunteer service and our Principals’ writing and presentations on topics such as Evidence-Based Financial Planning, Policy-Based Financial Planning and Financial Planning Strategy Modes.

Both Principals of the firm have served as president of the national Financial Planning Association as well as holding leadership positions in and participating in numerous projects with other professional organizations. They co-teach the capstone course in Golden Gate University’s financial planning program.

The firm has a culture of excellence, learning, team work, constant improvement and fun.

Applicants for the Yeske Buie In-Residence Program must:
·         Be trustworthy, ethical, hard-working and professional
·         Hold a degree from a CFP Board Registered Baccalaureate or Master’s Program
·         Demonstrate excellent written, verbal and technical skills
·         Be detail-oriented and able to manage tasks and projects through to their successful conclusion
·         Enjoy working as part of a team as well as be able to work effectively and efficiently on their own
·         Answer the short-essay questions below, as part of the application.

Compensation and Benefits:
·         Competitive salary plus bonus potential
·         401(k) match
·         Full array of benefits (medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, life, etc.)
·         Relocation Benefits (if applicable)
·         CFP Exam Registration and Preparation Costs (if applicable)
·         FPA Membership
·         Staff Retreats

Short-Essay Questions:
·         What would you bring to Yeske Buie that is unique and special?
·         What would you need from Yeske Buie to reach your highest potential?
·         The organizing principle that runs through all aspects of Yeske Buie is “Live Big®”. What does “Live Big®” mean to you in your life?
·         Why do you want to work for Yeske Buie?
·         Why do you want to live (for three years) in San Francisco? 


Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Senior Analyst / FoF - Los Angeles

Senior Analyst / Fund of Funds - Los Angeles

Title:  Senior Analyst / Fund of Funds
Location:  Los Angeles
Compensation:  Commensurate with experience
Summary/Responsibilities:
  • Manage the systems / process / data used by the Research Department
  • Manage the research work flow and directly manage the analysts, i.e to be their direct report
  • Responsible for the generation of reports including: Liquidity reports on portfolio investments/ Levels I, II and III fund and portfolio liquidity / Research reports on individual funds (including  regular updates on data and evaluations)  / Action Reports / Portfolio Risk Reports
  • Assist in writing fund write-ups
  • Provide the Director of Investor Relations with information for clients and for quarterly letters
  • Conduct risk analysis of the underlying funds / firm portfolios
  • Assess the impact of prospective funds on the various firm portfolios
  • Meet with existing managers in the portfolio to gain insight into their investing
  • Organize / manage the research track / process of candidate funds from identification to decision
  • Reports to the Portfolio Managers
Requirements:
  • College graduate w/demonstrated record of academic achievement
  • 4-7 years of relevant experience in an alternative investment organization (managing research for a fund of funds is a major plus)
  • CFA or CAIA charter/progression viewed favorably
  • Passion for investing/the ability to speak articulately about capital markets
  • Solid quantitative skills (statistics, finance, etc.)
  • Strong ability to evaluate the quality of prospective investments
  • Strong ability to evaluate existing investments/to monitor changes in performance/risk/reward/strategy/AUM/ staff/focus that could negatively/ positively impact investment in that fund
  • Strong organizational / managerial skills:  To work with, inspire, collaborate with, and evaluate his/her direct reports
  • Writing/verbal abilities to condense information into concise, accurate prose
  • Prior experience with fund database systems like Backstop/Cogency/Black Diamond/Pertrac
  • Self-starter/problem solver
If interested, please email your resume as an MS Word attachment to:
Julia Brown
BCI - Financial Services Recruiting

Monday, October 27, 2014

TCW, PIMCO, Western Asset, CalPERS - California

Employers with job openings:


Trust Company of the West
Allstate
TCW manages a broad range of innovative, value-added investment products that strive to enhance and protect clients' wealth. TCW clients include many of the largest corporate and public pension plans, financial institutions, endowments and foundations in the U.S., as well as a substantial number of foreign investors and high net worth individuals. 
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Pimco
Deutsche Bank

We are a global investment solutions provider with more than 2,000 dedicated professionals in 12 countries focused on a single mission: to manage risks and deliver returns for our clients.
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Western Asset Management Company
BNY Mellon

Western Asset believes in long-term, fundamental, value-oriented investing. The Firm's objective is to provide fixed-income clients with diversified portfolios that are tightly controlled and managed for the long term. By combining traditional analysis with innovative technology, Western Asset seeks to add value by exploiting these inefficiencies across eligible sectors.
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CalPERS
BNY Mellon

We administer health and retirement benefits on behalf of more than 3,000 public school, local agency and State employers. Our members number more than 1.6 million in our retirement system and more than 1.3 million in our health plans.
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Friday, October 24, 2014

Business Analyst for Securities Lending, Citi - New York

Business Analyst for Securities Lending, Citi - New York
Recruiter: Citi
Location: New York
Salary: Competitive
Date: 20 October 2014
Description
· Maintain project schedules, project financials, and meeting minutes summaries to ensure effective, ongoing communications across all team members
· Collaborate effectively with project managers to ensure project deliverables remain on track and aligned with business goals
· Understand and manage the challenges of Business Analysis
· Strategic and Tactical projects – be able to review current process and procedures in Operations and recommend enhancements that reduce time and costs. Prepare written requirements for system enhancements for Technology, testing with IT, rollout to production and providing training and procedures to Operations
· To be able to work effectively as part of a global team / share accountability and resources.
· Display insight, discretion and good judgment in making decisions and highlighting problems to management.
Demonstrate the capability for making timely decisions and recommendations.
· Display a broad range of interpersonal and professional skills. Respond positively to rapidly changing priorities and business needs and adds value in several areas.
· Capable of providing cross-coverage of other functions in the area when needed
· Comfortable in delivering material/presentations to Senior Management, internal and external clients

Qualifications
Skills:
· Excellent verbal and written skills – to both internal and external clients
· Proficient at writing and delivering presentations
· Ability to translate between Trading, Operations, and Technology
· Attention to detail and meeting deadlines
· Professionalism
· Ability to work under pressure.
· Ability to multi-task
· Ability to work in a team environment
· Awareness and correct assessment of risk and exposure issues
· Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, Project, Visio, PowerPoint
· Enterprise Analysis
· Requirements Planning and Management
· Requirement Elicitation
· Requirements Analysis and Documentation
· Requirements Communication
Solution Assessment and Validation



To apply: 
Business Analyst for Securities Lending - 20 October 2014

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Senior Fund Accountant, Hedge Funds/Private Equity – Charlotte, NC

Senior Fund Accountant, Hedge Funds/Private Equity – Charlotte, NC

Title: Senior Fund Accountant – Hedge Funds/Private Equity
Location: Charlotte, NC
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Summary/Responsibilities:
  • Review reconciliations of the fund cash/positions/securities to third party sources
  • Price the fund portfolios and post accounting entries to the general ledger
  • Review, update and process transactions related to dividends, interest, corporate actions, equities and bonds, fund shares, and portfolio purchase and sales
  • Calculate fund net asset values, including calculation and allocation of management and incentive fees
  • Analyze fund performance on a daily and monthly basis
  • Work with various products including fund of funds, equities, bonds, swaps, options, FX, and futures
  • Serve as a liaison between clients and prime brokers/counterparties
  • Perform year-end financial statement preparation for each fund’s external auditor
  • Work with all fund types including Stand-Alone, Master-Feeder, Fund of Funds and Private Equity companies and partnerships
  • Process investor subscriptions and redemptions
  • Interact daily with clients and fund counterparties, addressing any issues and concerns
Requirements:
  • A University degree in Business, preferably majoring in Accountancy or another financial related program
  • CPA or similar professional accounting designation preferred
  • 2+ years’ relevant accounting experience in one of the following areas: Public Accounting, Fund Administration, or having worked directly for a Hedge Fund or a Private Equity Fund
  • Extensive experience in the preparation of financial statements for audit
  • Prior experience accounting for different investment products such as equities, fixed income, futures and other common derivatives is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be prepared to work extended hours and public holidays as required
If interested, please email your resume as an MS Word attachment to:
Tony Pietrzak

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Asset Based Lending Sales Assoc, Wells Fargo - Santa Monica

Asset Based Lending Sales Associate, Wells Fargo Capital Finance, Santa Monica, CA
Wells Fargo Capital Finance (WFCF) offers traditional asset-based financing, specialized senior secured financing, accounts receivable financing purchase order financing, and supply chain financing to a wide range of companies throughout the U.S. 
Primary duties and responsibilities: This transaction-oriented position will facilitate the efforts of the loan originations department to evaluate and structure transactions originated by the Loan Originations Officers within the region. This is a key position with responsibilities that include analysis of prospective transactions, preparation of initial screening memorandums and participation in negotiations with prospective borrowers. In this position, the candidate will be working closely with the Loan Originations Manager and Officers, and will interact with prospective borrowers. Responsibilities include acquiring and analyzing historical and projected financial information, analysis of collateral information and preparation of collateral summaries, relevant industry analysis, competitors and other information required for the business development and credit approval process.
This position requires 2+ years of experience in commercial finance, private equity or investment banking.  The preferred candidates will have an understanding of secured lending legal documentation and ABL industry experience.  The candidate should possess a high energy level with an eagerness to learn and assume responsibility. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, the ability to multi-task and perform under pressure are imperative. Knowledge of cash flow lending and products and prior investment banking experience is a plus.
Interested candidates should apply directly by going to www.wellsfargo.com/careers then searching for job ID 5046078

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Operations Director, Triad Inv Mgt - Newport Beach

Operations Director, Triad Investment Management - Newport Beach

Triad manages equity and balanced separate accounts for high net worth individuals.  As of 9/30/14, we manage $136 million.  We have served high net worth investors since our inception in 2008, and we now reach out to institutional investors.  We seek an individual to join our team to help us manage our operations and assist us in growing the firm. 
 
Responsibilities:
·         Varied depending on what is needed by the firm
·         Handle operational, compliance, administrative roles
·         Assist with marketing and marketing support
·         Potentially assist with trading
 
Characteristics:
·         Able to handle a wide variety of job responsibilities and roles
·         Able do needed tasks in priority order and re-prioritize depending on business needs
·         Self-starting, motivated individual
·         Able to represent Triad well with clients, prospective clients and members of the community
 
Desired Background and Experience:
·         Over 5 years in the investment management profession
·         Undergraduate degree
·         Interest in establishing a long-term career with Triad as we continue to grow
 
Contact Dave Hutchison, CFA, for more details and to apply, at dhutchison@triadim.com
  

Int'l Equity Analyst, Keeley Asset Mgt - Newport Beach

International Equity Analyst Position, Keeley Asset Management Corp. - Newport Beach

Responsibilities:
Keeley Asset Management (Keeley) is a value-oriented registered investment advisor with approximately $5 billion dollars under management specializing in equities of small and medium-sized companies. Keeley offers mutual funds and separate accounts to institutional and individual clients.

Keeley is recruiting an international equity analyst to join its international value equity team in our Newport Beach, CA office.  Responsibilities include fundamental analysis of foreign companies for consideration in the international equity strategies, monitoring of existing holdings, conducting business valuations, as well as communicating with clients and prospects. The analyst will be working in close collaboration with the portfolio manager and will be expected to conduct fundamental research and valuation work across different geographic regions and industries. This position presents an early stage opportunity to progress within the investment team. 

Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Natural curiosity, open minded and a desire to learn new concepts and ideas
  • Understanding of and belief in the value investment philosophy and willingness to learn and adhere to the team’s proprietary investment process
  • High degree of personal integrity, strong self-motivation, superior work ethics, and ability to work both independently and as a part of the team
  • Ability for contrarian and independent thinking; conviction to defend his/her own and team’s ideas in front of the portfolio manager, consultants and clients
  • An MBA with concentrations in finance and / or accounting and documented progress towards the Certified Financial Analyst designation
  • 1 to 3 years of investment experience preferably working for a value-oriented equity investment management firm. A recent MBA graduate will also be considered depending on his/her passion for value investing and knowledge of the basics of corporate finance, accounting and investment analysis
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Interest and ability to travel, both within the US and overseas
  • Knowledge of valuation techniques, including experience with HOLT and understanding of the EVA and ROIC concepts, and ability to apply them to real businesses is a plus 
  • Experience in conducting business and financial analysis of companies within different economic sectors and geographic regions (a multi-country generalist) is a strong plus
If interested, please send resume to HR@keeleyasset.com

Monday, October 6, 2014

Junior Accountant for family office - L.A.

Junior Accountant for family office - L.A.
 
Title: Junior Accountant (Financial Services) (77-008)
Location:  Los Angeles, CA
Compensation:  Commensurate with experience
Summary:
This position provides accounting and administrative support for the head of a Family Office and busy executive. Duties will include production of monthly financial reports and cash flows, management of portfolio performance spreadsheets and historical files and accounts payable & receivable, as well as special projects as needed. Independent judgment and flexibility is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified workload. This role will also work with family accountants located in Chicago office.
Responsibilities:
  • Organize and maintain portfolio performance spreadsheets detailing monthly and year-to-date performance tracking of all investments in the family portfolios
  • Organize and maintain consolidated binders detailing all investments, real estate and cash holdings in the family portfolio
  • Bookkeeping: accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash flow reports, bank reconciliations, and document collection during tax season.
  • Assist Executive Assistant with filing systems as it relates to investment fund correspondence, capital statements and other investment documentation
  • Reception: Assist other staff with answering and screening calls; greet visitors; sign for packages
Requirements:
  • A minimum of an associate degree in a Business related field
  • Two years of accounting and administrative experience in the financial services or investment industry
  • Strong accounting skills and knowledge of Excel as it relates to building and maintaining performance spreadsheets.
  • Strong math skills and highly accurate data entry skills
  • Personal integrity; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong spirit of collaboration; self-starter with a good work ethic
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Proficiency in Windows and 2010 Microsoft Office Outlook, Word & Excel and Quickbooks
If interested in this opening, please email your resume as an MS Word attachment to:
Julia Brown
BCI - Financial Services Recruiting

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Tax Manager - Irvine

Tax Manager - Irvine

Our client is an excellent local CPA Tax Firm that would love to find a solid manager level tax professional with Income Tax experience. The role will pay market rate for the right candidate!

The applicant for this position should have experience with Subchapter C Corporate tax returns and with accounting for income taxes (ASC 740).

Desired Skills and Experience
• Experience in federal and state corporate income tax preparation
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting
• Multi-national, Multi-state income tax experience is a plus
• Experience with preparation or review of accounting for income tax analyses (ASC 740)
• Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
• Eye for details and high regard for quality
• Highly proficient in Excel
• Dedication to development and enhancement of team environment
• Strong tax research & consulting experience
• Able to work overtime during busy seasons
• Integrity and dependability
• CPA or pursuing CPA Certification

ContactCathy Trinh | Talent Acquisition & Recruitment Partner
F.A.I.T.H. Resources®
ctrinh@faithresources.com
http://www.faithresources.com