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Fund Accounting Manager Salary

For Fund Accounting Managers, annual average wages total $75K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$46,631 - $98,200
(Median)
$47K
$75K
$98K
MEDIAN: $74,591
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$45,550 - $110,804  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 122

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Job Description for Fund Accounting Manager

Fund accounting manager positions are commonly available in the financial industry, especially with investment groups and banks. These jobs are generally not entry level and require at least three to five years of experience in a related field, with some positions requiring a specific background in fund accounting. In addition, most companies require candidates to be certified public accountants (CPAs) or chartered financial analysts (CFAs). A master of business administration (MBA) or other relevant degree is frequently required or preferred as well.

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Fund Accounting Manager Tasks

  • Ensure work complies with both company and government regulations.
  • Perform account reconciliation and review accounting records, identify discrepancies, and determine their cause.
  • Prepare and review of financial reports and statements detailing the status of funds.
  • Supervise the work of accounting department staff.

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Popular Skills for Fund Accounting Manager


Survey results suggest that Fund Accounting Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Accounting, Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people experienced in Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Fund Accounting Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $56K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $81K. Fund Accounting Managers see a median salary of $83K after reaching one to two decades on the job. For some reason, Fund Accounting Managers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $62K.

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Experience Affects Fund Accounting Manager Salaries



National Average
$79,000

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Entry-Level
up arrow 29%

Skills That Affect Fund Accounting Manager Salaries

Accounting
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

National Average
$79,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 3%