Fund Accounting Manager Salary

Earnings for Fund Accounting Managers in the United States come in at around $75K per year on average. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Fund Accounting Managers making up 56 percent of survey respondents. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$48,610 - $99,582

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$48,610 - $99,582  
$40.00 - $22,500  
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$44,143 - $116,587  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 113
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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.


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

Fund Accounting Managers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Accounting, Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Those proficient in Microsoft Excel are, more often than not, also skilled in Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Fund Accounting Manager

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

Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $57K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $81K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $82K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Fund Accounting Managers report making only $62K on average.

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Experience Affects Fund Accounting Manager Salaries

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Skills That Affect Fund Accounting Manager Salaries

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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.


44 %
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 75% employee benefits None: 4%