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Fund Accounting Manager Salary

Fund Accounting Managers in the United States take home an average $73K per year. Men working as Fund Accounting Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$45,358 - $96,562
MEDIAN: $73,212

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$45,358 - $96,562  
$78.30 - $20,608  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$44,864 - $107,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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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

Survey results suggest that Fund Accounting Managers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Accounting, Windows Operating System General Use, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are 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.

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 $82K. Fund Accounting Managers bring in $80K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $62K.

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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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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Excel
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Microsoft Office
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.


42 %
58 %

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: 96% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 2%