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.