Median pay for Fund Accounting Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $81K annually. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Fund Accounting Managers. Women make up a slight majority of Fund Accounting Managers (56 percent) survey respondents. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$51,951 - $117,206
MEDIAN: $80,932

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$51,951 - $117,206  
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$48,509 - $122,482  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Fund Accounting Manager

Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Accounting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use and Accounting. Most people familiar with 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.

Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $56K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $84K. On average, Fund Accounting Managers make $83K following one to two decades on the job. 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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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.


56 %
44 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 11%