Fund Accounting Manager Salary

Fund Accounting Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $76K per year. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men make up a slight majority of Fund Accounting Managers (54 percent) who responded to the survey. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$47,638 - $99,717
MEDIAN: $76,129

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$47,638 - $99,717  
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$43,071 - $116,776  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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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, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average. For most people, competency in Microsoft Excel indicates knowledge of Microsoft Word.

Pay by Experience Level for Fund Accounting Manager

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

The average beginner in this position makes around $56K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $82K. Fund Accounting Managers bring in $82K 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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National Average

Job Satisfaction

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


46 %
54 %

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: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 5%