Senior Accountant Global Asset Management Company Midtown NY 140k-155k base

•Responsible for all aspects of revenue calculations, recordings and collections for all lines of business (Retail, Institutional, SMA, etc.).
•Responsible for all aspects of Revenue Share calculations and communications (mo., quarterly, annual) with CIO’s at a detail product level
•TPA Revenues – work with global F&C colleagues to develop an efficient V&C process for analysis, reporting, calculation and payment of revenues transferred in & out of the US, at a product level.
•Perform onshore validation and control of revenue related processes and IFRS Group Reporting processes.
•Oversee Svc Provider adherence to offshore control framework for respective processes.
•Develop, train and monitor a B/S reconciliation process as required
•Oversee MFN data collection and ensure timely and accurate deliverables
•Develop an efficient, effective monthly Flash (projection) process, including commentary
•Review and approval of monthly LLC legal entity financials
•Lead/ participate in process automation/ fee harmonization projects, i.e. client billing
•Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
•CPA with large to mid–size accounting firm experience.
•15 + years corporate accounting experience.
•Asset Management experience strongly preferred
•Evidence of driving change in a finance setting with strong systems and analytical skills
•Prior experience with large financial systems; experience with SAP is strongly preferred, but not required.
•Prior experience with a Finance service provider preferred but not required.
•Ability to communicate effectively; both verbally and in writing.
•Understand big picture and how different tasks are connected
•Ability to manage multiple deliverables with flexibility
•Strong attention to detail
•Make decisions that are appropriate for this level
•Provide timely updates to Manager and escalate issues
•Strong team player
•Able to quickly interpret new and complex information
•Proficient in Microsoft Suite & Financial systems

Administrative/Office Manager Global Investment Company Midtown NY (3-5 yrs) 65k plus bonus.

•Manage team calendar. Schedule and coordinate meetings, calls and video conferences, book meeting rooms and catering.
•Assist in travel arrangements, visa applications.
•Coordinate local travel arrangements and accommodations for visiting executive guests. Manage annual meeting list/responses.
•Prepare travel reimbursement reports, check requests and work with Finance to ensure timely payments; review expense reports.
•Facility and Vendor management and checking of invoices. Manage subscriptions and memberships.
•Act as monetary authority with small company and employee expenses. Ensure compliance with Travel and Expense policy.
•Enter new funds and meeting notes, update deal pipeline and progress in eFront database. Produce eFront reports.
•Actively seek out ways to develop systems and continually service the needs of the team to ensure your time is focused on accomplishing priority objectives.
•Employee onboarding – corporate card, phone services etc.
•Assist with key priorities, maintain task list.
•Lead role in arranging team events and celebrations.
•Participate in the planning of global off-sites.
•Occasional general office duties include, but are not limited to: printing, photocopying, mailing, preparing courier packages, filing, scanning of business cards.
•Maintain confidentiality of client and employee information.
Ensure employee compliance with health and safety policies.

This position is responsible for providing administrative support for the private equity investment team. Duties include general administrative and project based work. The ideal candidate for this position will be able to assist and act in a confidential capacity, communicate well with tact and courtesy, and project a professional image through in-person and phone interaction.

Lead Operations Midtown NY Global Investment Company 130k-150k plus bonus

The primary objective of the Lead Operations U.S. will be to actively drive change to achieve operational excellence for U.S. Operations.

The Lead Operations U.S. will be vital in serving our company´s business, partnering with all the different departments and areas within the U.S. and other regions (Europe and APAC) to deliver project results in-time and in-budget to all our internal and external clients.

The scope of projects will comprise to optimize and further harmonize the sourcing strategy for Operations U.S for all upcoming regulatory and operational requirements, innovative operational solutions for new product and growth initiatives and onboarding of new investment teams and strategies. An essential part of this role will be the collaboration with Change teams from the other regions to establish best practices and to drive cross-regional initiatives.
In addition, this role will help further developing the mid- to long term Operations strategy & Operating model by closely interacting with the Global Operations Architecture team and leading respective initiatives & projects.

Leading and managing major Operations change initiatives
• Driving and supporting the continuous development, refinement and implementation of our strategic target operating model across the U.S. locations and other regions.
• Driving harmonization, consistency and economic fit of Operations U.S. business model and related change initiatives towards the Global Operating Target Operating (TOM) model.
• Lead build out of Operations Change within U.S. in close alignment with Change teams and processes established in other regions.
• Responsible for managing the Operations U.S. project portfolio
• Operations Architecture: As part of relevant TOM change initiatives designing operational architecture and ensuring alignment of systems, processes, data and providers for complex new business requirements in line with the Global Operating Model.
• Regulatory and Risk: Driving and ensuring operational regulatory compliance and risk mitigation for Operations U.S.
• Identifying opportunities for digitalization & automation and initiating initiatives to strategically transform and enhance the efficiency of the Operations value chain.
• Responsible for managing /overseeing projects to implement the TOM within project budgets (and acquiring budgets for as needed projects)
• Adhere to the correct project structures to control and monitor the project deliverables and other project artefacts (RAID, Change control) based on the overall agreed AGI project management methodology and framework

Litigation/Jury Consultant Chicago/NY/Philly $30-$35/hr

Perform all tasks associated with Jury related litigation consulting. (demographic profiling, facilitation/moderation of research panels, reporting, statistical analysis) and other related litigation consulting products. Such as: online jury research, shadow juries, jury selection, community attitude surveys, witness prep, voir dire and jury selection.

Jury Consultant Skills
Jury consultants must possess a keen insight into human behavior, motivation and decision-making abilities. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, as well as exceptional writing, speaking and presentation skills, are essential. Research is integral to the job, so candidates should have exceptional abilities in data analysis, as well as proficiency with statistical software. Knowledge of social science research methodology is important.

Pretrial Duties
Jury consultants are integral to the legal process even before a trial begins. They research the jurors’ backgrounds, create juror profiles and assist with jury selection and voir dire — the questioning of prospective jurors. Jury consultants may conduct focus groups and mock trials. They also conduct pretrial research, gather and analyze demographic data, perform statistical analyses and draft analytic reports.

Trial Duties
Developing trial strategies to help shape juror perceptions is one of the most important responsibilities of a jury consultant because it can lead to a favorable outcome. The consultant will provide insight into jurors’ body language and behavior at trial, as well as coach witnesses for the best possible presentation of facts under questioning. He may help lawyers identify arguments and develop strategies. Some jury consultants create courtroom graphics and multi-media presentations to help the attorney weave a compelling and persuasive story for the jury.

Educational and experience
Bachelor’s degree at minimum, a JD, master’s degree or Ph.D. in behavioral science, sociology, political science, criminology, psychology or another social science is preferred. Senior litigation consultant requires 5 plus years’ experience in the field. Junior level associate 2-3 years experience in the field.

Although a law degree isn’t required, a jury consultant should at least possess a firm understanding of legal procedures and terminology. Client development skills are also helpful in acquiring a strong and lucrative client base.

Technical Skills
Microsoft Office Suite, Analytical software (such as SPSS), general understanding of presentation technology.

Administrative Assistant Global Investment Company AUSTIN, TEXAS $30hr-$35/hr temp-perm

We encourage and appreciate taking the initiative, bringing forth creative ideas, and taking ownership. Candidates will also be in a team oriented group who are challenged with a diverse and high volume work load.

The following key activities are included in the role:

1. Travel Coordination and Preparation
• Work with managers to coordinate frequent international and domestic travel arrangements to multiple destinations, through our onsite AMEX travel agency according to the Travel and Entertainment Policy
• Arrange ground transportation, book hotels and manage all logistics
• Create final travel itinerary and directions along with meeting and research materials

2. Expense Reports and Approvals
• Process extremely detailed and complex expense reports through the Concur system on time
• Obtain required expense allocation approval from department heads
• Monitor and track managers’ expense reports until reimbursement
• Reconcile monthly expenses with credit card statements

3. Coordinate Client Meetings/Calendaring
• Coordinate clients meetings for managers and handle the scheduling, materials, meals/refreshments and logistics
• Confirm the final agenda schedule with all presenters
• Ensure meetings are setup as expected and without any incidents

4. Phone Coverage/Client Servicing
• Manage heavy telephone calls and respond to requests
• Create follow up correspondence

5. Project Management
• Participate in special projects
•Manage onboarding of new employees and consultants
•Find your niche and become the expert within the assistant group

Position Requirements
• 2 – 5 years of previous administrative experience supporting multiple executives preferred
• Intermediate to advanced working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook required
• Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, including exceptional telephone management and the ability to write emails
• Must be able to adapt to changing situations with minimal notice and guidance
• Two–year college degree is preferred but not required
• Soft skills: Self-starter, action oriented, quick learner, able to multitask, highly organized, excellent attention to detail, customer focused, problem solver, good follow up skills, strong relating skills, able to prioritize, team player

Administrative Assistant Global Investment Company Temp-Perm Midtown NY $30-$35/hr

We encourage and appreciate taking the initiative, bringing forth creative ideas, and taking ownership. Candidates will also be in a team oriented group who are challenged with a diverse and high volume work load.

The following key activities are included in the role:

1. Travel Coordination and Preparation
• Work with managers to coordinate frequent international and domestic travel arrangements to multiple destinations, through our onsite AMEX travel agency according to the Travel and Entertainment Policy
• Arrange ground transportation, book hotels and manage all logistics
• Create final travel itinerary and directions along with meeting and research materials

2. Expense Reports and Approvals
• Process extremely detailed and complex expense reports through the Concur system on time
• Obtain required expense allocation approval from department heads
• Monitor and track managers’ expense reports until reimbursement
• Reconcile monthly expenses with credit card statements

3. Coordinate Client Meetings/Calendaring
• Coordinate clients meetings for managers and handle the scheduling, materials, meals/refreshments and logistics
• Confirm the final agenda schedule with all presenters
• Ensure meetings are setup as expected and without any incidents

4. Phone Coverage/Client Servicing
• Manage heavy telephone calls and respond to requests
• Create follow up correspondence

5. Project Management
• Participate in special projects
•Manage onboarding of new employees and consultants
•Find your niche and become the expert within the assistant group

Position Requirements
• 2 – 5 years of previous administrative experience supporting multiple executives preferred
• Intermediate to advanced working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook required
• Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, including exceptional telephone management and the ability to write emails
• Must be able to adapt to changing situations with minimal notice and guidance
• Two–year college degree is preferred but not required
• Soft skills: Self-starter, action oriented, quick learner, able to multitask, highly organized, excellent attention to detail, customer focused, problem solver, good follow up skills, strong relating skills, able to prioritize, team player

Mutual Fund Administrator Midtown NY 85k-90k

Mutual Fund Administration
•Review financial statements of various closed end, open end and alternative investment funds
•Monitor and analyze revenue and expense of the funds (dividend projection and expense analyses)
•Communicate with outside vendors, internal departments (Marketing, Compliance, Product, Performance, Legal) and management.

Role & Responsibilities
•Review and prepare various regulatory filings – annual, semi-annual reports, Forms N-CSR, NCEN and NPORT, Proxy, Prospectus, SAI and 24F-2
•Quarterly reporting to mutual fund Board of Trustees.
•Preparation of Section 19 notices, earnings press releases, stale pricing reports, leverage calculations and dividend projections.
•Interact with all levels of management, independent Auditors, Portfolio management team, Legal, Product, and Compliance and with the various support groups within the department to accomplish organizational goals.
•Establish, build and sustain relationships with service providers such as custodian & accounting agents and transfer agents.
•Collaborate work with other members of the department to provide backup and support for the Fund Administration group

Experience / Qualifications & Skills
•5 + year experience in mutual fund accounting and/or fund administration
•Good organizational skills with ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously
•Strong communication skills
•Ability to resolve issues and conflicts independently
•Excellent computer skills

Senior Administrative Assistant Midtown NY $35/hr (70-80k)

This position is responsible for providing administrative support for several investment teams. Duties include general administrative and project based work. The ideal candidate for this position must be able to assist and act in a confidential capacity, communicate well with tact and courtesy, and project a professional image through in-person and phone interaction. Reporting to CIO
•Answer and screen telephone calls; when appropriate, refer or direct calls to appropriate parties
•Prepare, type, and edit documents using Microsoft Office
•Schedule and coordinate meetings and appointments, arrange conference calls and video conferences, book meeting rooms, coordinate catering requirements with hospitality department
•Greet and assist visitors
•Coordinate domestic and international travel arrangements, prepare travel itineraries
•Coordinate local travel arrangements and accommodations for visiting executive guests
•Prepare travel reimbursement reports and check requests and work with Finance to ensure timely payments; review expense reports
•Maintain hard copy and electronic filing systems
•Proactively seeks out ways to develop systems and continually services the needs of the team to ensure time is focused on accomplishing priority objectives
•Facilitate and track communications internally and externally
•Assist with key priorities, maintain task list
•Follow-up on meetings and assist with deliverables
•Maintain contacts directory, personnel files and records
•Perform general office duties to include, but not limited to: printing, photocopying, faxing, mailing, preparing courier packages, filing
•Maintain confidentiality of client and employee information

This position will support multiple departments, including US Fixed Income, Global Fixed Income, and other associated individuals as needed.
•Minimum 2 years administrative experience; Bachelor’s degree highly preferred
•Strong Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
•High degree of integrity, confidentiality, initiative, accountability, and strong work ethic
•Excellent communication skills in person, on phone, and by email and voicemail
•Strong proofreading and grammatical skills
•Ability to prioritize and manage multiple on-going tasks and projects
•Attention to detail and quality of work product

Receptionist Midtown NY 35k-45k

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

•Welcomes clients and visitors in person or on the telephone in a professional manner.
•Operates Cisco telephone system in accordance with Firm procedures.
•Answers all incoming calls, making sure clients reach correct destinations.
•Takes accurate messages and delivers messages promptly via e-mail as directed by lawyer or secretary.
•Coordinates conference room schedules (including video conference room) and visiting attorney offices.
•Communicates catering needs to catering or appropriate department timely.
•Assists with car and travel reservations.
•Schedules meetings, including conference rooms and informs catering, IT and others as needed.
•Registers visitors utilizing building security system.
•Corresponds with Facilities regarding temperature control in conference rooms.
•Assists with loaner access cards and ensuring timely return.
•Covers message center and evening hours.
•Provides back up support to Receptionist team.
•Performs other office-related tasks as assigned by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•Strong interpersonal skills, pleasant telephone manner, professional demeanor and appearance.
•Strong customer service skills.
•Good communication skills.
•Punctuality and dedication to job a must.

Executive Assistant Global Investment Company Midtown NY 80k-85k DOE

Coordinate and attend departmental meetings; handle agenda, minutes and follow-up tasks;
• Assist with coordinating calendars for internal and external scheduling of meetings;
• Assist with event planning;
• Perform administrative tasks such as expenses, phone coverage, conference room booking, ordering supplies, travel coordination, check requests, etc.;
• Assume additional tasks and responsibilities as required; willingness to help across teams within the institutional group is required
Highly organized, resourceful, detail-oriented person who is comfortable working both independently within a team environment
• Experienced in Outlook calendar functions
• Excellent in Microsoft software products including: Word and PowerPoint
• Able to handle multiple assignments; knows how to prioritize; understands and adheres to standards of confidentiality
• Excellent technical skills; must be able to learn various software systems
• Self-motivated, personable and able to communicate effectively with senior professionals
• 7 years+ experience working in the financial services industry and/or Institutional investment advisory experience preferred.
• Excellent (written and verbal) communication skills
• Bachelor’s degree preferred