Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Part time
Posted:
9/30/2018
Job Category:
Accounting
Fund Accountant (Part-time)
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Job Description

Highland Capital Management, L.P. is a multibillion-dollar global alternative investment manager founded in 1993 by Jim Dondero and Mark Okada. A pioneer in the leveraged loan market, the firm has evolved over 25 years, building on its credit expertise and value-based approach to expand into other asset classes. Today, Highland operates a diverse investment platform, serving both institutional and retail investors worldwide. In addition to high-yield credit, Highland's investment capabilities include public equities, real estate, private equity and special situations, structured credit, and sector- and region-specific verticals built around specialized teams. Highland is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and maintains offices in New York, Buenos Aires, São Paulo, Singapore, and Seoul. For more information visit highlandcapital.com.

Highland Capital has an immediate opening for a bright, hard-working individual to work in fund analysis within the Finance Department on a part-time basis. This highly interactive position will work with portfolio managers, traders, legal, tax, external auditors, Wall Street brokers/bankers, and senior partners at the firm. The individual will have the opportunity to be involved with fund accounting, financial reporting, tax reporting, performance analysis, finance, collateral management, and risk reporting for mutual funds, hedge funds, private equity funds, and/or separate accounts. Please apply only if you reside in Dallas or are interested in relocating to Dallas, Texas.

Responsibilities

* Primary responsibility for review of investment and financial reporting for a variety of funds
* Manage administrators and auditors during the annual financial statement audits
* Prepare daily, weekly, monthly, and ad-hoc performance and risk reporting for the funds
* Manage fund administrators, custodians, brokers, and trustees during the NAV calculation process
* Oversee treasury, collateral management, and other operations processes
* Control design and documentation
* Coordinate and address appropriate research requests

Qualifications

* BBA/BS in Accounting required, from a top-tier school
* CPA required
* 1-2 years of experience with a Big 4 accounting firm, investment bank, or the financial services industry with focus in treasury, finance, fund accounting or corporate accounting
* Strong organizational skills with ability to work independently and multi-task in a complex, fast-paced, and deadline-driven environment
* Excellent work ethic and professional habits
* Must operate with a high sense of urgency
* Advanced MS Office skills, accelerated verbal and written communication skills

Compensation & Benefits

Highland offers a competitive base salary and bonus based on experience and performance. Highland offers a generous benefits package that includes an industry leading health insurance plan with no employee premiums or deductibles and a 401(k) plan with employer match. Highland's talented professionals share a passion for excellence, commitment to teamwork, and pride based on the firm's track record in the alternative investment industry. Highland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.