We are looking for a sharp, dynamic individual to join our Fund Accounting team as an Accounting Analyst. The Fund Accounting team is responsible for maintaining the books and records for over 35 of Millennium’s entities and for calculating both the official AUM and rates of return of the fund. In doing so, we strive to provide highly accurate data that is used as the basis for our audited financial statements and investor reporting. Day-to-day you will work hands on with management, investors and administrators to close the books on a timely basis, send out returns and work on special projects to improve processes and controls.
Ideally, you will have experience in public or private accounting working with hedge fund clients, or corporate accounting familiarity, as we would like you to assist with accounting analysis and management reporting. This role demands a keen attention to detail and the ability to multitask when it comes to competing priorities. Our firm works at an extremely fast pace, and we are looking for someone who thrives in an ever-evolving environment where an impact can be made.
Responsible for completing month-end close process, producing journal entries, and various reconciliations for various legal entities related to expenses
Coordinate expense support with fund administrator on monthly basis and auditors on annual basis
Interact with various groups within and outside of Finance, including legal and tax, for expense and budget related requests
Assist in management reporting and projects to improve overall processes and procedures
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with a strong academic record
4+ years of experience in a Finance or Accounting Role, (e.g. preferably public or private accounting background with hedge fund or administrator experience)
Minimum GPA 3.5 preferred
Excellent analytical and communication skills (both oral and written) required
Strong technical proficiency with web applications and MS Office (strong Excel and PowerPoint skills)
Ability to multi-task as well as meet short deadlines in a demanding environment
Strong interpersonal and client service skills; good team player
Solid analytical skills and judgment – strong attention to detail
About Millennium Management
Millennium is a global alternative investment management firm, founded in 1989, which manages more than $40 billion in assets. We seek to pursue a diverse array of investment strategies across industry sectors, asset classes, and geographies.
Our four primary strategies are RV Fundamental Equity, Equities Arbitrage, Fixed Income Strategies, and Quantitative Strategies.
Millennium was founded on the belief that innovation and results come from empowering talented, independent-minded individuals. To us, success is the combination of drive and discipline.