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Accounting Analyst (2018-6816)

Camas, WA, United States
Finance
2018-6816

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Job Description

Overview

 

Are you looking for a new challenge to support a growing financial business? Are you a problem solver who prides themselves in analyzing and digging into complex accounting questions? Do you thrive in working collaboratively with both internal and external clients? Are you driven to be a strong business partner and provide the business with key materials and recommendations to keep up with the pace of growth? If so, we are seeking to add a new member to our dynamic Fund Accounting team in Camas, Washington and you may be a great fit!

 

What You Bring Day to Day:

  • Strong technical accounting knowledge and experience
  • Financial statement review and preparation experience
  • Highly organized with the ability to efficiently and accurately manage multiple projects
  • Proven abilities in researching and resolving problems
  • Develop and maintain courteous and effective working relationships with internal and external clients, vendors and/or any other representatives of external organizations
  • Ability and desire to work in a collaborative, team environment
  • Aspire to become a subject matter expert, to share gained knowledge with others through training and by providing feedback during reviews
  • Completes tasks on time with minimal supervision
  • Strong attention to detail

 

Your Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accuracy of accounting and financial reporting by fund administrators
  • Prepare and/or review fund financial statements
  • Oversee fund audits and liaise with auditors
  • Liaise with other teams within Corporate Finance to provide insight of business transactions and help analyze Firm accounting impact of fund activity
  • Provide accounting and tax explanations to the business for client requests
  • Work with Tax Team to understand implications of their research of tax rules and application to funds
  • Mentor and help train a team of accounting associates 

The Team:

  • Collaborates with outside fund administrators
  • Reviews and/or prepares financial statements across multiple countries
  • Prepares fund budgets and ensures proper coding of expenses
  • Understands a variety of fund structures offered and ensures global fund tax compliance
  • Participates in specialized and complex projects
  • Works with the business to implement diverse projects to support the firm’s long-term strategic goals
  • Develops, implements and maintains company policies and procedures
  • Automates and improves existing processes and methodologies

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting (or related discipline), or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • 3-5+ years of Accounting and/or Audit experience
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • CPA, or public accounting experience preferred
  • International accounting, fund accounting and/or tax experience preferred
  • Experience with an international money manager or similar financial services business preferred

Why Fisher Investments:

Fisher Investments is a different kind of investment firm. We don’t come from Wall Street, nor do we believe we fit in with most of the finance industry, and we’re proud of that. We work for a bigger purpose: bettering the investment universe. From unmatched service to innovative perspectives on investing, it’s the people that make the Fisher purpose possible. After all, it’s our people that enable us to offer the level of service that we do. And we invest in them accordingly, offering exceptional benefits like:

    • 100% coverage of premiums for health, vision and dental insurance
    • A 50% 401(k) match, up to the IRS maximum
    • 20 days of PTO*, plus 9 paid holidays
    • And much, much more 

We also provide a cumulative, continuous learning and development framework customized for every employee. This emphasis on personal and professional growth has yielded an award-winning work environment; we’re Great Place to Work Certified, and The Oregonian named us as a 2017 Top Workplace with the best benefits!

 

But in the end, it’s not the perks that keep people here. They stay because they believe in our mission of service—our employees want to make a difference in an industry that can do better.

 

* California employees accrue up to 17 days of PTO and 3 days of sick time per year.

FISHER INVESTMENTS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

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