Fund Analyst

Employer
Highland Capital Management
Location
Dallas, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 09, 2019
Closes
Nov 09, 2019
Ref
6487484
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Fund Analyst Location: Dallas Job Code: 328 # of Openings: 1 Description
Highland Capital Management, L.P. is a multibillion-dollar global alternative investment manager. Founded in 1993 by Jim Dondero and Mark Okada, Highland operates across a variety of asset classes and structures within the alternative landscape including hedge funds, separate accounts, distressed and special situations private equity, collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), mutual funds, and ETFs. The firms diversified client base includes public pension plans, foundations, endowments, corporations, financial institutions, fund of funds, governments, and high net-worth individuals. Highland is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and maintains offices in New York, São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Singapore, and Seoul.

Description

Highland Capital has an immediate opening for a bright, hard-working individual to work in fund analysis within the Finance Department. 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
  • MPA/MBA and/or professional certifications (CFA, CPA, CMA, etc.) are preferred
  • 1-3 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 is conveniently located in Uptown Dallas in the iconic Crescent building - the heart of the Dallas financial district. 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. Highlands talented professionals share a passion for excellence, commitment to teamwork, and pride
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