Fund Accountant
UMB Financial Corporation - Milwaukee, WI

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Energetic. Friendly. Fun. Not exactly the words that first come to mind when you think about working in the financial industry, right? We get it. At UMB we pride ourselves on being different. We operate in a team-based environment, made up of diverse associates who are passionate, innovative and focused!

We have plenty of tradition too - actually 100 years of it! We're proud of our history, stability, and proven track record of success. With over $13 Billion in Total Assets, UMB has consistently been recognized as one of the nation's best financial institutions and we currently need more dedicated and enthusiastic people, just like you!

UMB Fund Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of UMB, is a nationally respected investment services provider offering a broad array of services for mutual funds, alternative investments and separately managed accounts. Our 300+ associates service more than 200 clients with combined assets of approximately $150 billion. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, we also have operations in Kansas City, Missouri; Ogden, Utah; Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania; and Boston, Massachusetts.

Responsibilities:
Responsible for performing accounting, pricing, and reconciliation functions for client mutual funds. Complexity of assignments depends upon level of experience. Perform general ledger accounting functions. Monitor cash settlements, fund share activity, interest, dividend payments, and other cash items to ensure each fund accounts for all activity and is fully invested at all times. Enter trade information as needed, to reflect current positions in each funds portfolio. Price securities, as required, and calculate the net asset value (NAV) per share for client mutual funds. Investigate and report pricing issues. Communicate the daily NAV, prices, yields, average maturities, and daily accounting related fund information of assigned funds to appropriate sources. Reconcile key accounts and resolve all exceptions on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. Ensure compliance with SEC, IRS, and GAAP reporting regulations. Assist in the preparation of schedules-of-investment for quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports for client mutual funds.

Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting required for entry level position. Additional experience of one to six years of mutual fund accounting experience required for higher level positions. Strong organizational skills, high accuracy rate with attention to detail are necessary. Achievement oriented, exhibits initiative in a highly regulated, deadline driven environment. Ability to work independently while under tight time constraints. Excellent interpersonal communication and customer service skills; team player. Microsoft Outlook and Excel skills required.

At UMB, we strive to deliver the unparalleled customer experience, and show customers they can count on more from UMB. The same is true for our associates. You can count on more benefits, more training, more support, and more opportunity!

What you'll get:
Unique Benefit Programs : We offer a great benefits package including several unique programs like an incentive-based wellness program, parental leave, adoption assistance and health care for you, your spouse or domestic partner, your dependents and even your pets!!
Professional Development : We provide our associates with the tools they need to support their career goal - including training, tuition reimbursement and career guidance.
Community Involvement: Giving back is a big part of who we are! We support several great causes throughout the UMB footprint. We even offer Volunteer Time Off, which allows an associate to dedicate 16 hours a year to a worthy cause of their choice.
Culture of Diversity and Inclusion: We are committed to building a strong UMB by hiring talented, high-performing associates with diverse backgrounds. Maybe you simply want to work at a company where you have a voice and an opportunity to share your unique ideas.

Please visit us at umbfs.com to view a list of all available opportunities. UMB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Principals only. No 3rd parties or agencies, please.

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UMB Financial is the holding company for four UMB-branded banks serving Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and...