Fund Accounting Team Manager
Capital Group Companies - Virginia Beach, VA

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The Capital Group Companies, Inc. is a global leader in investment management. Our businesses encompass The American Funds, one of the largest mutual fund groups in the U.S., and a globally diverse institutional investment group managing large pools of capital such as pensions and endowments. The companies within our organization independently manage more than $1 trillion in assets.

Our Global Portfolio Accounting group (“GPA”) provides superior accounting and operational services to our investors and Capital Group business partners. As a manager in GPA, you will be actively engaged in refining the operational environment that will support our business for years to come. Our environment is collaborative. You will be expected to lead cross-functional teams and collaborate with senior management to define, launch and drive critical business initiatives. As well as working with your own team, you can also expect to work with your peers to manage resources, enhance work processes, and work with others across the organization and external service providers to ensure our high standards for quality and excellence are maintained. In addition, you'll be a technical resource to your team, to peers and to other business groups by answering questions, sharing opinions and perspectives, suggesting new and creative ideas, and leading or participating on project teams.

As a fund controller in GPA, you will oversee critical business functions such as NAV calculation, financial statement generation, regulatory reporting, and income/capital gain distributions. You will recommend accounting and operational solutions for our most complex investment transactions and work with others across the organization and service providers to ensure our high standards for quality and excellence are maintained. You will play a key role to support interactions with the fund's Investment Professionals, Auditors, and Independent Directors. Hiring Criteria We are looking for self starting leaders who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, excel at working through ambiguity, demonstrate problem solving skills in a collaborative environment, and coach and develop a team of motivated associates and inspire them to achieve their highest potential.

The more you accomplish, the more opportunities we provide. Our objective is to make your development inspiring and growth oriented.

What are we looking for?

  • At least seven years experience in finance, accounting or a related field, including a minimum of two years managerial/supervisory experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required. CPA or MBA is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and motivate a team, including coaching and developing associates to achieve excellent performance
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to achieve results and lead teams in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Effective project management skills
  • A passion to innovate and drive change
  • Willingness to take risks and challenge the status quo
  • A desire to continuously learn and apply your knowledge and experience
What we’ll want to see when we meet you?

Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Your ability to engage and collaborate with others
Your ability to constructively assess your strengths and weaknesses

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The Capital Group Companies, founded in 1931, has built a business being a steady Eddy for its clients. As a rule, the investment firm...