Staff Fund Accountant II
Invesco - Houston, TX

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Job Purpose (Job Summary):
Under immediate supervision, calculates and analyzes all financial data relating to an assigned group of mutual funds.

This includes the reconciliation and preparation of various work-papers and financial reports.

Key Responsibilities / Duties

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Calculates daily net asset values (“NAVs” and distribution rates for the mutual funds (including multiple classes.

Transmits this information to NASDAQ and other required users.

Analyzes all factors which may impact the NAV and escalates issues as appropriate.

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Maintains the funds’ books and records.

This includes reconciling all general ledger accounts. Works to resolve issues relating to the funds with the appropriate parties.

Performs research and analysis on cash discrepancies and dividend and interest income accrual/collection.

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Prepares work-papers and related schedules for annual and semi-annual shareholder reports and annual audits in accordance with SEC and GAAP requirements.

Works with the external auditors in answering Fund questions.

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Calculates the funds’ monthly SEC yields including analysis of changes from previous month.

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Assists in special projects for Fund Accounting as assigned.

Working Conditions:
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Normal office environment with little exposure to noise, dust and temperatures.

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The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to 10 pounds is also necessary.

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Normally works a regular schedule of hours, however hours may vary depending upon the project or assignment.

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Hours may include evenings and/or weekends and may include 24 hour a day on call support by cell phone.

Qualifications

Work Experience / Knowledge:
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Previous accounting experience is preferred..

Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required:
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Interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with a variety of individuals are required.

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Must have a fundamental understanding of accounting and financial principles as it applies to accounting entries, general ledger maintenance, recurring account reconciliations, and financial reporting.

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Must have the ability to quickly learn unfamiliar concepts in a fast-paced environment (e.g. candidate will be required to develop a complete knowledge of multiple class accounting, and knowledge of a variety of investment vehicles that can include, but are not limited to, options, futures, swaps, bonds, mortgage-backed securities, and equities for both domestic and foreign investments).

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Must have a thorough understanding of accounting internal control procedures.

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Must have analytical skills to solve fundamental accounting issues and have the ability to review detailed financial data.

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Must have the ability to organize work and multi-task on projects/fund assignments efficiently and effectively to meet deadlines.

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Must be able to utilize computer equipment and software, specifically spreadsheet applications and mutual fund accounting systems.

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The ability to cooperate in a team environment is critical.

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