| May 3, 2024

Investment Operations/ Fund Accounting

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  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • $75,000 - $90,000 USD / Year

Website ImpactAssets

About ImpactAssets

ImpactAssets is the leading impact investing partner for individuals, families and philanthropists seeking to effect real change for people and planet. Bold yet pragmatic in our approach, ImpactAssets’ creativity and investment expertise ignites a deeply personal impact investing journey for clients – while we manage the complexities. Founded in 2010, ImpactAssets’ mission is to increase flows of capital to impact investing. Together, with our clients, we are catalyzing investment capital into mission driven business models solving the worlds’ biggest challenges. The result? A fast growing, dynamic organization with more than $3 billion in assets under management and an activated community of 1,900+ clients. This level of growth, vision and commitment equals great opportunities to grow a career at ImpactAssets!  ImpactAssets is seeking a wide range of colleagues that share our urgency and audacity for driving outsized capital to impact investing. You dream big, have a track record for solving problems and know how to ‘get stuff done’.

The Opportunity

The Senior Associate,  Investment Operations/ Fund Accounting is critical to our firm’s ability to deliver timely and high-quality internal and external reporting, and  ensuring the quality and integrity of our investment data. It is focused on entering and approving investment transactions and managing investment reporting.

The ideal candidate loves operations, is detail-oriented, analytical, and improvement-focused with experience with private investments.   You are passionate about operations in general, and are focused on transactional processing, data reconciliation, auditing, and input. You have fluency with private investment concepts, such as reading capital account statements, valuation updates, capital calls, familiarity with private fund structures.

This is a full time, remote position and can work from anywhere in the US with work hours aligning with Eastern Standard Time (9-5:30 with some flexibility).  As a remote, people-first culture, we care deeply about our team members’ connections to one another and as such, travel 2-3 times per year to company events will be required.

Key Responsibilities

We value diverse skill sets and recognize that candidates may specialize in certain areas while needing training in others; we encourage applications from individuals who possess experience in at least half of the areas of responsibility outlined below.

Investment Operations

·       Collect, organize and manage monthly/quarterly/annual Fund reporting
·       Identify and record daily investment activity including valuation updates
·       Use attention to detail and logic to ensure transactional data quality
·       Reconcile and maintain data integrity in legacy and new investment management system
·       Assist with preparation of client reporting deliverables
·       Collect and organize client investment recommendations
·       Use judgement to escalate issues and requests appropriately
·       Progressively take on complex Investment Operations functions, as needed

Process Improvement & Collaboration

·       Proactively propose, document and implement process improvement opportunities
·       Document processes and best practices for use by the Investment Operations Team
·       Provide an elevated level of customer service to internal stakeholders
·       Communicate effectively within team and cross-functionally

Other:

·       Work cross-functionally with internal teams to ensure smooth operations and
communication throughout the client life cycle
·       Train and mentor Investment Operations Associates
·       Other ad hoc duties as assigned

 

Qualifications
Education and Experience:

·       Bachelor’s degree in finance, business, economics, or related field; minimum 5 years of experience in investment operations/servicing, finance or accounting. Preferred experience with private investments. OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

·       Demonstrated focus on continuous improvement and ability to identify and implement process
improvements
·       Knowledge of private investment concepts
·       Understanding of investments and financial services, impact investing, donor advised funds, custodial relationships preferred.
·       Strong Excel skills and ability to interface with various technology systems
·       Energetic and organized individual: highly attuned organizational skills, attention to detail, professional demeanor, ability to work independently and prioritize competing demands
·       Resourceful in searching for responses to questions and developing solutions
·       Proficiency with Microsoft 365 applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Teams required
·       Proficiency with cloud-based collaboration tools Box and Asana preferred
·       Experience working with Freshdesk preferred
·       Experience working in a virtual working environment preferred

 

Benefits and Perks

  • Unique benefits, including virtual work stipend and contribution to employee’s own Donor Advised Fund
  • Competitive total compensation, including discretionary bonus, 401(k) plan,  and generous time off plan
    Base salary ranges from $75,000 – $90,000 and is highly dependent on experience and
  • location
  • Comprehensive benefits package including full health and wellness coverage, professional development funding, and generous paid family and parental leave
  • Opportunities for training and career development in a fast-paced, progressive organization
  • Values-driven culture

ImpactAssets is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We know our organization is at its best when we include, celebrate and embrace difference. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our mission, and where all can thrive and belong. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives!

 

About ImpactAssets

ImpactAssets is an impact investing trailblazer, dedicated to changing the trajectory of our planet’s future and improving the lives of all people. As a leading impact investing firm, we offer deep strategic expertise to help our clients define and execute on their impact goals.

To apply for this job please visit impactassets.pinpointhq.com.