Sr Mortgage Investment Accountant

Senior Mortgage Investment Accountant (70 to 90 base + bonus) - Midtown NY Location


With offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, our client, a 6000 employee, $8B market cap, > $1B revenue growing leader that provides the global financial services industry with a broad range of highly specialized software, business process outsourcing (BPO) services and application service provider (ASP) solutions.

 

Institutional Outsourcing, a division of our client, is an investment processing service group that provides middle and back office operations, accounting and reporting support to Asset Management, Insurance, Pension, Wealth Management, and Mortgage clients.


Responsibilities

  • Perform the daily and monthly processing, reconciliation, and reporting functions for traditional and complex asset types. 
  • Prepare and perform controls on monthly general ledgers feeds for US GAAP. 
  • Prepare and reconcile month end packages to be sent to client.
  • Review and resolve differences on daily data reconciliations. 
  • Review and resolve differences on reconciliations against multiple custodians and/or asset managers.
  • Perform a critical self-review of work product prior to submission to client and/or supervisor.
  • Identify inefficiencies in the current production process and make recommendations on how to fix them.


Desired Attributed

  • The instrument scope of investments includes, but is not limited, to fixed income securities (including MBS, ABS).
  • Understanding of accounting rules for investments under US GAAP.
  • Working knowledge of fixed income securities and derivatives.
  • Minimum of a BS degree in Accounting, Business or Finance
  • 5-7 years’ experience of investment accounting or equivalent work experience in the investment industry
  • Proven ability to meet daily and monthly deliverables
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate professionally with internal and external contacts.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively 
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to remain highly organized in a deadline driven environment while maintaining strict attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, with advanced working knowledge of Excel
  • Ability and solid understanding of accounting rules for investments under US GAAP.
  • Strong background with fixed income, derivatives and repurchase agreements