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Mutual Fund Accountant

Company: Thrivent Financial
Location: Appleton
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Job Description:

SummaryThis position is responsible for the daily accounting activity associated with pricing Mutual Funds, and Variable Products. The Fund Accounting Operations department exists to provide effective accounting and reporting principles and practices, in partnership with internal and external customers to achieve Thrivent's goals.Job DescriptionJob Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare, record, and analyze accounting activity for multiple investment portfolios. Daily activities include preparing cash activity and projections for the portfolio managers, researching and verifying corporate actions, verifying daily interest, dividend and expense accruals, and posting security trade and shareholder activity.
  • Audit, resolve, and approve the daily net asset value/unit value calculations of funds on a daily basis to ensure no discrepancies remain undiscovered that would result in reporting an incorrect net asset value.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation workpapers and other ad hoc reports as needed.
  • Ensure activity between the custodian and accounting system reconciles and correct any discrepancies.
  • Work with custodian to ensure that funds are receiving all entitled income and principal payments.
  • Participate in team functions such as pricing, running and distributing daily reports, and sending net asset information to various vendors.
  • Ensure all accounting activity and detail is accurate for Mutual Fund Accounting Reporting and Tax units. Assist them in meeting all deadlines if necessary.
  • Assist in preparation of materials for external auditorsPosition Qualification Requirements
    • Undergraduate degree in accounting or finance or strong accounting skills acquired through 1+ years work experience in the Mutual Fund/Investment Company industry.
    • Proficiency in Excel highly desirable
    • Knowledge and understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles for investments of Mutual Fund companies.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to multi-task and deal with tight deadlines in a team environment. Detail orientation and strong organizational and time management skills. Strong oral and written communication skills.Along with working in our inclusive work environment, you would be eligible to receive the following benefits:
      • Health and wellness benefits
      • Up to 20 Days of Paid Time Off; plus, Up to 20 Hours of Volunteer Time Off
      • 401(k) and Pension
      • Employee Business Resource GroupsYou dont need to be Christian to join our team. You do need the passion to guide our members to be wise with money, equipping them to live more content, confident and generous lives. Thrivent provides an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, sex, genetic information, or any status or condition protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. This policy applies to all employees and job applicants.Thrivent is a membership-owned diversified financial services organization that serves Christians and their families. As a mission-driven, Fortune 500 organization, it helps guide its more than 2 million members and customers to be wise with money so they can live more content, confident and generous lives. Thrivent and it's subsidiary and affiliate companies offer insurance, investments, banking and advice over the phone and online, as well as through financial professionals and independent agents nationwide. For more than a century, it has helped members make financial choices that reflect their values while providing them opportunities to make a difference by being generous with their time, talent and treasure.Thrivent fosters a diverse workforce to serve our diverse membership, reflecting a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. If youre intrigued about our work and the possibility of becoming part of it, we invite you to visit to learn more. You wont just build a career; youll be part of an organization focused on growing, innovating, and serving.Your hiring rightsWorkforce Privacy Policy

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