Buckingham Search

Operations Accountant - Top Voted Asset Manager

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL


Our client, a prestigious Asset Manager with $60B+ in AUM who has won numerous awards internationally for their services is currently looking to hire an Operations Accountant. This role is crucial for their back-office operations. You'll be responsible for reconciling investment income, ensuring accurate postings to the GL system, and acting as a liaison between Operations and Fund Accounting. You will work closely with Loan Closers, Portfolio Administrators, and Fund Accountants, coordinating efforts and keeping everything running smoothly.


  • Reconcile daily bank cash activity
  • Prepare, reconcile and book GL entries
  • Collaborate with Portfolio Administrators to manage accounting system Wall Street Office (WSO) entries
  • Prepare management reports as requested −
  • Provide operational support to Managers, Analysts and Fund Accountants as needed
  • Support ad-hoc and special client or business-driven projects as directed by team leader and firm management


  • Bachelor’s degree required (accounting or finance degree preferred)
  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience in Financial Services or similar industry, operational accounting is a plus
  • High level of proficiency in Excel is a must
  • Proficiency in Wall Street Office, Workday, or similar applications is a strong plus

Posted On: Tuesday, August 29, 2023

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