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Fund Accountant (Greece)



Accounting & Finance
Athens, Greece
Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2023

About the Role

Yieldstreet is hiring a Fund Accountant to work on the Athens team responsible for all our accounting and finance functions. The role will be based in our Services Hub in Athens, Greece and will be reporting to the Financial Controller in New York, US. The job is to assist the Accounting and Finance team with the timely, efficient and accurate financial reporting of various entities. This role is for someone who has experience in accounting and the ability to apply relevant investment company accounting rules. You will be working on a team that is partially remote.

What you'll do:

  • Work with Yieldstreet Funds and Individual Offerings
  • Prepare the financial reporting package to deliver to the auditors at year-end
  • Prepare month-end financial reconciliations
  • Work with internal teams for year-end tax process of 1099s and K-1s
  • Work with outside auditors and tax professionals
  • Own tasks assigned while playing an important role in projects relating to the operations of the accounting function
  • Support the firm’s initiatives in process improvement and system implementation
  • Ad-hoc reports as necessary

What you’ll need:

  • 3-5 years accounting/auditing experience within investment management, or a reputable audit firm
  • Bachelor's degree in Economics / Finance / Accounting. Masters or equivalent degree in a relevant field or ACCA qualified
  • Previous experience in US GAAP
  • Understanding of accounting and the ability to apply relevant investment company accounting rules ASC 946
  • Knowledge of reconciliation procedures and account analysis
  • Demonstrate ability to proactively present and escalate ideas, suggestions and problems to ensure continuous improvement
  • An exceptional eye for detail, whilst working within strict timelines
  • Tenacious and a strong sense of ownership over assigned tasks
  • Proactive and methodical approach to work

Bonus points for:

  • Ability to problem solve with a tactical and strategic mindset and contribute to a collaborative work environment
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Experience with Advent Geneva, portfolio accounting and familiarity with Looker, or other cloud-based ERP essential

What’s in it for you:

We offer an attractive market compensation and a stock option plan, health and social security benefits in accordance with local legislation, private health insurance, wellness credit, L&D stipend and unlimited PTO!

Why Yieldstreet?

Join a team of diverse, smart, and friendly people from 8 different countries who speak a total of 17 different languages who are on a mission to make alternative investments a fundamental part of the modern portfolio. Our team is comprised of successful entrepreneurs with combined exits of over $1B. We get social with each other during happy hours, exercise classes and team off sites! We are a hybrid work company giving you the opportunity to connect with your peers in real time with the flexibility to work remotely a few days per week.