DST Systems Private Equity Fund Accountant in Miami, Florida

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Organizational Overview

Through its subsidiary companies, ALPS Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of innovative investment products and customized servicing solutions to the financial services industry. Founded in 1985, Denver-based ALPS delivers its asset management and asset servicing solutions through offices in Boston, Dallas, Miami, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto. ALPS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kansas City-based DST Systems, Inc. For more information about ALPS and its services, visit www.alpsinc.com. Information about ALPS’ products is available at www.alpsfunds.com.

Role Overview

ALPS Alternative Investment Services is seeking Entry Level Private Equity Fund Accountants to join our rapidly growing private equity group. This practice group provides fund administration services, such as fund start-up and accounting and valuation services, to our private equity fund clients.

Responsibilities

  • Accounting for closed end private equity, venture capital, and real estate funds

  • Recording General Ledger and investment level transactions

  • Reconciling activity and balances to 3rd party information

  • Calculating capital calls, distributions, and closing entries in accordance with the fund’s offering documentation

  • Ensuring proper valuation and supporting documentation of portfolio investments

  • Providing assistance for financial statement audit and tax preparation

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or economics with strong academic credentials

  • Strong understanding of the securities and financial markets operations and accounting with the ability to handle complex funds and complex structures

  • Knowledge of PEO, Advent Geneva, a plus

  • Strong computer skills; Microsoft Excel, a must

  • Strong personal, organizational, written and oral communication skills, with a desire to learn and excel

Location:

Miami Florida

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, DST helps companies master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements.

We work with companies in some of the world’s most demanding industries where rapid shifts in consumer, regulatory, and technology trends are increasingly affecting how our clients do business. For them, keeping up in a landscape of constant change is becoming more and more complex. Through our technology, strategic advisory, and business improvement solutions we work with clients to help them stay ahead of and capitalize on customer, business, and regulatory change.

Mastering complexity is not an end-state. It’s a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon. If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.