Lead Manager, Hedge Fund Accounting

Job Description

Lead Manager is responsible for managing a staff comprised of Lead Analysts/Account Managers, Senior Analysts and Fund Accounting Analysts whose responsibilities include providing premier client service and contributing to the production of client portfolio valuations, statements, and Net Asset Value (NAV) calculations

  • Provides oversight for multiple small teams or one large team of Accountants responsible for conducting accounting services on behalf of assigned clients including determining net asset values, calculating fund performance, allocating expenses, and preparing reports. 

  • Manages the performance of teams and sets area priorities. 

  • Manages multiple teams in determining the net asset value (NAV) for assigned funds for each measurement cycle. 

  • Manages relationships with assigned clients and resolves any escalated issues related to fund calculations and accounting. 

  • Directs and sets priorities for processes that check for the completeness and accuracy of disclosure in financial statements. 

  • Provides guidance to teams managed to ensure that accounting records are maintained in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. 

  • Resolves escalated issues from team members. 

  • Evaluates GAAP and/or IFRS rules to determine impact of new regulations on BNY Mellon fund accounting practices. 

  • Provides guidance to teams on implementation of new policies to follow regulations. 

  • Directs the drafting of financial reports for clients to review fund performance. 

  • Communicates reports and accounting intricacies to clients. 

  • Recruits, directs, motivates and develops staff, maximizing their individual contribution, their professional growth and their ability to function effectively with their colleagues as a team. 

  • Leads working relationships with auditors and clients to make changes to financial reports and ensure they accurately depict fund performance. 

  • Manages multiple small teams or one large team of Accountants. 

  • Contributes to the achievement of team objectives 


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. 

  • 5-7 years of total work experience and at least 

  • Min. 1 year in management preferred. 

  • Understanding of the overall direction of the business and the relationship of these goals to the overall strategy of The Bank of New York Mellon. 

  • Understanding of the core services of a department and how they meet the client's needs, including: portfolio accounting, investor accounting, custody, and transfer agency 

  • Understanding of the ancillary products and services provided to the client base, including: pricing, corporate actions and cash management. 

  • Understanding of the security types making up the portfolios and how they trade, i.e., equities, fixed income securities, mortgage-backed securities, derivatives 

  • Understanding of the transaction flows and the impact of mistakes at each step on the other 

  • Knowledge of the policies and procedures of the department. 

  • Understanding of the forms, documentation and other legal requirements to set up accounts

  • Understanding of the risks inherent in specific transactions 

  • Understanding of the information flows through the various systems  

What we can offer you:
  • Full time contract of employment
  • Competitive salary
  • Health & Life Insurance
  • Multisport card / Cinema Tickets / Nursery subsidiary
  • Pension scheme
  • Excellent opportunities for training, growth and professional development
  • Opportunities to engage in diverse projects due to growth of business migrations
  • A multitude of opportunities to get involved in additional charity projects
  • A collaborative culture and great teams

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BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Our ambition is to build the best global team – one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve – and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

Primary Location: Poland-Dolnoslaskie-Wroclaw
Job: Operations
Internal Jobcode:
Organization: Global Transfer Agency And AIS-HR12844
Requisition Number: 2001443