Portfolio Accountant Philo Smith & Co., Stamford, CT
This individual will report directly to a Managing Director & Partner and be responsible for providing active support to PhiloSmith’s investment management group. This includes serving as primary accounting and administrative liaison with banks, audit and tax, maintaining/updating books and records which includes investor reporting and investor relations, trade settlement and daily, weekly and monthly reporting both internal and external.
The individual will also serve as a primary compliance point person for the Registered Investment Advisor..
As needed, the individual will provide PhiloSmith’s portfolio manager with financial analysis on the PhiloSmith’s portfolios and individual stock holdings.
The individual will also be responsible for updating the documentation for investment management for the Company’s website and marketing materials and will be responsible for updating and maintaining third-party marketing databases. The individual will also serve as a primary back-up to the Office Manager.
· Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or Accounting
· Experience within Financial Services
· Proven troubleshooter
· Ability to multi-task
· Strong computer skills (Excel, Portfolio Center, QuickBooks…)
· Strong interpersonal skills: ability to interact well with all levels in the organization.
· Strong attention to detail
· Exceptional work ethic and integrity
· Previous work experience in a financial services firm or accounting firm is helpful
Company Description: Philo Smith & Co. is a boutique investment firm specializing in the insurance / financial services industry. The firm is engaged in equity research, investment management, and corporate finance. In corporate finance, Philo Smith & Co. is the leading investment bank advising for mergers and acquisitions of insurance companies valued under $400 million. Philo Smith & Co. was founded in 1962. Please visit our website at: www.philosmith.com. Our website provides greater details regarding our organization. It also lists our recent M&A advisory assignments.