Senior Fund Accountant
Pinnacle Fund Administration - Vancouver, BC

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Senior Fund Accountant

Company description

Pinnacle ( is a privately-owned company that provides quality accounting and administrative services to hedge funds, private equity funds, and other investment funds. With a small and growing presence in Vancouver, Pinnacle is able to provide clients with responsive service and provide employees with a dynamic workplace and career growth potential.

Job description

As a Senior Fund Accountant at Pinnacle Fund Administration, you will:

  • be an important member of a small tight-knit team of experienced, qualified professionals
  • contribute to a growing company that encourages you to grow your career with it
  • be part of a positive, fun work environment where your work will be appreciated and your efforts will be recognized

Pinnacle has a unique opportunity for a recently qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) with experience in the investment industry. The Senior Fund Accountant will spend the majority of their time working with a large hedge fund manager that trades complex derivatives.


  • Act as a key contact and manage approximately 2-4 investment fund client relationships, with the majority of the time concentrated on one large hedge fund manager.
  • Prepare and provide accurate net asset value calculations on a timely basis, which includes:

1. Recording and reconciling investment trading activity
2. Preparing/reviewing security position and cash reconciliations between clients and
their custodians
3. Pricing portfolios (derivatives, stocks, and bonds) in accordance with funds’
offering documents
4. Performing analysis of derivative valuation models for the valuation of complex
5. Ensuring fund income and expenses, including management and performance
fees, are accrued for and are in accordance with GAAP
6. Processing all investor-related transactions (subscriptions, redemptions)

  • Preparing/reviewing draft financial statements
  • Coordinating year-end audit and tax reporting with clients and auditors
  • Ad-hoc reporting requests as required by clients

Required skills and experience

  • Chartered Accountant (CA) designation or equivalent
  • Interest and/or experience in accounting for options and derivatives
  • Interest and/or experience in the investment industry
  • Ability to handle multiple demands and competing priorities
  • Ability to allocate time effectively and manage tight deadlines
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills

The following would be nice to have, but are not required:

  • Interest in pursuing the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation
  • Knowledge of fund accounting concepts, including:

1. Experience with different types of investments, including stocks, bonds, and options
2. Class/series accounting
3. Partnership accounting
4. Accounting for management and incentive fees