Experienced Project Manager in Fund Accounting and Operations

Responsibilities
  • Act as liaison between nontechnical users, programmers, and management across fund accounting, operations, and tax reporting life cycles; develop understanding of data flows, workflows, and dependencies across firm-wide groups and systems
  • Develop business requirements and draft technical specifications for use in building out future systems and enhancing current systems
  • Assist in the coordination and prioritization of work for the development team; maintain project roadmaps to monitor progress and ensure timely adherence to deadlines; escalate when required
  • Support the development life cycle; ensure that testing scripts are prepared, resources are secured, and testing is completed in a timely and satisfactory manner
  • Coordinate and prepare the annual Fund Accounting and Operations strategic development plan for the firm's senior management team; prepare and deliver biweekly project management updates to the firm's COO
  • Identify future needs of the systems with which the project manager interfaces and make recommendations regarding opportunities to improve scalability, efficiency, or effectiveness
  • Assist in the daily status monitoring and troubleshooting of issues related to firm's portfolio accounting software (Advent Geneva) and several custom-built Java platforms

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience:
  • Expertise in MS Excel, Powerpoint, and Project
  • Experience (5-7 years) developing and supporting applications for aspects of fund administration in a modern financial services organization preferred
  • Technical background (SQL, MS Access, VBA) strongly preferred but not required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Location: New York, NY
To submit resumes or ask questions, e-mail careers@rentec.com.
No telephone inquiries, please.

Renaissance Technologies is an equal opportunity employer.