DST Systems Senior Fund Accountant in Dallas, Texas

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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

Kaufman Rossin Fund Services is seeking Senior Fund Accountants to join our rapidly growing fund administration practice. This practice group provides fund administration services, such as fund start-up and accounting and valuation services, to our hedge fund clients.


  • Supervise a team of fund accountants in all aspects of fund administration

  • Coordinate, supervise and review the end-to-end process of fund accounting, including booking all fund transactions, position and cash reconciliations, month end valuations, corporate action processing, and production of monthly financial and investor statements

  • Financial statement preparation and review includes: the statement of assets and liabilities, schedule of net asset value per share, statement of operations, statement of changes in shareholders’ equity, and the statement of cash flows

  • Ensure security types are accounted for correctly, including equities, fixed income, options, futures, and many other derivative investments

  • Deliver training on all aspects of fund accounting

  • Assist Fund Accountant Supervisor/Manager with administrative and operational duties such as staff supervision, recruitment, and all administrative related duties


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance

  • A minimum of three to five years of experience in financial services or accounting firm

  • Previous experience in supervisory role, leadership skills a plus

  • Previous experience with a hedge fund or as an administrator or auditor to hedge funds, a plus

  • Understanding of securities and financial markets

  • Strong computer skills, specifically Microsoft Excel, a must

  • Working knowledge of Bloomberg, and Advent Geneva or Advent Partner, a plus

  • Strong organizational and analytical skill, with the ability to effectively summarize findings, both verbally and in writing

  • Attentive to details and both quick and accurate in handling them

  • A “Go Beyond” attitude and approach to dealing with clients

  • Able to travel for 2 weeks of training in Florida


Dallas Texas

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.