Fund Reporting Consultant 4

  • Company: Wells Fargo
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Posted: September 03, 2017
  • Reference ID: 5353498-1
Job Description

It starts with you. Our goal is to attract, develop, retain and motivate the most talented people - those who care and who work together as partners across business units and functions. We value and promote diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our business and at every level of our organization.

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified financial services company with $1.7 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 locations, more than 12,500 ATMs, online (, and mobile devices. Wells Fargo has more than 265,000 team members in 36 countries across our approximately 90 businesses. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 30 on Fortune’s 2015 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Wells Fargo Stories.

Wealth and Investment Management (WIM) is one of the company’s four main divisions. WIM businesses build enduring client relationships through sound, thoughtful and objective advice. We help our clients by developing individualized plans for everything from retirement goals to business succession planning, to family legacy intentions. Services include comprehensive planning and advice, investment management, brokerage, private banking, estate planning strategies, trust, insurance and both individual and institutional retirement.

The Fund Reporting Consultant will be involved in overseeing the coordination and review of all quarterly, annual and semiannual reports to shareholders and all regulatory filings to ensure adherence with GAAP, regulatory reporting requirements and approved policies in addition to meeting all filing deadlines for both domestic and offshore products.

This position with provide guidance and training to financial reporting analysts throughout the financial reporting process and assisting in the timely resolution of any issues identified. In addition, the successful candidate will work with external auditors and the custodian in resolving issues and implementing new accounting standards; contribute to the establishment of new policies or policy changes in response to regulatory changes, new investment types, and new fund types.

The role will also assist the manager of the team in supervising the group in all functions along with overseeing the review of N1A, N-2 and N-14 filings and other legal filings for accuracy and completeness. The candidate may also participate in special projects, as needed, including process improvement initiatives, review of new regulatory reporting filings, systems implementations, and fund mergers.

Required Qualifications

  • 6+ years of investment accounting experience in the mutual fund industry

Desired Qualifications

  • A BS/BA degree or higher in accounting, finance, or economics
  • 8+ years of financial industry experience
  • Public accounting experience
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of calculation of Net Asset Value (NAV)
  • Knowledge and understanding of mutual funds, financial reporting, and regulatory filings
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills
  • 6+ years of financial reporting experience

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of administering mutual funds; including financial reporting, fund accounting, and operations
  • Familiarity with SEC rules and regulations Self-motivated and capable of independently monitoring and completing tasks and projects within required time frames
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment where strong independent thinking skills are important
  • Ability to change priorities quickly
  • Strong project management, vendor management and research skills.
  • Strong leadership, planning, analytical and organizational skills

    All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

    Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

    Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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