• Thu. May 23rd, 2024

Financial Accounting Manager | New York USA

Who we are:
Vontobel Asset Management, Inc. (VAMUS) is wholly-owned by Vontobel Holding AG (Parent), a Swiss company. The VAMUS is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission as an investment adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
VAMUS primarily manages and sub-advises long-only global public equity portfolios across a variety of investment vehicles, including a suite of mutual funds and separately managed accounts.

Your opportunity What You Will Do:

  • VAMUS is looking for a Financial Accounting Manager to join its US Finance team. Candidates should possess knowledge of all aspects of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP and IFRS), as well as understanding of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations and provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
  • Candidates will be expected to perform high quality work in VAMUS’ Finance function. The position will manage VAMUS’ financial books and records, financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, capital requirements, financial systems integration, audit response and aspects of the treasury and tax functions. The Financial Accounting Manager will report to the Head of Finance and work with the Finance team to ensure that VAMUS meets all the financial control and reporting obligations of a global financial institution and that any other business-related tasks are addressed.


  • Manage VAMUS’ financial information, statements, books and records in accordance with GAAP and IFRS to ensure compliance with state and federal law, particularly such regulatory requirements as it relates to VAMUS’ status as a registered investment adviser with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Manage the accounting, audit, budgeting, forecasting and tax functions
  • Maintain general ledger, accounts payable, receivables, fixed asset and other sub-ledgers
  • Prepare / assist in producing financial results/reporting for management, the parent company and the board of directors
  • Manage internal and external audits functions
  • Perform financial planning and analysis work including implementation of strategy / client costing and profitability reporting
  • Oversee budget/forecast tracking, monitoring and comparison reporting
  • Maintain and evolve internal controls, contract management, and vendor management and due diligence environment
  • Assist in supporting tactical and strategic initiatives

Who You Are

  • You are highly motivated, proactive, collaborative, intelligent, and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors
  • You have 10+ years of relevant experience working in the financial services industry, preferably with exposure to the rules of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Investment Company of 1940, FINRA, Hedge Funds and/or Private Funds
  • You have an undergraduate degree in Accounting, Business Administration or similar discipline with a CPA designation (audit experience is desired, MBA is a plus)
  • You have strong technical skills, sharp intellect, and ability to understand and decipher complex finance and business problems
  • You are a problem solver capable of implementing and effectively using technology (MS Excel, and other business tools)
  • You have strong oral and written communication skills and can articulate effectively regarding complex topics
  • You are inherently capable of developing internal and external relationships and partnerships
  • You enjoy working in a collaborative, transparent and diverse environment
  • You believe in innovation and its place in maintaining a productive and sustained business environment
  • You are open and flexible to take on various tasks and assignments and assist other team members or business units where needed

What We Offer

  • We work according to agile principles especially in our way of thinking and our methodology and we work with mutual trust
  • Would you like to develop your skills? We are happy to support you with further trainings and certifications
  • Teamwork and transparency are important to us: We always exchange valuable knowledge and skills with each other – One Vontobel
  • Our work culture is characterized by short communication channels and direct cross-departmental contact and information exchange
  • We offer the option for home office (Flexible working times), diverse benefits (medical insurance fully covered)

Salary details

  • Base salary between USD 100,000.- to USD 150,000.- per annum depending on experience.

Thank you for applying to Vontobel. We will carefully review your application and will respond to you in a timely manner.

At Vontobel, we are an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity.
We value the many voices within our teams and are committed to creating an environment where everyone who wants to be part of our performance culture can be themselves. It is based on mutual respect and zero tolerance for any form of discrimination.

If you have any questions you can contact us through our contact form .


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