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U.S. Bank Alternative Investments Accounting Supervisor-Milwaukee in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

Job Description

Supervise a team of administrators who are responsible for providing accounting, administration and investor servicing to investment companies (hedge, private equity, etc) and advisers. Serve as trusted advisor to clients by continually assessing changing business and strategies, as well as providing expertise, tools and information to focus on growing investments. Act as the escalation point for all clients assigned to the team and directs issue resolution and process changes to support client needs. Proactively identify risk-related issues through review of qualitative and quantitative data, anticipates obstacles and then implements mitigating solutions. Review the accounting and financial statement information provided for audit and tax reviews, documentation and set-up of the accounting principles for unusual investment types, and set-up/processing of complex expense and incentive fee calculations and reconciliation items.

Common work duties can include-

  • Fund Accounting and administration

  • Partnership accounting

  • Investor and tax statements

  • Annual statements

For public health reasons, most of the work is completed remotely but there may be occasional needs for in office work using all recommended public health guidelines. U.S. Bank does not plan most corporate offices to return to work until after 1st quarter 2021.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field, or equivalent experience

  • Five or more years of experience in alternative investments industry

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products

  • Supervisory or direct management experience

  • Basic knowledge of Advent applications preferred

  • General knowledge and understanding of portfolio accounting and the investment management industry

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven team-oriented, leadership and organizational skills

  • CPA or CFA certification preferred


Take care of yourself and your family with U.S. Bank employee benefits. We know that healthy employees are happy employees, and we believe that work/life balance should be easy to achieve. That's why we share the cost of benefits and offer a variety of programs, resources and support you need to bring your full self to work and stay present and committed to the people who matter most - your family.

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Our 74,000 employees work across departments to help our millions of retail, business, wealth management, payment, commercial and corporate, and investment services customers across the country and around the world turn their dreams into reality. Our employees are empowered to create change and drive our future, and we pride ourselves on diligently and ethically upholding U.S. Bank’s best-in-class financial record and legacy of more than 150 years in banking. Most importantly, we put people first, cultivating and treasuring meaningful relationships with the customers we serve, the colleagues we support and the communities where we live and work.