Artisan Partners is seeking a driven Accounting/Finance Intern to join our Securities and Trade Operations team. The internship offers the opportunity to get firsthand exposure to the inner workings of a global investment management firm and will include a broad range of experiences including: assisting with oversight of service provider relationships in the areas of accounting, custody, transfer agency, expense management, security pricing and financial reporting responsibilities. We are seeking a candidate with a long term interest in an accounting career coupled with a strong desire to learn and contribute.
The candidate can expect to assist with:
Daily valuation tasks, including validation of security prices and resolution of pricing exceptions resulting from internal tolerance checks
The review of annual and semi-annual reports for all vehicle types, including tying out financial data to supporting ledgers and resolving inquiries from external auditors
Oversight of external vendors; primarily fund administrators, fund accounting agents, custodians and pricing agents
Preparation of quarterly board materials
Miscellaneous projects as needed
The successful candidate is currently pursuing an undergraduate business degree in accounting or finance with demonstrated academic achievement. Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess:
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
Dedication to quality and good work ethic
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
Desire to learn the investment management industry
Artisan Partners Limited Partnership is an equal opportunity employer.