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Hedge Fund Accountant was asked...March 8, 2016

Who has the final decision on derivatives prices.

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The director.

This seems to be an invalid question. There are a lot of derivative instruments out there, options, futures, swap and etc and their prices are usually determined by various factors and some could be affected by the supply and demand of the market and for exchanged traded derivative theor market prices can be obtained easily. And i dont think the directors of the company taking position using those instrument have much influence on the price of the derivative. Less

Trader and investors move the price


About CV and few accounting and Futures and options related questions

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Gave brief description about CV

Stone Coast Fund Services

How much experience do you have with excel?

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Multiple courses taken in college, but no practical real world experience


what do you know about swap, derivative, and fund accountant. why do we hire you, and some behavior questions.

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Well swap means Cash Settled Equity Swap is a financial contract that transfers both the credit risk and market risk an underlying asset. Derivative means A financial derivative is a contract derived from the price of an underlying security. A fund accountant require Basic documents scrutiny ,works along the rules . Why cant you hire me , is the question I will be asking at end of my calibre over there Less

State Street

Tell me about yourself

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Describe past work experience relevant to current role applied for

Apex Group

NAV , Corporate actions , journal entries , settlement entries

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Explain NAV and formula , corporate action meaning and how it impacts


They asked me more about myself than anything

BNY Mellon

explain derivatives, difference between futures contract and forward contract, Corporate Action, options, stock split

Wells Fargo

the numerical test was the most confusing as it wasnt really testing your numerical or excel skills. for most of the tasks, you we re given bloomberg software screenshots that were presented in the excel tabs but other than that the exercise didnt have much to do with excel at all.

Northern Trust

what is hedge funds? basic accounting formula

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