Careers at Nottingham

While a specific background in our core areas – fund and portfolio accounting, transfer agency and shareholder services; securities industry compliance – might constitute an ideal background, that is not always an opportunity in eastern North Carolina. Some of the best members of our team had a core native intelligence, good communication skills, a personable demeanor and an intense intellectual curiosity. Those character traits cannot be taught. Industry specific skills can be taught.

We also have been quite fortunate to bring in experienced industry individuals who wanted to move to a better climate and quality of life, and some who moved to North Carolina to be with family. Or both.

If you think your background, skills and temperament might be a match, send us a note and your resume to Nottingham is an equal-opportunity employer, and we are very proud of our benefits program and working environment.

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Positions Available

Fund Accountant


One of the largest privately held investment accounting firms in the US needs additional accounting team members.  Fund accountants work in a team structure that is deadline driven, handling investment portfolio accounting, acting as liaison with clients, interacting with outside auditors, custodians, clearing brokers, and internal constituents. The best candidates will have

  • an accounting degree, preferably. Double entry accounting background is a plus.
  • experience with mutual funds, possibly hedge funds, and private equity funds would be extra helpful.
  • excellent spreadsheet skills,
  • problem solving capability. An ability to spot “this does not look right, we need to go back and check this data” critical eye.  Fund Accounting team members need to be able to think critically – not just push buttons and put figures in columns.
  • strong non-provincial communications skills, both written and verbal.

Background in the following areas will differentiate a candidate:

  • Knowledge of investment portfolios and various types of investment securities
  • Knowledge of trust and/or partnership accounting
  • Review of P&L allocations
  • Preparing and reviewing daily & monthly net asset value calculations
  • Security position trades, income and expense accruals, processing corporate actions, and entering journal entries
  • Identifying and resolving exceptions and problems relating to accounting records
  • Preparation of quarterly, semi-annual, and annual financial statements
  • Day-to-day interaction with other departments and counterparts to prevent/resolve issues

Nottingham’s core values are:

  1. Measure three times, cut once
  2. Individual initiative
  3. Collaboration
  4. Critical thinking
  5. Hospitable approach, friendliness of the southerner (or midwesterner).

We pride ourselves on a strong family-oriented culture and pleasant, relaxed working atmosphere. Nottingham offers a wonderful benefit package and the ability to grow and advance. Those that exhibit our core values are valued in return.

If you are interested in learning more about this position, please send resume and cover letter expressing interest to

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Do you question the status quo?  Like to think outside the box?  Have difficulty coloring inside the lines?

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About Nottingham

Nottingham has been serving the fund accounting, administration, organization, and management needs of clients nationwide for nearly three decades. Based in Eastern North Carolina, Nottingham delivers a full range of turnkey services, handling clients’ behind-the-scenes financial and administrative operations so they can focus on managing their portfolios.

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  • 116 South Franklin Street
    Rocky Mount, NC 27804
  • Phone: 252. 972.9922
  • Fax: 252.442.4226