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Hedge Fund Administrators

Overview

Hedge fund administrators provide fund accounting, tax administration, financial reporting, investor servicing, and other middle- and back-office services. Third-party hedge fund administrators (HFAs) oversee 80 percent of all hedge fund assets under management (AUM), according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. The remaining hedge fund administrators are employed directly by hedge funds. 

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Organized

Problem-Solving

Realistic

Career Ladder
Chief Operating Officer or Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Controller or Chief Fund Administrator

Chief Accountant

Accountant