Institutional Investors

Alaska set to hire in-house accountant


The latest job posting at the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation is for an accountant for alternative investment portfolios at the $33 billion fund.

The new hire would be part of the finance team and would handle the balances on all the fund's alternative investments, including absolute return, distressed debt and infrastructure portfolios. The position will provide backup support to the lead accountant for the private equity and direct real-estate portfolios.

The absolute return portfolio totals $2 billion and includes investment in five funds of hedge funds. Managers in the pool are Crestline Investors, Lazard Alternatives, Mariner and PAAMCO.

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