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Fundamentals of Hedge Fund NAV Accounting (Course Id 1721)

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Author : Rita BasuMallick, CPA, MBA
Course Length : Pages: 13 ||| Review Questions: 8 ||| Final Exam Questions: 5
CPE Credits : 1.0
IRS Credits : 0
Price : $12.95
Passing Score : 70%
Course Type: NASBA QAS - Text - Technical - NASBA Registry
Primary Subject-Field Of Study:

Accounting - Accounting for Course Id 1721

Description :

This course offers an overview of what Hedge Funds are, how they work and what is Hedge Fund Accounting all about. The course offers fundamental knowledge of Net Asset Valuation (NAV) concept, essentials of NAV calculation, NAV accounting and reporting process. It describes some useful terms a Hedge Fund Accountant can expect to encounter, basics of portfolio accounting, pricing, and reconciliation process. The course briefly discusses a fund’s income and expenses, and their impact on NAV. Finally, the course offers a bird’s eye view of hedge fund structures, fees, and basic investors’ capital activities.

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Release : 2020
Version : 1.0
Prerequisites : None.
Experience Level : Overview
Additional Contents : Complete, no additional material needed.
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Advance Preparation : None.
Delivery Method : QAS Self Study
Intended Participants : Anyone needing Continuing Professional Education (CPE).
Revision Date : 02-Dec-2020
NASBA Course Declaration : Participants must complete the final examination within one year of purchase and with a minimum passing grade of 70% or better to receive CPE credit unless otherwise noted on the Course History page (i.e. California Ethics must score 90% or better). After logging in click on the Course History links on your My Courses page for the Begin date and Expire date for the Final Exam.
Approved Audience :

NASBA QAS - Text - Technical - NASBA Registry - 1721

Keywords : Accounting, Fundamentals, Hedge, Fund, NAV, Accounting, cpe, cpa, online course
Learning Objectives :

Course Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, students will be able to:
  • Explore the definition and broad structure of a Hedge Fund as an investment vehicle
  • Recognize fundamentals of accounting issues for Hedge funds
  • Explore concept of Net Asset Valuation and steps involved in NAV calculation
  • Identify key elements of investments, portfolio accounting, valuation and reconciliation
Course Contents :

Chapter 1 - Fundamentals of Hedge Fund NAV Accounting

Fundamentals of Hedge Fund Accounting

Overview of Hedge Funds

Definition of a Hedge Fund

Features of Hedge funds

Why do investors choose to invest?

Key service providers

Fundamentals of Fund Accounting

Definition of Fund accounting

Concept of Net Asset Value

Overview of Portfolio Accounting

Investment Transactions


Accounting for Dividend Income


Accounting for Interest income

Pricing of Investment Portfolio

Reconciliation Process

Accounting for Fund Expenses

Accounting for Capital Activities

NAV Calculation

Review Questions


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