Portfolio Accounting Features and Functions

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Product Description

Portfolio Accounting Features and Functions is a deliverable for wealth management and asset management companies embarking on transforming their portfolio accounting systems. The artifact comprises of a conceptual vision of the portfolio account solution and a list of foundational needs and wants for a best-in-class set of capabilities. Portfolio Accounting is the system of record for holdings and transactions and is vital for recordkeeping of the clients’ financial assets. Without a reliable portfolio accounting solution, wealth and asset managers struggle to maintain accurate records which in addition to being a ledger, also provides the data to power downstream applications.


What does the Portfolio Accounting Features deliverable comprise?

  • The deliverable is a spreadsheet with about ~120 essential features and functions of a best-in-class portfolio accounting and reconciliation capability.
  • The deliverable also features a business context diagram of a conceptual vision of the portfolio accounting solution.
  • The Portfolio accounting features are a logical and hierarchical grouping of all critical capabilities for getting a holistic perspective.

What does it not include?

  • Detailed technical and architectural features.
  • No detailed business requirements. (There is a separate deliverable which features transformation business requirements.)

Why is Portfolio Accounting capability important for wealth management and broker-dealer firms?

Maintaining accurate records is paramount for ensuring the integrity of the business, meeting compliance requirements, retaining the trust of the customers, and determine appropriate fees. A robust and reliable portfolio accounting platform helps wealth management and asset management firms in ensuring the requirements above.

What features and functions are a part of the Portfolio Accounting Features and Functions deliverable?

The Portfolio Accounting platform features deliverable consists of about ~125 capabilities essential to a best-in-class system. They encompass, among others:

  • Ledger entries for positions and holdings
  • Reconciliation
  • Pricing and NAV
  • Tax lot accounting
  • Corporate Action Processing
  • Reporting

Who should use the Portfolio Accounting Features and Capabilities?

  • Heads of portfolio accounting in wealth management and broker-dealer firms
  • Executives of custodians who offer recordkeeping services
  • Technology leaders who are responsible for enabling the portfolio accounting platforms
  • Business and Enterprise Architects who envision the portfolio accounting solutions
  • Software vendors who want to know what the best-in-class constitutes

There are several options for portfolio accounting platforms. Which one is right for you – whether it is Advent or EzeSoft or SEI – depends on your specific needs and getting a grasp of functionalities helps in the evaluation process.


  • As the Portfolio Accounting Features and Functions List is a digital product, it is sold as-is, and Finantrix will not accept any returns
  • Depending on the size and complexity of your firm, the scope and range of recordkeeping services, some or all of the features may not be relevant to you.
  • Consultants, who may wish to use the deliverable at several clients, have different terms and price.
  • Sold on an as-is basis and no warranties
  • This sale does not include implementation help or support. If you need professional services assistance, please contact us.
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Portfolio Accounting Features and Functions

U.S. $299U.S. $899

Licensing Options
Product FAQs