Stephanie M. Salen, CPA

Stephanie joined Sandalwood’s Fund Accounting group in May 2010. As Director of Accounting she oversees accounting of Sandalwood’s funds which includes reviewing the monthly NAV, financial statements, reports and allocations. Stephanie also works to develop and enhance procedures, process work flows, and the infrastructure of accounting functions for the firm. She works closely with the CFO on initial operational due diligence evaluation of potential managers and ongoing monitoring of existing invested managers.

Prior to Sandalwood, Stephanie was a Senior Accountant at Rotenberg Meril Solomon Bertiger and Guttilla, P.C. (RMSBG) where she worked on the audit for RMSBG’s largest fund of hedge funds client with $8.5B in assets under management. Previously, Stephanie was a Fund Accountant at UBP Asset Management where she performed the monthly accounting functions for multiple fund of hedge funds and assisted in the NAV approval process. She regularly analyzed fees and projected quarterly expenses while working closely with fund administrators. Additionally, Stephanie worked with a team of fund accountants on special projects related to financial statement production and FASB 157 compliance of investment managers. Stephanie began her career at Rothstein Kass and Company, where she was a Senior Associate focusing on audits and agreed-upon procedures for hedge funds. She specialized in master feeder structures with expertise in several investment strategies including global macro, multi-strategy, emerging markets, fixed income, and hard money lending.

Stephanie received a BS in Accounting from Montclair State University in 2006. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New Jersey and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).