About SEI AFO

WHO IS SEI AFO

SEI AFO is a full-service provider of fund administration and outsourced accounting solutions to emerging fund managers and private wealth management firms. Designed to help firms seamlessly run their back-office operations, SEI AFO’s solutions combine highly-specialized technology with extensive industry knowledge and accounting expertise to deliver comprehensive portfolio and partnership accounting capabilities as well as a full suite of administration options for hedge funds, private equity funds, family offices and private banks.

SEI AFO fund administration services are SOC I Type II compliant with the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE 16).

Founded in 2004 as the Finance and Operations division of Archway Technology Partners, the firm was acquired in July 2017 by SEI, forming what is now known as SEI AFO.

WHO IS SEI

After 50 years in business, SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) remains a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions that help corporations, financial institutions, financial advisors, and ultra-high-net-worth families create and manage wealth. As of March 31, 2019, through its subsidiaries and partnerships in which the company has a significant interest, SEI manages, advises or administers $945 billion in hedge, private equity, mutual fund and pooled or separately managed assets, including $332 billion in assets under management and $609 billion in client assets under administration. For more information, visit seic.com.

Company History

At its founding in 2004, the year it obtained its first hedge fund administration client, SEI AFO was known as the Finance and Operations division of Archway Technology Partners; its name was later shortened to AFO. For the past decade, AFO has combined the sophisticated technology of ATWeb, SEI Archway's flagship platform, with its industry knowledge and accounting expertise to seamlessly help firms execute their back-office processes.

AFO was acquired in July 2017 by SEI, a leading global provider of asset management, investment processing and investment operations solutions for institutional and personal wealth management, forming what is now known as SEI AFO. With the resources and expertise of the combined firms, SEI AFO will continue to provide world-class fund administration services, accounting expertise and back-office processing for the accounting and investment operations of hedge funds, private equity funds, family offices and private banks. Together with its parent SEI, the combined firms have over $850B in Assets under Administration (AuA).

Why SEI AFO

a full suite of technology-enabled service solutions designed to handle the complex and evolving needs of emerging fund managers, family offices and private banks

a dependable, low-turnover staff utilizing specially-designed and repeatable processes

efficient back-office administration, valuation, tax, investor reporting and accounting services underpinned by award-winning private wealth technology

Independent, third-party administration and accounting oversight to verify accuracy of fund and investor reporting

SEI AFO
Team

Our Leadership

Paul Freeland co-founded SEI AFO, formerly Archway Finance and Operations (AFO), in 2004 and currently serves as the firm’s President. In addition to developing new client relationships, Paul provides oversight for the firm's administration and accounting services. He is active in the firm's marketing efforts and speaks regularly at industry conferences. Prior to founding SEI AFO, Paul served in the Business Development division at Archway Technology Partners and worked in Internal Audit and the Financial and Operations practices at Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young.

Mike provides oversight for the firm's administration practice, which includes clients across a broad spectrum of the investment industry. Prior to joining SEI AFO, Mike spent more than 12 years working in the mutual fund administration industry, most recently as CFO and Treasurer for two mutual fund trusts comprised of over 40 mutual funds.

Scott leads SEI AFO's business development efforts with a primary focus on new client acquisition. Prior to joining SEI AFO, he was a senior member of the Sales division at one of the world's largest fund administration services companies, MUFG Investor Services. Among his other career highlights, Scott also worked at Apex Fund Services and Koger Inc., where he began in partnership accounting software sales and was later promoted to Global Head of Sales and Marketing.

Natalie leads the Investor Relations division within SEI AFO and is responsible monitoring, designing and improving systems and investor engagement strategies. In addition to her role within Investor Relations, she also assists with business development efforts for the firm. Prior to joining SEI AFO, Natalie spent more than 18 years working in the alternative investment space in compliance, investor relations and marketing. Most recently she was the Director of Investor Relations at a Chicago-based hedge fund where she spent 10 years building and maintaining investor relationships worldwide.

Laura manages SEI AFO's Investment Operations division with a primary focus on fund administration, software support and reporting services for RIAs, private banks and multi-family offices. Prior to her role at SEI AFO, Laura worked for Archway Technology Partners as an implementation consultant for family offices and ultimately as a member of the Client Relations division where she focused on providing support to and maintaining relationships with Archway's client base. Earlier in her career, Laura spent time in commercial banking at Wells Fargo as well as corporate accounting at Genesco and Republic Airways.

Aaron manages the Investment Operations division within SEI AFO with a primary focus on fund administration and outsourced accounting services for hedge funds, RIAs and family offices. Prior to joining SEI AFO, Aaron worked as a Fund Accounting Manager for Huntington Asset Services (formerly Unified Fund Services).

Tricia manages the Investment Operations division within SEI AFO with a primary focus on multi-family offices. Prior to her current role, Tricia worked as a senior analyst within AFO during which time she was responsible for building out processes to create efficiencies for multi-enterprise clients. Tricia also spent time in compliance at Roche Diagnostics.

Careers

SEI AFO is focused on being a leading provider to the private wealth market. As a growing fund administration and outsourced accounting provider, SEI AFO is focused on finding talent to help accomplish customer and company goals. SEI AFO employees are challenged to strive for professional excellence while maintaining a balanced lifestyle.

Please visit www.archwaytechnology.net/careers for additional opportunities.

SEI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

Investment Accounting Analyst

Indianapolis, IN

SEI AFO is seeking an Investment Accounting Analyst to join our fund administration practice as a part of our Indianapolis-based team.

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Investment Accounting Analyst

- Indianapolis, IN

SEI AFO is seeking an Investment Accounting Analyst to join our fund administration practice as a part of our Indianapolis-based team.

Contact: jobs@archwayfo.com

News & Events

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[EVENT] Context Summits Miami

January 30, 2019
Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami Beach, FL

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[EVENT] SALT Conference

May 7, 2019
Bellagio, Las Vegas, NV

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[EVENT] GIBI Networking Event

October 2019
Dallas, TX

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[EVENT] Grosvenor Small and Emerging Managers Conference

November 14, 2019
Chicago, IL

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8888 N Keystone Crossing, Suite 1400
Indianapolis, IN 46240

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