Dan Hess oversees the accounting and financial reporting functions for the investment pool programs and related portfolios managed by PFM. His responsibilities include directing daily pool accounting activities, financial statement and tax return preparation, expense management, coordination with external auditors, research of new accounting standards and compliance regulations, and implementation of new policies and procedures. Dan is also responsible for financial and regulatory filings for PFM’s broker/dealer subsidiary, PFM Funds Distributors, Inc., and for the SEC-registered mutual funds PFM manages.
Dan serves as Treasurer of the PFM Multi-Manager Series Trust and Secretary and Treasurer for the PFM Funds, each of which are mutual funds registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940. He serves as Principal Accounting Officer of the Michigan Liquid Asset Fund Plus and plays a comparable financial oversight role for local government investment pools managed by PFM. Dan also serves as Financial and Operations Principal for PFM Fund Distributors, Inc. He previously served as PFM’s compliance manager and continues to provide assistance to PFM’s Compliance Group, as appropriate.
Prior to joining PFM in 2001, Dan was a senior auditor with international accounting firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC).