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Fund Accountant

Private Equity, Full-Time

Darien, CT

$55,000 - $80,000 (10%-15% BONUS)


The Role:

Growing national private equity fund administrator looking for a Fund Accountant to join their CT office.

Job  Description:

Responsibilities

  • Daily / Weekly
    • Daily cash activity: Check for notices on assigned funds, Reach out to GPs on discrepancies, missing information (obtain approval from team members as needed)
    • Alert CD and CM’s of any major cash flow items
    • LPS calls – reconcile, reach out to client or CD for missing payments
    • Prepare LP distribution wires for approval from Fund head and Client
    • Complete, track and respond to confirms
    • Prepare Cash / journal entries
    • Prepare Investment and Investor Confirmations
    • Populate PA Distribution template
    • Gather support for LP Requests (Client specific SOP as set by CD)
    • Update Contact Information for Existing LPs
    • Assist Senior Accountant with LP calls and distributions
  • Quarterly
    • Cash Rec’s
    • Prepare JE’s
    • Assist Sr. Fund Acct with preparation F/S, Capital RFs and CABs, Quarterly Letter
  • Annually
    • Assist Sr. Fund Acct with Rolling audit files: Financial Highlights, Footnotes, Cost Basis, Audit confirmations / templates
    • Assist Sr. Fund Acct with open items list / auditor communications
    • K1s & Other Tax Forms: Aggregating underlying investment K1s, Provide to tax accountants
  • Ad Hoc / Special Projects
    • Assist with onboarding process for new funds
    • Input client information into system
    • Compliance Requests: FATCA, Form PF, AUM, Form ADV, Organization / Communications
    • Arrange coverage for daily cash responsibilities with another Fund Accountant in case of vacations or long absences
    • Communicate with Sr. Fund Acct status of Reports and projects
    • Work with Sr. team members on special requests from clients
    • Assist with the development of policies and procedures CMS
    • Assist with training/mentoring of junior staff

 

Required Skills:

  • Quarterly Journal Entries
  • Understand Unrealized Gain/Loss Schedule
  • Understanding Valuation Changes
  • Reconcile investment capital account
  • Reconcile Unfunded commitments
  • Reconcile Cash Flow
  • Demonstrate basic multitasking ability
  • Demonstrate advanced excel skills
  • People Skills
  • Internal – Positive Team Interaction
  • External – Demonstrate ability to communicate professionally: Analytical ability, Demonstrate attention to detail

 

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