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GP Accountant

Asset Management, Full-Time

New York, NY


The Role:

Private investment management firm is looking for a colleague to join our General Partner Accounting team, focusing on all General Partner level entities across the entire firm investment platform, including PE (closed-ended), Credit (open-ended), Real Estate (closed-ended) and hybrid vehicles.

Job  Description:


  • Accounting:
    •  Prepare/ review monthly/ quarterly trial balances, financial statements and supporting work-paper packages.
    • Work directly with Fund Accounting and Corporate Accounting teams to ensure proper treatment of underlying fund-level activity, expense accruals and other intercompany activity.
    • Work with/ review administrator quarterly review packages (Credit fund GP).
    • Prepare / review economic allocations and partner capital account roll-forwards.
    • Work with public accounting firms on annual audits and Custody Rule Compliance
    • Capital activity/ processing:
    • Calculate all contribution and distribution amounts for each GP member (including carried interest).
    • Prepare all contribution and distribution notices, including detailed exhibits.
    • Maintain loan and interest schedules and administer the GP’s leveraged co-investment program with a third party bank.
    • General cash management: monitoring contributions/ distributions (between the Funds as well as the GP members) and liquidity forecasting in advance of capital activity.
  • Reporting:
    • Preparation of quarterly / semi-annual capital account statements and schedule of investments.
    • Maintain the GP’s secure reporting website.
    • Various year-end reporting deliverables.
    • Investor Services / Other:
    • Onboard all new GP members.
    • Interact with GP members including senior members of the Firm with respect to soliciting investment decisions, banking information, responding to questions and various ad hoc requests.
    • Participate in various projects including automation of current processes, development of a new accounting system and a multitude of other projects impacting the GP

Required Skills:

  •  2-3 years of asset management related audit / accounting experience and CPA preferred.
  • Proactive and positive attitude; energetic and cooperative team player; desire to make meaningful contributions on a small team.
  • Strong attention to detail; thoughtful problem solver with an analytical mindset.
  • Excellent excel skills including experience with sumifs, pivot tables, and arrays; VBA macro, Alteryx, or Tableau experience a plus.
  • Desire to work in a challenging environment; quick learner who is able to see the big picture.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to confidently converse with individuals at all levels.
  • Superior organizational skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task; sound judgment.



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