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Senior Fund Accountant

Hedge Fund, Full-Time

New York, NY

$85,000 - $115,000 BASE


The Role:

Multi-billion dollar credit fund looking for a Senior Fund Accountant to join their team and work directly for the Head of Accounting & Finance.  Role will encompass all non-trading activities for a complex set of funds.

Job  Description:

  • Monitor work performed by the service providers, specifically the Fund administrator and loan servicer.
  • Participate in the monthly/quarterly financial close process, review financial and management reporting packages, including key reports for completeness and accuracy.
  • Perform day to day finance operations and processes, including investor and other account activities within the finance group.
  • Assist Finance Team in all audit activity, including providing support, issue identification, resolution and documentation, and financial statement preparation.
  • Prepare and consistently analyze financial data, including performance information and other trends.
  • Prepare additional analysis to support management decision making
  • Respond to inquiries relating to financial information from the firm non – finance groups, i.e., investor relations, operations, risk and compliance, deal teams etc.
  • Administer capital call/distribution notices and help facilitate distribution of quarterly account statements with administrator.
  • Assist in coordination with external auditors and tax advisors during the year-end audits and provide tax information to tax department

Required Skills:

  • 3 to 6 years of accounting, reporting and finance experience
  • CPA, “Big 4” auditing and/or Finance & Operations experience at a registered investment advisor or regulated financial institution will be helpful
  • Strong financial, accounting, reporting and alternative business knowledge, in the Credit (Direct Lending Loan Origination) space
  • Experience with complex fund structures and calculations (Waterfall, Purchase participations, e.t.c.), processes, direct lending investment strategies and instruments
  • Analytical and focused. Comfortable with solving complex problems and offering advice grounded in facts and logic
  • Detail oriented accompanied by extensive knowledge of Excel.Exhibits a drive for continuous improvement; hands on mindset
  • Technology savvy and experience in leveraging accounting and other technology to enhance impact
  • High energy and strong work ethic
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)

 

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