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Senior Fund Accountant

  • Compensation: $100,000.00 - $135,000.00 Per Year Plus Bonus
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Perm
  • Job #21154

A real estate private equity fund with several billion dollars under management is seeking to hire a Senior Fund Accountant to work alongside the CFO to perform the finance and accounting responsibilities for the firm which has 4 closed ended real estate funds. This person will also work closely with the fund administrator, auditors, and tax preparers. This candidate will have daily interaction with the acquisition team, investor relations team and the managing partners of the firm.


  • Review of quarterly financials produced by the Fund Administrator to ensure complete and accurate books and records
  • Track daily cash flows from/to real estate investments
  • Manage investor data and reporting in Cross Lake’s Investor portal
  • Prepare/review investor quarterly capital statements
  • Prepare/review capital call and distribution calculations
  • Calculate management fees and carried interest
  • Coordinate the annual audit process with Big Four audit firm
  • Prepare investor reporting requests including audit confirmations, fund performance, and investor questionnaires
  • Complete lender reporting request for leveraged real estate investments and track deadlines
  • Prepare construction loan draws for the build to rent investments under development
  • Prepare borrowing requests, quarterly lender reporting, and tracking outstanding balances for the fund level subscription line/credit facility
  • Assist with cash operations: prepare/review wire transfers while complying with cash controls
  • Exposure to the automated payment processing system used for paying deal level expenses (Concur/SAP)
  • Assist with tracking and review tax returns/tax filings prepared by CPA firm
  • Review deal level quarterly financial reports prepared by JV Partners for completeness and accuracy


  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience
    • Public accounting with exposure to fund accounting and real estate
    • Private equity firm
    • Fund administrator with real estate fund experience
  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting
  • Initiative-taker with ability to multi-task and work well under pressure with energy and enthusiasm
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft office
  • Ability to meet and manage deadlines and display organizational skills
  • Team player and willing to work on a wide range of tasks
  • CPA license preferred
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