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Senior Fund Accountant

  • Compensation: 70,000 - 100,000 yearly Plus Bonus
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Perm
  • Job #18276

A global private equity firm with $12b in AUM that was founded over 35 years ago is looking for a Senior Fund Accountant. The Senior Fund Accountant will handle all accounting and administrative activities in connection with various investment partnerships and assist the manager in reviewing and overseeing work performed by Fund Accountants on the team. 
 

  • Prepare and maintain books and records for various Funds and accounts
  • Prepare  quarterly and annual  financial  statements  (including  balance  sheet, income  statement, partners’  capital  schedule  and  notes  to  the  financial  statements)  and  investment  portfolio analytical reports
  • Review  various  deliverables  prepared  by Fund  Accountants  (i.e  quarterly  reports,  financial 
    statements, monthly estimates, confirmation responses and other ad-hoc requests) 
  • Initial coordination and set-up of new fund support documentation as well as investor information
  • Assist team members with resolving reconciling items related to cash transactions and fund trial balances to system reports  
  • Verify  accuracy  of  records  through  quarterly  reconciliation  of  transaction  activity  per portfolio management  systems and  private equity  fund  financial information  received from investments
  • Assist with annual external audit 
  • Collaborate with Manager to find solutions to create greater efficiency across the team 
  • Coordinate preparation of tax returns with tax advisor; assist with tax related postings to IntraLinks 
  • Carry out various treasury functions; includes review, reconciliations and cash management
  • Manage all other communications with investors, third party consultants/administrators, banks, custodians, accountants, attorneys and others, as necessary

Requirements:

  • BS or MS in Accounting, CPA preferred
  • 3-5 years accounting experience; financial services/asset management preferred
  • Strong accounting background (fund financial accounting
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work assignments
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; Strong organizational skills
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