Private Equity/Hedge Fund Accountant

New York, NY

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Day-to-day accounting and transaction posting and journal entry processing for both the Private Equity Funds and Hedge Funds
  • Monitoring the due date of capital calls and distributions to/from underlying funds to ensure timely payment/receipt
  • Reviewing distributions from investments in portfolio companies to ensure proper and accurate accounting treatment and partner allocation
  • Preparation of capital call and distribution notices to partners
  • Preparation of the month-end close accounting work papers including custodial and account reconciliation, analysis, investment reporting, and supporting analysis preparation
  • Initiating, processing and maintaining support for wire transfers
  • Reconciling trading activity to brokers and review settlements for accuracy, including derivative activity
  • Assist with year-end audit and tax schedules
  • Interaction with various teams within the firm
  • Become proficient with the Investran accounting platform

 

 

Requirements

 

  • 3-5 years of private equity/hedge fund experience (ideally mix of public/private)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • CPA or pursuing CPA designation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detailed analytical skills and aptitude to improve/streamline processes
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational/multi-tasking skills with ability to plan/prioritize to ensure efficient and timely deliverables
  • Adapts quickly to a changing environment
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently in a team environment
  • Strong Excel skills and other Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Professional presentation; polished
  • Proficient in accounting software experience (Investran preferred)

 

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

 

Date Posted 8/26/2019
Salary $75,000 - $100,000 + bonus






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