Senior Fund Accountant

New York, NY

Responsibilities

 

  • Research, as assigned, certain private securities in Fund portfolios for the purpose of ensuring proper accounting treatment (such as the nature of payments, distributions, original issue discounts, and valuations) and compliance with SEC, tax, and prospectus restrictions and limitations, as required
  • Prepare timely and accurate net asset values, yields, distributions, and other fund accounting output for review by other Fund Accountants
  • Reconcile various accounts and review reconciliations prepared by others
  • Record accurately, and in accordance with Company policies and procedures, such accounting records as securities positions, corporate actions, income and debt journals and journal entries as needed
  • Complete daily checklists that provide a detailed review of Fund general ledgers and the accounting entries that make up all transactions recorded
  • Complete cash reconciliations that reconcile Fund or SMA bank statements to the cash balances on their respective general ledgers
  • Review of other Fund Accountant’s checklists and cash reconciliations after the completion of those assigned to you
  • Submit borrowing and repayment notices to Fund lenders as appropriate in managing Fund or SMA liquidity. Perform monthly/quarterly cash waterfalls, borrowing bases & compliance certificates, provide any required underlying investment information to lenders
  • Perform analytical review of monthly, quarterly and annual net investment income and capital gains for distributions to shareholders
  • Preparation of fund expense budgets and asset based fee calculations for your assigned Funds
  • Review of other Fund Accountant’s expense budgets and asset based fee calculations
  • Prepare various sections of public filings on Forms 10-Q and 10-K, review of other sections not prepared by you
  • Review draft press releases and draft prepared remarks/transcripts for earnings conference calls for accounting and statement accuracy
  • Review monthly and quarterly valuation materials, as appropriate, prepared by independent third party valuation experts as well as by portfolio managers of the registered investment adviser
  • Prepare reporting and related accounting materials quarterly for the public company Boards of Directors or private fund’s Board of Managers
  • Review the Board materials prepared by other Fund Accountants for the public company Boards of Directors or private fund’s Board of Managers

 

Requirements

 

  • Bachelor of Science or Business Administration degree in accounting or finance is preferred
  • A minimum of 1-5 years of accounting from a Fund, Administrator or Public Accounting Firm
  • The individual should expect and respect maker-checker internal controls as part of their daily regimen
  • The individual must work closely with the other Fund Accountants and each cover the daily work of their peers during approved time off
  • Regulated investment company tax experience is a plus
  • Private fund with onshore-offshore structure experience a big plus
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products is required
  • Must be authorized to work lawfully in the US

 

 

 

 

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 6/10/2020
Salary $70,000 - $100,000 + bonus






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