Business Analyst – Accounting

  • Location: New York, NY, New York
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #32796
  • Salary: $150,000.00

Accounting & Technology Business Analyst
Compensation: $150,000 – $200,000 + bonus
Location: New York, NY

A global private equity firm is seeking an Accounting & Technology Business Analyst with 5-10 years of professional experience to join its high-visibility Accounting Technology team. The candidate should be nimble, execution-oriented, and have a background in accounting or an understanding of accounting principles.


  • Lead the analysis, design, and delivery phases of future-state Accounting technology-related deliverables and implementations
  • Support the Accounting Technology application suite by onboarding new funds, troubleshooting issues, enhancing existing features and processes, and providing ongoing user support and training
  • Document business processes and data requirements
  • Review design documentation to ensure it meets the needs of the business process
  • Define, recommend, and implement business process improvements
  • Develop detailed documentation around how IT systems facilitate business process
  • Develop detailed training documentation
  • Create user testing strategies, plans, scripts, etc., and participate in test execution
  • Identify project issues/risks and recommend solutions
  • Facilitate team and client meetings
  • Consistently monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
  • Troubleshoot business issues as it relates to all supporting technology


  • 5-10 years’ experience as a Business Analyst
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to structure and conduct interviews with Accounting users to gather requirements
  • Analytical skills to analyze the requirements and define scope and deliverables
  • Ability to drive multiple projects forward simultaneously and understand and manage priorities
  • Knowledge of and experience in private equity fund accounting and/or alternative investments is recommended
  • Proven success as a team member, ability to contribute to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members, proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback, and providing guidance, clarification, and feedback to less-experienced staff
  • Prior experience with the Accounting Technology suite/experience with developing reports is a plus

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.

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Job ID: 32796