Director, Fund Accounting

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #38837
  • Salary: $170,000

Job Overview – Director, Fund Accounting:
Our client, a prominent organization in New York City, is actively seeking a motivated and experienced Director of Fund Accounting to join their team. This role involves overseeing fund operations and reporting processes, managing financial statements, and leading a team of finance professionals.

Location: New York, NY
Compensation: $170,000 – $190,000/year + bonus
Schedule: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday

Responsibilities as the Director, Fund Accounting:

  • Fund Operations Management: Oversee the entire fund operations and reporting process, ensuring compliance with US GAAP Investment Company Accounting.
  • Financial Review: Review financial statements and investor reporting, manage external audits, and oversee tax reporting processes.
  • Team Leadership: Train, mentor, and motivate a team of finance professionals, monitoring performance to achieve targets.
  • Data Analysis: Compile, analyze, and prepare financial data and operating metrics for quarterly reviews.
  • Business Planning: Work on business plan information, including forecasted financials, strategic initiatives, and industry cycle overviews.
  • Liquidity Monitoring: Monitor liquidity and assess capital needs for the business.
  • Financial Accuracy: Review financial information and analytics to ensure reporting accuracy and optimal performance.
  • Investor Relations: Manage investor capital calls and distributions.

Qualifications for the Director, Fund Accounting:

  • Experience: 7-9 years of experience with a mix of public and private accounting.
  • Technical Skills: Knowledge of US GAAP – Investment Company Accounting, fund accounting experience, and advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Leadership: Experience managing staff through large projects and tight timelines, demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Strategic Thinking: Ability to think strategically, focusing on efficiency and process improvement.
  • Communication: Excellent communication skills, capable of working effectively within a complex organization.

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

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Job ID: 38837