Engagement Manager

  • Location: New York, NY, New York
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #30721

Compensation: $120,000-$160,000

Location: New York, NY

Employee-owned provider of specialized fund administration services for Managers and General Partners of private equity funds is looking for an Engagement Manager to join the team. The Engagement Manager is responsible for managing and leading all client engagements. In conjunction with the Engagement Director, the Engagement Manager is responsible for supervising the Fund Controller and Associate in matters of fund accounting, capital account maintenance, and financial statement preparation.  

Highlights About the Company & Position:

  • Maintain frequent client contact to keep abreast of ongoing fund activities
  • Manage client expectations
  • Manage engagement keeping in mind client needs, staff utilization and overall engagement efficiency
  • Supervise the audit and tax preparation process
  • Review all communications to the client and its investors on an ongoing basis
  • Assist with sourcing new clients, issuing proposals and overall business development
  • Mentor and train junior staff members

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required (Finance/Accounting/Economics concentration preferred)
  • 2+ years of public accounting experience or equivalent
  • 2+ years of VC/PE fund experience or fund administrator – OR – minimum 1 year as manager at a public accounting firm
  • Previous Private Equity/VC experience and knowledge of Partnership Accounting, preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, Word & Outlook
  • Familiarity with QuickBooks 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.

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Job ID: 30721