Fund Accountant (Private Equity)

  • Location: New York, NY, New York
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #31133

Compensation: $100,000-$140,000 + bonus

Location: New York, NY

Leader in alternative investing is seeking a fund accountant to support the firm’s various strategies. Fund Accounting has a significant presence within the organization.

Highlights About the Company & Position:

  • Accurately prepare and record accounting entries in accordance with firm policy and US GAAP.
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate review of the monthly books and records prepared by fund administrators as well as internal reporting of both estimated and final fund PnL & returns.
  • Review the completeness and accuracy of monthly investor allocations, management fee/waterfall calculations, infra-fund transactions, and investor statements.
  • Responsible for calculations of investor capital calls and distributions, as well as accurate tracking of called and uncalled capital by investors.
  • Prepare internal and external deliverables including investor requests, internal data requests, regulatory reporting requests, and, from time to time, ad hoc projections of fund/investor data.
  • Review payments/reimbursements for fund expenses and management fees and clear the ensuing cash breaks.
  • Responsible for the review of quarterly unaudited and annual audited financial statements as well as annual footnote disclosures.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • 3-5 years of public or private accounting experience.
  • CPA preferred.
  • Experience with a wide assortment of financial products, including fixed-income securities, equities, repos, and financial derivatives is a plus.
  • Team player and detail-oriented.
  • Must work well in a very dynamic and deadline-driven culture.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word) required.
  • Understanding of the role data plays in efficient processes.
  • Data warehouse experience 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: 31133