Fund Accountant – Temp to Hire

  • Location: New York, NY, New York
  • Type: Temporary
  • Job #30827

Compensation: $30/hr

Location: New York, NY

Global investment firm is seeking an exceptional Fund Accountant to join its Alternative Investments Accounting Team. Reporting to the Fund Controllers, this person will join a highly collaborative team and assist the Fund Controllers with completing the month end financial close process, preparing monthly financial statements, overseeing the fund administrator, assisting in year-end audits, and performing other responsibilities as may be reasonably assigned from time to time.

Highlights About the Company & Position:

  • Prepare monthly closing package to support the calculation of the Fund’s NAV including working with an external fund administrator when necessary.
  • Provide financial information and reporting to internal management, external counterparties and investors.
  • Coordinate investor transactions including subscriptions and redemptions.
  • Prepare month-end investor statements.
  • Monitor expense budgets and accruals.
  • Understand and be able to discuss governing documents of the Fund (PPM, LLC agreement, subscription documents, etc.)
  • Coordinate with external auditors on agreed-upon procedures work and annual audits/financial statement preparation.
  • Work on projects to improve overall processes and accounting procedures.
  • Interact with senior management, corporate accounting, operations, analysts, and legal.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • BS/BA required.
  • 2-4 years prior public accounting/fund accounting experience in financial services.
  • CPA Strongly Preferred.
  • Strong communication (written and verbal), analytical and spreadsheet skills.
  • Exposure to investment companies such as hedge funds, private equity funds, mutual funds, CLOs, or similar accounting.

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: 30827