Real Estate Private Equity Accountant

  • Location: New York, NY, New York
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #31102

Compensation: $100,000-$130,000 + bonus

Location: New York, NY

Opportunity to join a New York-based global investment manager. The Firm is seeking a Real Estate Private Equity Accountant. This individual will play a critical role in growing and developing the finance function, with excellent opportunities to build on venture capital and real asset private equity expertise.

Highlights About the Company & Position:

  • Working directly with firm executives and service providers to drive the accounting and reporting processes for the firm and all funds under management, capturing investment activity, fee and expense accruals, and other activities.
  • Assisting with cash flow, liquidity, and budget management, overseeing accounts payable tasks.
  • Assisting with year-end audits and tax preparation, including the compilation of financial statements, footnotes, and accounting position papers, and reviewing prepared tax documents.
  • Preparing and calculating capital calls and allocations, capital contributions, and distributions, including management fees and carried interest calculations.
  • Assisting with asset management and investor reporting for current and future portfolio investments.
  • Partnering with internal and external legal counsel to ensure loan and regulatory compliance.
  • Participating in improvement initiatives around portfolio management, internal controls, policies, and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s / Master's in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA preferred
  • 4-5 years of experience in public accounting or in private equity/venture capital/investment management.
  • Real estate private equity funds experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and IFRS, exposure to UK GAAP is a plus.
  • Highly numerate, methodical in prioritizing work and multi-tasking, and able to demonstrate attention to detail.

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: 31102