Full time

Private Equity Accountant

NYCJob reference #: DD10217B

description

One of our Premier Private Equity/Hedg Fund Clients is seeking a Fund Analyst/Accountant with prior experience in Private Equity/Asset Management. The ideal candidate will join a highly successful growing Finance team based in Midtown NYC.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily preparation of portfolio valuation and portfolio analytics.
  • Prepare and review quarterly and annual workpapers and financial statement packages
  • Prepare cash forecasting and expense management for the fund
  • Assist with external audits including preparation of financial statements and footnotes under US GAAP and IFRS
  • Daily P&L, cash, and position reconciliations including overseeing commission accruals and payments
  • Responsible for preparing the day to day accounting for funds and related investment vehicles
  • Review management fees and incentive/carry fee calculations
  • Review portfolio valuation and analyze the fund’s performance on both daily and monthly basis
  • Manage the plans’ cash balances to track the need for quarterly capital calls, distributions & receivables and payables.
  • The candidate will serve as a liaison between the Accounting team, Portfolio teams, Custodians, Administrators, Auditors, and Third-party vendors.

Requirements:

  • College Degree required: accounting degree preferred.
  • CPA strongly Preferred
  • Must have experience with Private Equity Audit/GAAP Reporting
  • Minimum 3+ years of related Accounting experience
  • Strong computer skills – Knowledge of Advent Geneva, Investran (or similar) software a plus.
  • Demonstrated team player; self-starter; independent thinker; excellent judgment.
  • Advanced communication, analytical, and problem resolution skills.