Compensation Associate

New York, New York • Boston, Massachusetts • $120,000-$130,000

About the Company: 

Our client is an alternative asset management firm investing in the private equity, credit, and real estate space, with distressed funds expertise. The Compensation Associate will be part of a team that is responsible for accounting, allocating, planning, reporting, and administration of salary, bonus, equity based compensation and other types of remuneration paid to employees of the firm.



  • Responsible for recording the majority of monthly compensation entries including payroll, stock amortization, and compensation-based accruals
  • Responsible for quarterly equity plan requirements including share deliveries, dividends, and retention
  • Assist with employee equity-based compensation queries
  • Ensure compensation recorded in the general ledger reconciles and is accurately reflected in the financial statements
  • Review, analyze, and assist with quarterly analysis for the earnings release and 10Q/K
  • Facilitate compensation related fund reimbursement process including fund invoicing, journal entries and fund inquiry resolution
  • Validating financials statement support and compliance with SEC reporting



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience
  • CPA preferred
  • Strong U.S GAAP and technical accounting knowledge
  • Experience with OneStream and PeopleSoft a plus
  • Proficiency in Excel required


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