Fund Accountant

New York, New York • $80,000 - $100,000

About the Company:

Our client, a global investment and advisory firm, is seeking a Hedge Fund Accountant to join its Accounting team. Reporting to the Fund Controllers, this person will join a highly collaborative team and assist the Fund Controllers with responsibilities for completing the month end financial close process, preparing monthly financial statements, overseeing the fund administrator, assisting in year-end audits, reviewing tax information, and performing other responsibilities as may be reasonably assigned from time to time.

Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Coordinate with external auditors on agreed-upon procedures work and annual audits/financial statement preparation
  • Coordinate with external tax preparers in the tax return and K-1 process
  • Work on projects to improve overall processes and accounting procedures
  • Interact with senior management, corporate accounting, internal operations, analysts and legal department

Requirements:

  • Strong communication (written and verbal), analytical and spreadsheet skills.
  • 2-4 years prior public accounting/fund accounting experience; exposure to hedge fund, private equity, mutual fund, CLO, or similar accounting is required
  • CPA Strongly Preferred

Compensation & Benefits:

  • $80,000 – $100,000
  • Comprehensive benefits package

 

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