Fund Accountant

New York, New York • $95,000 - $115,000

About the Company:

Our client, New York-based merchant banking firm making alternative asset investments in private equity and debt in partnership with management across the industrial manufacturing, business service and information service sectors.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee monthly financial close process and day-to-day accounting operations including but not limited to review of bank reconciliations, expense allocations, accruals, etc.
  • Responsible for overall management of general ledger, including chart of accounts maintenance and journal entry integrity for various entities including the management company and investment advisor
  • Liaise with external auditors and tax firms to ensure timely completion of annual audits, regulatory SBA examinations and timely filings of tax returns
  • Liaise with external payroll administrators and 401K administrators to ensure accuracy of payroll and semi-monthly retirement contributions
  • Work closely with fund administrators to maintain records of fund
  • Manage timely collections of valuations from third party vendors
  • Responsible for quarterly and annual communications to Limited Partners of the fund
  • Responsible for forecasting semi-monthly cash flows for operations, including preparation of weekly cash position report
  • Responsible for assisting the CFO with semi-annual forecasting/budgeting for cash flow needs of the Management Company and Investment Advisor
  • Responsible for coordinating monthly expense process and allocating expenses appropriately amongst Management Company and Investment Advisor
  • Prepare quarterly intercompany receivable between SIC and Investment Advisor
  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly/quarterly interest invoicing to portfolio companies, including setting up of ACH debits
  • Responsible for the preparation of various management reporting, including board presentations, meeting minutes and investment track record with calculated internal rate of return
  • Assist with the review of various external communications, including public filings, earnings release, etc.
  • Perform quarterly flux analysis for balance sheet and income statement
  • Assist with documentation retention for the company’s Sarbanes Oxley compliance

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 4-6 Years of accounting experience including experience in Audit or Fund Accounting
  • CPA Preferred
  • They are looking for someone hard working, dedicated, keen to learn and grow, self-motivated and not afraid to work hard!

Compensation & Benefits:

  • $115,000K Base Salary
  • Competitive Bonus
  • Future Potential for Stock Compensation
  • 25 Vacation Days
  • 401k with generous Match

 

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