Fund Accountant

New York, New York • $80,000 - $95,000

About the Company:

Our client is a $500 million boutique private equity firm with a global opportunistic investment strategy and is seeking to hire a Fund Accountant to work directly for the CFO.  This hire will have a fast-track opportunity to be promoted to Controller and will be responsibility for every non-investment activity of the fund including fund accounting, investor relations, fund operations, valuations, management company and tax.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with quarterly financial statement close process
  • Assist with the annual financial statement audit
  • Assist with tax reporting, including K-1 preparation and review (including notices that come on an ad-hoc basis)
  • Monitor expense budgets, allocations and accruals
  • Perform valuation of private investments
  • Assist team members in responding to investor requests
  • Perform ongoing management company accounting functions
  • Identify weaknesses and inefficiencies in existing processes and provide recommendations for improvement

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • 2-5 years of experience in public accounting, fund administration or out of a direct fund
  • Knowledge of private equity fund accounting and/or management company
  • CPA a plus but not required

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