Private Equity Fund Accountant

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

About the Company:

Our client, a $1 Billion AUM Health-Care Focused Private Equity Fund is seeking a highly motivated finance professional to join the team as Senior Accountant. The candidate will support the Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Controller in an exciting opportunity to gain exposure to all aspects of a private equity finance team and be an essential member of a growing private equity firm.

Responsibilities
· Prepare quarterly workpaper packages and financial statements
· Support the annual audit and preparation of the annual tax returns
· Liaise with fund administrators to facilitate financial reporting
· Maintain internal books and records for all investment vehicles
· Support in the preparation of capital call and distribution calculations
· Prepare management company books and records
· Process accounts payable and expense reports
· Assist in investor relations matters
· Aid in the preparation of annual regulatory filings
· Reconcile firm cash activity and evaluate liquidity needs
· Prepare ad hoc reports for the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Management

Requirements:
· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
· 2-4 years of relevant work experience in either public accounting, fund administration, or private equity finance
· CPA required
· Exposure to Private Equity
· Strong work ethic and self-starter
· Excellent communication skills
· Ability to multitask, prioritize, and adapt to fast paced work environment
· High level of expertise in Microsoft Excel

Compensation & Benefits:

  • $80,000 – $100,000K Base Salary
  • Strong Bonus at year-end
  • Great benefits program
  • Generous 401K with a match

 

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