Associate – Operations

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Summary

Finance – Operations group is responsible for all aspects of fund administration operations related to private equity funds. Additionally, the group supports the private equity deal teams and internal marketing groups.


Company Information:

One of the world’s leading investment firms seeks to create positive economic impact and long-term value for investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work.


Job Description:

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
• Work closely with deal teams/fund counsel/tax advisors and portfolio company (“PC”) management on investment transactions and support
• Liaise with the fund accountants on deal transaction accounting for GAAP F/S
• Manage the investment closing/sale funds flow process along-side the deal teams
• Managing responsibilities and assignments delegated to the junior NY and offshore teams
• Preparation of capital call and distribution memos
• Preparation of internal reporting to COO, CFO and Head of Finance on fund metrics and dry powder schedules
• Liaise with investors
• Forecasting PC cash-flow and fund capital call needs
• Reading and interpreting LPAs
• Monitor fund LPA limit and deal certificate compliance
• Manage capacity on the funds’ credit lines as well as borrowing base compliance/covenants
• Oversee the creation and maintenance of fund and investment structure charts and KYC/AML letters
• Manage custody with 3rd party vendor, share/stock reconciliation and proxy voting process for fund investments
• Liaise with external and internal auditors
• Manage the expense process and compliance with LPA and firm policies
• Work with technology team to improve automation/reporting of manual processes
• Assist with special projects and internal ad hoc requests as needed


Requirements / Qualifications:

Qualifications:
Ideal candidate would have a commitment to excellence in their work product, strong time management skills, and a desire to learn.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
• CPA
• 6-8 Years of public accounting, fund accounting, or fund operations experience
• Strong technical accounting skills
• Strong analytical and organizational skills
• Detail oriented
• Ability to work in a fast paced professional environment and handle multiple projects and deadlines
• Ability to build relationships and communicate effectively across multiple levels, functions and locations
• Effectively work and communicate with members of the team to ensure established deadlines are being met in an efficient, accurate and thorough manner

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