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Summary

Top PE fund is seeking to hire a Management Company Accountant!


Company Information:
  • Private Equity Fund
  • $50 billion in assets under management
  • Private equity, Credit, and Real Estate investments

Job Description:

• Prepare month-end allocation schedules for proper allocation of expenses to the appropriate funds
• Prepare supporting expense accrual calculations and book general ledger journal entries in Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains Accounting System
• Prepare journal entries in a nontraditional data format suitable for uploading into Data Warehouse (Reporting system)
• Monitoring daily cash activity and preparing monthly cash reconciliations, while working closely with Accounts Payable, Tax, Treasury, and third party vendors to identify and solve for unusual transactions
• Assist Accounts Payable team with new vendor management, invoice coding, and invoice processing
• Maintain and update meta data within Data Warehouse, improve data quality
• Prepare monthly bank, payroll, and account reconciliations
• Prepare monthly expense summaries and analyses
• Prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliation and determine action items
• Interact with Operations, Data Warehouse Development, Legal, Tax and Financial Reporting to resolve process and accounting issues
• Identify, enhance, develop, and document process efficiencies
• Assist with any ad hoc requests
• Assist with year-end audits


Requirements / Qualifications:

• Minimum three to four years of relevant experience, public accounting experience preferred
• BA or BS in Accounting or a related field; excellent academic record
• Strong Excel skills required including Pivots, lookups, statistical and logical functions; ability to create presentations from start to finish
• Experience using Great Plains software, Business Objects, Data Warehouse skills a plus
• Attention to detail and strong analytical skills is a must
• Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
• Exceptional grammar, documenting, and writing skills
• Excellent analytical, financial, and problem solving skills
• Ability to work efficiently and in a very dynamic and deadline-driven environment
• Demonstrate a flexible, creative approach; understand risk and can quickly assess, propose, and adapt solutions unique to each solution
• Demonstrate high energy coupled with a positive, decisive attitude, with a strong grasp of the details and a sense of urgency.

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