Accounting Manager

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Top PE firm hiring Accounting Manager

Company Information:
  • private equity firm
  • over $90 billion in AUM

Job Description:

Responsibilities will include over time, but are not limited to the following:

• Review some foreign office financials and mentor junior staff
• Full financial statement responsibility for one to two foreign offices as well as support for others
• Responsible for year end audit for some foreign offices
• Maintain and review cash projection and cash needs for various offices
• Review monthly general ledger activity & trial balance, ensuring validity of account balances as well as the coding and vouching of invoices, journal entries for necessary accruals, account coding etc.
• Support Quarterly Executive Management Group reporting
• Management of expenses including the review and coding of invoices
• Ensure policy and procedures are adhered to for invoices and expense reports
• Monthly account analysis and reporting, including analysis of fluctuations from prior year for various accounts
• Strong use of system to obtain financial data from the system for analytical purposes as well as optimal usage of the GL
• Accounting research and recommendations to manager re: issues/concerns, improvements for existing processes
• Billing of Detailed Expenses to Private Equity funds, Portfolio Companies etc providing all necessary support
• Data requests, ad-hoc requests as well as anticipation of needs for internal clients
• Continually being proactive in improving work flow, processes, policies, account analyses and distribution of relevant information
• Anticipation of the needs of internal clients
• Assist in management of department assistant for various related tasks
• Experience in developing and evaluating internal controls

Requirements / Qualifications:

• BS in Accounting
• At least 10+ years progressive public & private accounting
• CPA helpful
• Team player
• Must be a self starter with strong self motivation, taking full ownership of assigned responsibilities and willing to assist in team responsibilities
• Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial statement components, including accrual accounting
• Focused, detail oriented and quality conscious with a strong ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
• Excellent computer skills, with intuitive understanding, including but not limited to excel, pivot tables, report generation and accounting/accounts payable systems
• Excellent professional communication skills
• Excellent work ethic
• Strong analytical skills
• Ability to work with all levels of management and employees in an open team environment
• Professional services industry and foreign office experience a strong plus
• Write and speak in Mandarin a strong plus

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