Fairfield, CT – Global Private Equity Fund – Senior Fund Accountant

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Top Performing Private Equity Fund in Fairfield County, CT is looking to hire a Senior Fund Accountant!

Company Information:

$40B AUM Private Equity Fund

3 days in / 2 Remote

Fully Paid Benefits

Seamless Account

Job Description:

Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
 Responsible for the monthly and/or quarterly closing process which includes liaising with outside administrators to create and maintain the financial records for the funds and accounts.
 Reconcile administrator data to internal proprietary portfolio management systems. The external administrators’ duties include maintaining books and records for the funds and accounts, and presenting detailed reporting packages for review and sign off on.
 Reconciliations with external administrators include NAV and PNL calculations, PNL allocations, and management and incentive fee calculations.
 Maintain expense accrual budgets, analyze budget-to-actuals, and liaise with relevant departments on expense projections and allocations between deals or desks.
 Assist in preparation of annual GAAP financial statements, including the coordination of year-end audit inquiries from our external auditors.
 Coordinate with tax function in preparation of year-end tax return information as well as intra-year tax projections and planning based on accounting data.
 This role will also be heavily involved in ad hoc projects, and will work closely with other areas of the firm, including but not limited to Operations, Middle-Office, Valuation, Tax, Investor Relations and Marketing, and our internal Technology team.

Requirements / Qualifications:

 Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
 CPA or CPA track preferred
 Extremely detailed oriented and organized, with a willingness to learn and be challenged.
 Strong communication, problem solving skills, and leadership ability.
 Excellent analytical, quantitative and computer skills (extensive excel and/or SQL knowledge is a plus).
 Knowledge of structured products, whole loan mortgages, and derivatives is a plus.
 Understanding of complex legal structures and related accounting consolidation issues.

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