Fund Accountant – Private Equity

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Exciting opportunity with an Investment Management Firm that has a wide array of investment vehicles, with significant expertise and a long and successful track record in alternative strategies, including hedge funds and private equity

Company Information:

Financial Services / Leading Investment Management Firm in NYC

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities
• Monitor cash, including cash wires, to ensure they are approved, released, and cleared in a timely manner
• Follow up on cash breaks
• Participate on investor capital calls and distributions booking
• Process investor assignments
• Prepare wires for processing of investor and investment transactions
• Assist with month-end investment valuation processes
• Handle month-end closing and reporting processes, including pricing of fund investments
• Assist with month-end and year-end close of funds
• Review investor documents and prepare monthly financial statements
• Liaise with auditors and assist with audit processes
• Ad hoc projects pertaining to new product offerings, system upgrades, and various process improvements

Requirements / Qualifications:

Desired Background
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
• 1-2 years of fund accounting experience with a focus on hedge funds, private equity, or fund of funds is preferred
• Non-CPA candidate
• Some knowledge of investment products such as stocks, bonds, and foreign currencies
• Solid understanding of accounting principles and processes and journal entries, balance sheet, and income statement presentation
• Proficient in Excel (required) and some knowledge of Investran (highly desired)
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Highly motivated, hardworking, and detail-oriented

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