Private Equity Finance Manager

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Summary

Boutique Long/Short Equity Fund that is looking to hire a Finance Manager to support their newly launched and rapidly growing private equity business.


Company Information:

• $4B AUM
• Long/Short Equity Main Strategy
• Private Investments 15% of Total AUM

• 30 Employees

• 20+ Years in Business, Very stable Environment
• Top Compensation and Benefits package; along with a great work/life balance
• Extremely low turnover, only 3 people have left in 20 years

• Lots of exposure to Senior Management

• Down to earth, family oriented work environment


Job Description:

The role will work closely with the investment team to value illiquid investments and help to build out the valuations group from scratch. The position is newly created, reports into the CFO and COO, and will play an integral role in the direction of the firm.

Responsibilities
• Assist with updating the firm’s valuation policy
Review the support for valuations prepared by the investment team for new and existing investments.
Oversee the deliverables to independent valuation providers and assist with reviewing draft reports.
Work with the investment team to track company milestones as it applies to valuation analysis.
Assist the investment team with requesting and tracking information from portfolio companies as appropriate.
Provide instructions to fund admin to properly account for private investments.
Maintain the documentation required for the annual audit and financial statement preparation.
Liaise between the firm and external auditors on audit inquiries related investments priced by the investment manager.
Liaise between the firm’s teams – investment team, back and middle office – to assist in the closing process for new investments.
• Other ad-hoc assignments.

 


Requirements / Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
CPA required
4-8 years of private equity or real estate accounting experience
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, academic environment

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