Senior Accountant – Private Equity

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Growing Private Equity firm that focuses on investments in middle market companies is seeking a Senior Accountant to join its Finance team. Its a phenomenal opportunity to join a small accounting/finance team and learn it’s Finance operations. The team is comprised of young, dynamic and outgoing professionals!

Company Information:

This is an established New York-based private equity investment firm that focuses on investments in middle market companies in the business services & consumer, healthcare

Job Description:
  • The Management Company Accounting Team, an integral part of the broader Finance Team, is responsible for the accounting, reporting and operational activities of the firm’s four management companies.
  • As a member of the Management Company Accounting Team, your main responsibilities will include:
  • Manage the Accounts Payable process
  • Assist in the implementation of StavPay, a vendor management and accounts payable system, including its integration intoGeneral Ledger System
  • Expense analysis, comparison to budget
  • Manage vendor relationships and overall vendor management
  • Quarterly billings to portfolio companies and Funds
  • Assist with various allocations of third-party service providers
  • Spearhead the Annual 1099 process, quarterly tax payments and reconciliations, and the quarterly Commercial Rent Tax
  • Manage wire template process to ensure all vendor banking details are accurately reflected in firm’s banking platforms and AP system


Requirements / Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of relevant experience in public and private accounting with a focus on private equity
  • Prior experience with Private Equity Funds or Management Company fund administrator
  • Proactive and positive mindset; ability to contribute and improve efficiency in all areas
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy; analytical mindset
  • Desire to work in a challenging, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior organizational skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Team oriented and collaborative within Finance and across all internal groups within Harvest Partners
  • Motivated self-starter with a proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced growing firm
  • Sound judgment in handling highly confidential situations with professionalism and tact
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and computer skills

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