Senior Private Equity Accountant (Transactions)

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$40B AUM Private Equity Fund is looking to hire a Transaction Accountant!!

Company Information:

$40B AUM Private Equity Fund

Job Description:

Join a growing Team of Senior Accountants responsible for the coordination and oversight of the day to day management and investment related activities of international holding companies.  This newly added position will have the opportunity to work in coordination with our Team Counterparts in the firm’s foreign offices, as well as other internal groups (Accounting, Tax, Legal, Custody) and various third party international advisors regarding the activities of the holding companies located in Luxembourg, Netherlands, Mauritius, Brazil, the Cayman Islands, and Singapore, amongst other jurisdictions.  This is a unique position which allows the team member to navigate legal, financial, corporate, tax, and operational issues, while expanding upon their accounting knowledge base.  Additionally, the role provides the opportunity to gain valuable project management experience as well as managerial skills through overseeing the workflows and responsibilities of the Team Staff Accountants.

Responsibilities include:

Investment Related Planning:

  • Assist in the coordination of the successful completion of investments made via international, multi-tier investment structures. This includes working in coordination with our Team Counterparts in the foreign offices, the investment professionals, and local advisors.
  • Review of investment / transaction related documentation (i.e. Shareholder Agreements, Share Purchase Agreements, Loan Agreements, etc.).
  • Liaise with other internal accounting groups (i.e. Fund, Tax, Treasury, Custody) to ensure proper process and recording of investment transactions.
  • Maintain and review all records and files pertaining to investment activity for accuracy.

Corporate Governance/Cash Management:

  • Maintain direct contact with international service providers to support the day to day operations for foreign holding companies.
  • Assist with the incorporation and/or dissolution of holding companies in multi-tier, multi-jurisdictional structures.
  • Coordinate for the preparation and assist with the review of corporate resolutions, board minutes and related communications. Ensure that all holding company corporate related records and files are accurate and up to date.
  • Maintain various holding company related schedules- (i.e.: cash reconciliations, dividend tracking, company share capital, debt instruments).
  • Preparation and/or review of payment instructions, holding company related cash/bank and custody accounts and statements. Assist in bank and custody account openings.

Requirements / Qualifications:

Key Priorities:

  • MS in Accounting/Tax, 3-5 years experience. CPA helpful.
  • The ability to work well both independently and in teams in a fast paced environment
  • Proactively plan and manage day to day responsibilities and work flow
  • The appropriate candidate for this position must have strong organizational, communication and analytical skills, be very detail oriented and have the ability to prioritize and perform under pressure
  • High degree of responsibility
  • Knowledge of Alternative Investment Vehicles and foreign investment structures helpful

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