Staff Accountant – Private Equity (NYC)

Our client, a multi-billion dollar New York-based investment adviser is seeking a staff accountant to join their team. The position will facilitate data collection and entry relating to Fund and Direct Investments in order to maintain efficient workflow and data analytics relating to Investment tracking and Accounting information.

Responsibilities:
Download and save Investment communication and documents into the PE document management system
Maintain login IDs and passwords for third party Investment websites to facilitate extraction of documents
Read and interpret Investment communications to facilitate transactional and valuation data entry into PE investment tracking system and Excel
Assist in running reports, performing reconciliations, troubleshooting and data analytics
Identify and correct any data entry errors and manage data integrity
Gather information and set up templates for prospective and new Investments in PE investment tracking system
Meet strict deadlines for Monthly & Quarterly reports
Respond to ad hoc reporting requests
Assist in special projects / requests

Requirements:

Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance
Minimum 1 year fund administration experience.
Proven ability to work as part of a team
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Strong organizational skills
Must be able to interact with others at various levels
Detail oriented with a strong work ethic

 

*Knowledge of Alta Return a plus

 

 

Location: New York, NY

Salary: Competitive Base + Bonus

 

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Reporting Analyst – Private Equity Accounting (NYC)

Our client, a multi-billion dollar New York-based investment adviser, is seeking a Private Equity Accountant to their team.

The Reporting Analyst will form part of the Finance & Reporting team. They will be joining a high caliber, exceptionally talented team and will be provided with significant opportunities for learning, growth and mentorship.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze portfolio investment financial statements to identify and update the required financial information
  • Maintain the integrity of the financial information gathered above
  • Perform portfolio bottom up analysis
  • Record static and transactional data relating to alternative investment activities
  • Prepare Monthly, Quarterly & Annual investor and management reports
  • Compile cash flow forecasts
  • Prepare investment summaries and updates to senior management
  • Respond to ad hoc investor requests
  • Support Fund Accounting, Compliance or Investment team on an as-needed basis
  • Liaising with various internal groups and external managers to obtain investment information

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics
  • 2-5 years of public accounting or in-house fund accounting experience in the asset management arena
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Strong affinity for data and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Confident self-starter capable of effective time management and driving projects to completion
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team and meet strict deliverable deadlines
  • Prior report building experience a plus

 

Location: NYC

Salary: $90K – 100K plus bonus

Senior Accountant – Private Equity (NYC)

Our Client, a Multi-Billion dollar investment advisory is seeking a Private Equity Accountant to join their team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Review accounting and reporting for various funds and other entities which may include but no limited to journal entries, waterfall calculations, loan repayment, capital statements, etc.
  • Preparation of Capital Calls, Distributions, Capital Statements and Financial Statements
  • Filing ADV and PF and organize information as necessary for SEC examinations
  • Monitoring cash activity which includes review of daily cash need
  • Prepare quarterly and annual valuations as well as various investment reports
  • Assisting with process control narratives
  • Prepare/review payment of various invoices and allocations
  • Preparation of year-end audits and response to requests in a timely fashion
  • Assisting with management company accounting, cash management, invoicing, quarterly reporting, and journal entries
  • Prepare supporting schedules for annual tax returns

 

Liaising with auditors, tax preparers, custodians, banks, investors, and general partners’ finance team is important.

 

Sr. Accountant may also need to assist with any other special projects that may arise. You will also need to be proactive in streamlining current processes.

 

Requirements:

Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance
3-5 years related experience in public/fund accounting preferably within a Private Equity setting
Strong knowledge of financial reporting
Proven ability to work as part of a team
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Strong organizational skills
Must be able to interact with others at various levels
Detail oriented with a strong work ethic

 

*Knowledge of Alta Return a plus

 

 

Location: New York, NY

Salary: $90 – $125K + 30-40% Bonus

 

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