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Associate – Private Equity Fund Administration

Compensation
60k/year - 85k/year
Type
Permanent
Location
New York, NY

TOTAL COMPENSATION is targeted at $60K - $85K  . To be determined based on candidates’ credentials, performance and value added to the firm / department.

 

Associate – Private Equity Fund Administration

 

Our client is a global provider of administration and AIFMD services to top tier private equity, real estate, debt, and infrastructure clients.  

 

Our client will offer CPA examination support (such as reimbursement for exam fees) to accountants completing their professional qualification. They offer full training and support pertaining to the funds that they service, the chance to develop your skills, as well as a stable and reliable working environment.

 

Position Overview

The individual will be responsible for servicing the needs of a portfolio of clients. The individual will liaise with the CFO and financial accounting team of the funds, third parties (including auditors) and any other external advisors necessary to ensure all issues are resolved and deadlines met. There will also be numerous other responsibilities including tracking the financial performance of the fund and assisting with capital calls/distributions, performance calculations and other day to day functions.

  

Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):  

  • Preparation of periodic financial statements and other accounting reports for our clients.
  • Compile and analyze financial information underlying the financial statements.
  • Preparing bank reconciliations for all client accounts.
  • Updating the financial system (SUN) for all transaction related activity
  • Preparation of asset level reporting for the client and seeking new ways to provide informative and concise information.
  • Calculation of performance metrics.
  • Involvement with year-end audit, including preparation of relevant files and resolving issues.
  • Monitoring compliance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”) and company procedures.
  • Collect appropriate data and prepare relevant reports for clients.
  • Additional ad hoc duties or project as necessary.

Qualifications:  

  • A general understanding of US GAAP.
  • Interest in reporting and other accounting challenges faced by private equity, infrastructure, real estate, debt, and fund of funds firms (our clients).
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from various groups, particularly clients.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.
  • The individual must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.
  • Intermediate / advanced excel and word skills a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA or above, in Accounting or related subject is required.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.
  • Intermediate / advanced excel and word skills a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree. Accounting or related subject is required.

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