Senior Fund Accountant

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Coral Gables , FL
COMPENSATION: $100k - $150k
REMOTE / ONSITE: Hybrid
POSTED: Jul 25, 2022

Our client, an internationally known private equity firm, is looking to add a Senior Fund Accountant to their Accounting department. Our client is well-established in the industry yet growing rapidly.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$100k – $150k plus bonus.

Position Overview:

The Senior Fund Accountant will join a strong and established team and have ample opportunities to grow, develop, and be successful in your career. The Senior Fund Accountant will assist with the execution of the day-to-day accounting operations, as well as the monthly and quarterly close, and financial reporting processes related to credit funds. The Senior Fund Accountant will supervise a small team of offshore accounting personnel. This will provide the candidate the management responsibilities and opportunities to build and grow a successful team.

Responsibilities of the Senior Fund Accountant:

  • Work closely with the Investment and Operations teams daily to ensure the accounting books are accurate.
  • Participate in monitoring all investments and analyzing the related performance.
  • Train and supervise a team of offshore personnel as needed.
  • Responsible for managing the accounting as well as the preparation and approval of the quarterly financial reports, and compliance and investor reporting for all assigned funds.
  • Ensure compliance with the funds’ governing documents as well as GAAP and SEC requirements.
  • Research and propose accounting guidance to facilitate discussion and conclusion with other senior fund accountant team members.
  • Have a thorough understanding of all concepts within assigned funds’ governing documents (PPM, LPAs, IMAs, etc.) and be able to articulate and apply them correctly in carrying out day-to-day management of assigned funds.
  • Review call/distribution notices, credit line draw/paydown/other notices, partner capital statements, and quarterly investor letters and liaise with the Investor Services team in the distribution of such deliverables and in preparing responses to periodic investor requests/questions.
  • Assist in the quarterly review of the valuation process relating to assigned funds’ portfolio investments.
  • Prepare analyses or responses to address requests from investment and/or origination professionals.
  • Special projects as needed.

Qualifications of the Senior Fund Accountant:

  • 2 – 4 years of related experience (e.g. hedge fund, private equity, bank, administrator, or public accounting).
  • Big 4 experience or prior fund accounting experience is preferred.
  • Experience with distressed debt, credit instruments, and/or originated loans is preferred.
  • Strong Excel skills are a must.
  • Experience with Investran or Virtual Portfolio Manager (“VPM”) is a plus.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Effective and self-motivated problem solver.
  • Positive attitude with a team player mentality.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field is required.
  • Master’s degree is  preferred.

Benefits:

  • Client provided benefits, upon eligibility.
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 112112