Senior Fund Accountant

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Boston, MA
COMPENSATION: $95k - $110k
REMOTE / ONSITE: Hybrid
POSTED: Jul 25, 2022

Our client is currently seeking a Senior Fund Accountant to join their $48B global outsourced investment office acting for highly regarded endowments and foundations, senior investment professionals, and sophisticated ultra-high-net-worth families in Europe, North America, and Asia. They build long-term bespoke portfolios for their clients that invest across a range of traditional and alternative asset classes, with exposures built bottom-up through deep asset manager partnerships.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$95k – $110k plus 15% Target bonus.

Position Overview:

The Senior Fund Accountant, located in Boston, will assist with overseeing all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the private funds or pooled vehicles. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in fund accounting, fund operations, and/or fund audits for private equity and/or hedge funds. The successful applicant should be ready for wide-ranging responsibilities in multiple areas and will be expected to be flexible and willing to contribute to the firm’s continued success.

Responsibilities of the Senior Fund Accountant:

  • Oversee operations for $13 billion+ AUM within 70+ multi-asset class pooled vehicles, including launching new funds annually.
  • Act as a project contributor for strategic and tactical operations projects to support the rapidly growing firm and team, with a focus on automation.
  • Support the client and research teams through review and approval of accounting reports prepared by third-party administrators and associates, including wires, NAV packages, capital call, and distribution schedules, waterfall calculations, and client statements.
  • Oversee and manage third-party relationships with administrators, auditors, tax providers, and lawyers.
  • Support all pooled vehicle-related communications and interactions with the global firm and third-party providers.
  • Act as the “information hub” of the organization and serve as a brand ambassador for the firm through management of the team inbox.
  • Collaborate with other teams and service providers to research and problem-solve for clients.
  • Review, mentor, and coach the analysts and associates on the team.
  • Support the recruiting process as the team continues to expand.

Qualifications of the Senior Senior Fund Accountant:

  • Dynamic, detail-oriented, driven, and comfortable managing multiple tasks at once.
  • Outstanding track record of accomplishments and strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Three+ years of experience working in private funds with a strong understanding of hedge fund and/or private equity fund operations.
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Comfort with data analysis and strong technical acumen, specifically in Microsoft Excel. VBA and SQL are a plus.
  • Highly motivated, proactive, and anticipates what should be done to drive the business forward.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and take responsibility for all aspects of a task.
  • Team player who is comfortable working in an entrepreneurial company.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related area with a strong GPA.

Benefits:

  • Professional development and career progression opportunities.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Flexible “results-focused” working model.
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Short and long-term disability insurance.
  • Life insurance.
  • Flexible spending accounts.
  • Commuter benefits.
  • Paid time off.
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching.
  • Global philanthropy via a charity program and volunteer day.
  • Variety of wellness and social events.
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: 112122