Senior Fund Accountant

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Boston, MA
COMPENSATION: $120k - $130k
REMOTE / ONSITE: Remote
POSTED: Sep 19, 2022

Our client is a leading investment management firm located in Boston, MA looking to bring on a Senior Fund Accountant. If you have excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills, then this is the position for you!

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$120k – $130k

Position Overview:

The Senior Fund Accountant 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.

Responsibilities of the Senior Fund Accountant:

  • Oversee operations for $13 billion+ AUM within 70+ multi-asset class pooled vehicles, including launching new funds annually.
  • 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.
  • Act as the “information hub” of the organization and serve as a brand ambassador for the firm through management of the team inbox.
  • Review, mentor, and coach the Analysts and Associates on the team.

Qualifications of the Senior Fund Accountant:

  • 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, specifically in Microsoft Excel.
  • VBA and SQL are a plus.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and take responsibility for all aspects of a task.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting, or related field.
  • Strong GPA is required.

Benefits:

  • Full benefits provided by the client.
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: 114066