Ref No.: 18-07341
Location: Princeton, New Jersey
Princeton Information is seeking an Associate for a major client @ Princeton, NJ

Job Description is as below:

Duties:


We are seeking an Associate level candidate in the Global Accounting and Product Services team in Princeton, NJ that supports our alternative investment team for Client's largest closed ended alternative investment group, Private Equity.
The business demand is high as capital inflows pour into Private Equity and the firm is looking for a driven candidate to grow with the team.
Ensure a best in class control environment exists internally in an oversight capacity and externally within our 3rd party administrators
• Partner with internal stakeholders who support the same product set, including our portfolio management, legal, tax, product strategy, corporate accounting and finance and all other necessary groups
• Support the business in the successful launch of new products or the liquidation of legacy products at the end of their stated term
Review NAVs of the firm's alternative investment fund products, including detailed review and analysis of key reconciliations and fee calculations.
• Facilitate cash management decision making for portfolio management or middle office teams to ensure proper capital call and distributions are processed timely.
• Provide input on annual audited financial statements in conjunction with the alternative financial reporting group.
• Product management responsibilities including liaising with funds' independent auditors, tax providers and administrators to ensure proper close-out of all open inquiries.
• Support required regulatory filings, such as Form PQR, Form PF, and AIFMD filings.
• Communicate performance results to investors and resolve investors' questions.
• Custom reporting and projects for investor specific needs.
• Partnering and communicating with various internal business units regarding fund products and performance data.
• Group project opportunities related to implementation of new product accounting, operational procedures, and planning / evaluating technology enhancements.
• Support the investment and business team with marketing and product launches

Skills:

• 3 to 7+ years of relevant investment/fund accounting or public accounting (audit) experience, specifically supporting closed end alternative investment funds, Private Equity a plus.
• BS/BA degree in finance/ accounting, CPA a plus
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
 Strong accounting skills, including knowledge of US GAAP and financial statement presentation for investment companies
• Strong organizational, analytical, problem-solving and planning skills, including the ability to multitask
• Strong technical abilities to guide providers from an accounting decision making perspective with an ability to get in the weeds where necessary with the internal team
• Ability to manage projects, work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast paced and team oriented environment. Management experience a plus
• Proficient in Microsoft Office products, emphasis on Excel. Experience with VBA is a plus
• Ability to work and deliver results independently, a self-starter

Keywords:
Education:
Skills and Experience:
Required Skills:

ACCOUNTING
ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE
AUDIT
CASH MANAGEMENT
CORPORATE ACCOUNTING
Additional Skills:
CPA
EXCEL
EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION SKILLS
FILINGS
FINANCE
FINANCIAL REPORTING
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
FUND ACCOUNTING
GAAP
MARKETING
MICROSOFT OFFICE
PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
PROBLEM-SOLVING
PRODUCT MANAGEMENT
PUBLIC ACCOUNTING
RECONCILIATIONS
SELF-STARTER
VBA
EXCELLENT WRITTEN AND VERBAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS FORECASTING MICROSOFT EXCEL