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Private Equity Fund Accountant
Ref No.: 17-03678
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 80,000.00 - 130,000.00 /Year
Responsibilities:
  • Maintain all financial data in the investment database
  • Post all journal entries and prepare monthly trial balance reports
  • Reconcile all cash received from investors and investments
  • Reconcile bank accounts
  • Calculate capital calls and distributions
  • Allocate income to partners in accordance with terms of partnership agreements
  • Prepare and issue quarterly financial statements, in accordance with US GAAP for each entity
  • Maintain and update investment data (number of shares, location of securities, country of origin)
  • Interact with clients and provide information as needed
Skills and Knowledge Required:
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • CPA and/or MBA are strong pluses
  • 2+ years related experience in fund accounting preferably within the Private Equity field
  • Strong knowledge of Bloomberg, financial reporting and financial products (ie: equities, futures, fixed income)
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent client relationship management skills
  • Prior experience training, delegating tasks, and reviewing work is a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must be able to interact with others at various levels