Ref No.: 18-17170
Location: New York, New York
Global financial firm located in New York, NY has an immediate contract opportunity for an Accountant.

*12+ month contract*

Job Description / Responsibilities:
- Reconciling IM Segment investment balances to underlying partnership capital statements / valuations
- Responsible for booking (i) monthly investment activity, including mark to market, and (ii) all capital activity, including capital calls, distributions and redemptions
- Review underlying documentation and perform assessments in accounting and reporting relating to fund consolidations
- Assist with compilation of segment information for 10Q/ 10K related disclosures
- Perform periodic balance sheet substantiation and analysis
- Work with project team in data testing and cross-checking as part of a sub-ledger migration and enhancement initiative
- Assist with ad hoc requests, as needed

Skills Required:
- 3 - 4 years of accounting experience in the financial services/asset management industry
- Strong skills in Microsoft Excel
- Strong interpersonal and communications skills (both oral and written)
- Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
- Quick learner & ability to learn new skills/technology
- Ability to work independently, meet tight deadlines while ensuring data integrity, and participate in a demanding environment/team

Skills Desired:
- Knowledge of investment accounting
- Project coordination experience a plus
- CPA or public accounting experience a plus.