Senior Fund Accountant 12096

Senior Fund Accountant 12096

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  • Accounting
  • New York
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Title: Senior Fund Accountant


Company Info: Very successful Private Equity and Private Credit Fund based in New York



  • Full ownership of NAV Accounting and reporting for the funds (PE and Credit HF strategies); Perform all daily, monthly, and annual tasks associated with a variety of fund vehicles/structures (i.e Master-feeders, SPVs, stand alones).
  • Assist in developing and maintaining systems and processes of reconciling to administrators’ records with particular focus on recalculating capital accounts; Drawdowns, Distributions, waterfall calculation, IRR, preferred returns, etc.
  • Ensure that all accounting policies are in compliance with relevant financial accounting standards and consistent across funds. Assist in developing and enhancing policies, leveraging and utilizing existing resources.
  • Assist in preparation of annual financial statements for entities, and leading the audit process. Corroborate adequacy of disclosures in accordance with GAAP.
  • Liaison with third parties; administrators, custodians, auditors, tax accountants, and Independent directors.
  • Oversight and ownership for tax compliance reporting to investors and tax authorities (K-1, PFIC, 1099, 1065, and fillings related to other jurisdictions, i.e. Cayman).
  • Assist and review quarterly regulatory reporting packages(i.e Form PF)
  • Coordinating with the administrators/front office/IR team to provide monthly / quarterly reporting to investors.
  • Administer and co-ordinate fund expense accruals and payment process with front office, internal operations, and external custodians and administrators.
  • Respond to ad hoc investor queries and ensure client satisfaction.
  • Act as a key point of contact for the front office/administrator/IR in relation to subscriptions, redemptions and performance.


  • Degree and qualified Accountant (CPA preferred, but not necessary).
  • Experience within Finance and Accounting in a Credit or Private Equity firm. Intricate and in depth knowledge of portfolio accounting systems and desire to work on further development of such systems.
  • Enhanced fixed income product experience and knowledge preferred; Bonds, Bank/Corp loans, CLOs, etc.
  • Private Equity fund accounting experience including hands on experience of closed end fund structures and dealings with external administrators.
  • Proven track record with Private Equity in a senior finance capacity (minimum 3-5 years post-qualification experience).



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