Senior Fund Accountant-12632

  • Accounting
  • New York

Company Info: Global private equity firm with more than $8 billion of capital under management based in Cleveland, OH


  • Responsible for performing the daily operation of assigned funds, parallel funds and side vehicles including the clients of the funds and the fund accounting processes
  • Prepare and process partnership accounting including the processing of capital calls and distributions, creating partner capital statements, analyzing financial statements, and waterfall calculations for both limited partners and general partners
  • Facilitate the review of acquisitions funds flow models with transactors
  • Facilitate the review of the exit funds flow models
  • Work with the third party administrator as required
  • Assist with the fund valuations, IRRs, and other performance measurements
  • Thorough knowledge of partnership accounting including the calculation of management fees, commitment offset, Partner allocations, creating partner capital statements, analyzing financial statements and proof reading
  • Responsible for all General Partner entities for assigned funds including various investment schedules, GP allocations, distributions and tax capital accounts
  • Provide superior client service and participate in initiatives to assist in the growth of the firm’s private equity business
  • Provide support for fund raising activities
  • Assist in tracking and providing exit specific information to centralized database
  • Assist with tax and audit activities for assigned funds
  • Ensure policy and procedures are adhered to
  • Help to identify opportunities for continuous improvement. Conduct proactive analysis of issues, diagnose problems, and think creatively to identify solutions and improvement initiatives
  • Remain informed of regulatory changes and new industry and competitors developments and ideas
  • Participate in departmental/company projects and initiatives
  • Ensure the timely and accurate delivery of quarterly reports and other time sensitive requests
  • Work closely with other departments within the firm including the Investor Relations Group, Marketing Department, HR Group and the Strategic Sourcing and Analysis team
  • Assist with the development, implementation and update of various department process checklists and procedures
  • Support the shared investment process for the firm worldwide.
  • Preparation of the quarterly financial reports for shared investments
  • Ensure accuracy to deal/fund accounting reports and compliance with the firm’s investment policy
  • Coordinate cash flow management for these investments (e.g. capital calls, distributions and transfers/repurchases)
  • Supervise accounting for and reconciliation of cash, investments and intercompany transactions
  • Assist with the migration of historical accounting records into SunGard Investran accounting software
  • Interact directly with senior management and internal parties to ensure financial reporting accuracy
  • Performing other ad-hoc projects as required by management


  • 2 to 4 years+ experience in financial services industry and/or private equity with focus on accounting and / or financial reporting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting required. CPA is a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word) required
  • Experience with general ledger accounting, cash and securities movements is a plus
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Dedication to superior client service
  • Deliverable focused and detailed oriented
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills with multi-tasking ability
  • Proven ability to manage priorities and results in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Ability to work effectively across organizational functional boundaries
  • Must be able to assume initiative and work independently with minimal direction
  • Energetic self-starter and team player
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, teamwork environment collaborating with the rest of the team and understanding of the fluid/collaborative nature of our work.
  • Proven ability to successfully interact with various levels of management both internal and external to Riverside
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Energetic Team Player
  • Positive “Can Do” attitude


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