Accounting Consultant


  • Job ID:

    3414
  • Pay rate range:

    $55 - $85
  • City:

    New York
  • State:

    New York
  • Duration:

    11/14/2021 - 05/14/2022
  • Job Type:

    Contract
  • Job Description

    Our large Public Accounting client is seeking a team of Fund Accountants to support their international clients.  Openings are available at various levels for this 6+ month engagement.  Location preference is East Coast, but open to 100% REMOTE candidates.

    Pay will be commensurate with experience on either W2 or 1099 basis.

    Senior Fund Accountant Job Bio

    As a Senior Fund Accountant, you will be responsible for overseeing the Fund’s analysis of financial performance, maintenance of the internal control environment, the internal and external audit process, as well as the treasury function. With over 5+ years of experience, you will be collaborating with other Fund Accountants and cross-function experienced professionals.

    Senior Fund Accountants will:

    • Responsible for the month-end and quarterly NAV, including the pricing, financial reporting and accounting of the Fund.
    • Take ownership of the quarterly and annual financial statements process including preparing and reviewing work.
    • Coordinate and lead the Fund audit process working directly with external auditors to meet necessary reporting deadlines.
    • Understand complex investment and fund structures. As an accountant you will are expected to be able to manage and account for partnership transactions, including completing waterfall and carried interest calculations.
    • Manage and account for purchase and sales transactions through their life cycles.
    • Ensure that the Fund and its investments are treated in accordance with US GAAP and other local GAAP as required.
    • Remain abreast of relevant accounting pronouncements and ensure Fund is in compliance as and when these become effective.
    • Analytically review monthly/quarterly investment and fund performance data to measure historical performance to forecast future fund performance.
    • Produce cash flow, total rate of return and profitability analysis to support portfolio managers.
    • Maintain an excellent and collaborative relationship with internal partners including Client Services, Custody and Transfer Agency. Ensuring open communication and clear communication across the teams.
    • Collaborate with external tax advisors, legal counsel and third-party administrator. Organize and lead regular check-ins to ensure they are in compliance with agreed-upon responsibilities and are delivering on time and to budget.
    • Track tax strategies and ensure appropriate application within the fund and its investments.
    • Lead the identification and implementation of process and system enhancements. Seek to introduce automation and standardization to create a strong control environment.
    • Prepare and monitor covenants and report to management on overall debt position.
    • Be a coach and mentor to others, helping team members develop.

     

    Senior Fund Accountants are expected to have:

     

    • Experience working with Fund Portfolio Managers and Controllers. As well as assisting client service and marketing teams in client due diligence meetings, including presenting and answering client questions.
    • An understanding of what Boards want to see in meeting decks and how these should be presented.  
    • Experience leading verbal and written communication both internally and externally.
    • Exceptional administrative and organizational skills with a proven record of efficient working and multi-tasking and to meet client deliverables.
    • Integrity and ethics are at the heart of what they do.

    Senior Fund Accountants Education/Qualifications and experience should include:

    • Bachelor’s degree with major in accounting
    • CPA required
    • Experience leading verbal and written communication both internally and externally.
    • Exceptional administrative and organizational skills with a proven record of efficient working and multi-tasking and to meet client deliverables.

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