Accounting Manager Fund

Category: Accounting Location: Menlo Park Job ID: 16754 Date Posted: May 9th, 2019

Our client is seeking a dynamic and committed professional to serve as an Accounting Manager for a fast-growing, global, multi-asset class fund. The ideal candidate will be hands-on, self-motivated, and highly detail-oriented. This position will center on our fund and management company accounting as well as related finance and operational functions (tax, middle office, audit support, operational due diligence, compliance, etc.). This person will work as an integral part of our finance and operations team internally and will interact regularly with our many outside partners.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working with the fund administrators on various accounting functions, including cash and account reconciliations, capital calls, distributions, and legal expenses
  • Reviewing financial information (e.g., monthly flash NAVs, quarterly capital statements, fund-level expenses, year-end financial statements)
  • Working with the custodian and prime broker on middle office functions, including trade settlement and collateral / mark-to-market reconciliation
  • Interacting with the Fund Managers on performance, accounting, and administrative matters
  • Participating in process of producing year-end audited financial statements
  • Participating in process of delivering tax estimates and final K-1s
  • Preparing and reviewing client correspondence and information requests
  • Assisting in compliance matters – Assisting in operational due diligence processes
  • Ad hoc projects to support investment / operations teams
  • Recording monthly management company journal entries, reviewing expense reports, cutting checks and other management company accounting duties

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting or finance
  • Active/current CPA license preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Prefer a combination of Big 4 accounting firm and direct experience at a hedge fund, private equity / real assets fund, or fund-of-funds
  • Has worked in a SEC compliance environment
  • Specific experience with partnership / fund accounting and tax issues
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Must have excellent communication and time management skills
  • A team player with a "can do" attitude who is enthusiastic about working in a high-energy, fast-paced, and demanding environment with minimal supervision

 

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