Fund Accountant - Private Equity

Boston, MA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 08/03/2017 Job ID: 79130 Specialty: Accounting & Finance

A top private equity firm in Boston, MA is seeking a Fund Accountant to join their team. As the Fund Accountant, your responsibilities will include on-going duties and some project oriented activities. Success in the role requires a strong accounting core competency. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Fund Accountant:
  • Perform monthly accounting for Management Company
  • Manage daily cash for funds and Management Company
  • Perform accounting for small entities and special purpose vehicles
  • Perform accounting for holdbacks and reporting to other co-investors
  • Coordinate with AP accountant and Controller on billing of portfolio companies
  • Assist with Account Payable
  • Progress to preparing capital calls and distributions in Alta return
  • Prepare wires for distributions and tracking of capital call and distribution cash movement
  • Prepare management company/fund wires to consultants and other external vendors
  • Help with LP requests
  • Assist Senior Fund Accountant in preparation of Quarterly Fund Financial Statements for Controller review
  • Prepare annual Management Company financial statements for Controller review
  • Prepare audit work papers for Senior Fund Accountant and Controller review
  • Assist with quarterly and ad hoc bank reporting
  • Prepare quarterly side letter reporting                         
Requirements for the Fund Accountant:
  • Bachelor’ s degree with 1 year of experience
  • An ability to use a range of software applications including QuickBooks, Alta return, MS Office, online bank software packages
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                      

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