Senior Accountant - Up to $104K

Boston, MA 02116

Posted: 09/25/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 84748

A top management consulting firm in Boston, MA is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant to join their team. In this role, you will be responsible for preparing the accounting records, analysis of investment transactions and valuations, and reporting to investors and management. If you have three-plus years of related experience, apply today!

Compensation: Up to $104K

Responsibilities for the Senior Accountant:
  • Prepare and maintain accurate tax-basis records and supporting documentation for the timely financial reporting of the funds, in compliance with partnership agreements & internal controls
  • Prepare the quarterly & annual financial reporting of the funds and investor capital accounts, including accounting entries, supporting documentation and investor allocations
  • Maintain investor level allocation methodologies and database of investment-level metrics
  • Prepare filings with taxing authorities and related payment requests, and prepare and monitor responses to tax notices
  • Calculate withholding taxes at the investor level and related receivables and prepare Forms 1042 and 1099 for timely payments and filings
  • Create periodic reporting for management
  • Facilitate annual audits and tax return preparation
  • Prepare draft audit reports and respond to auditor inquiries
  • Prepare income tax summaries
  • Prepare and facilitate investor capital calls, distributions to investors, vendor payments, foreign currency transactions and related activities
  • Prepare quarterly and ad-hoc reporting to investors and management
  • Manage external SharePoint site to facilitate review by independent auditors and tax professionals
  • Assist with the creation of new funds and fund offerings, and dissolution of entities
  • Assist with assessment & implementation of technology solutions
  • Analyze portfolio company data for quarterly & annual valuation reporting of the investment holdings
  • Analyze and summarize investment transactions and activity
  • Maintain relationships with finance personnel at the various firm’ s sponsoring the underlying investments
  • Create periodic reporting for management
  • Provide support to management & Investment Committee

  Requirements for the Senior Accountant:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 3 years in financial services industry or public accounting firm, working with partnership accounting and/or taxation
  • Knowledge of basic partnership accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or similar accreditation/work experience
  • Experience with private equity or alternative investment funds, and reporting of funds and individuals
  • Knowledge of basic partnership tax reporting, individual tax matters and investor reporting
  • Ability to think outside of the routine and to create new ways to better serve external an internal stakeholders
  • Advanced degree in Accounting, Business or Taxation
  • Strong organizational & project management skills
  • Working knowledge of Investran software package
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship  
Employee Benefits:      
  • Medical, dental, disability, and life insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible spending, vacation, legal, and an employee well-being  program        
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