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Fund Accountant

Stamford, CT
Total Compensation is targeted at $75K - $85K, To be determined by candidate's past history, skills and potential to add value to the firm / department. 
Fund Accountant
Reports To: Accounting Manager
Our client is a growing private equity firm that makes investments in businesses within the global financial services industry.  Over the past 15 years they have proven to be industry specialists in mature, middle market, PIPEs, and buyout investments.  Currently they have over $15 billion of committed capital. 
Responsible for maintaining general ledger and fund accounting database for various entities; maintaining detailed cash activity for investment holding companies; assisting with tax allocations and reconciliations as well as reconciling all management company activity and assisting with check processing. Assist with special projects as needed.
Fund Accounting
  • Maintain general ledger and fund accounting database
  • Assist in quarterly and annual financial reporting process
  • Responsible for partner correspondence – including partner data requests and audit confirmations and maintaining log of inquiries
  • Assist in drawdown and distribution process
  • Quarterly reconciliation and settlement of Fund expenses with management company
  • Update monthly cash activity for investment holding companies
  • Assist with allocations of withholding and other tax payments
  • Assist in responding to tax inquiries
  • Assist in processing of checks for management company
  • Maintain employee loan analysis, including preparation of quarterly loan statements and interest invoices
  • Special projects as needed
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong accounting knowledge; partnership accounting and tax background a plus
  • CPA or appropriate work experience 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in dynamic environment
  • Solid computer skills (Microsoft Office; Microsoft Dynamics; Equitrak or other Fund accounting databases)