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Accountant - Private Equity

New York, NY

COMPENSATION is targeted at $60K - $80K TOTAL. (Determined based on candidate’s credentials, performance and value added to the firm / department).

This role is remote at least until January 2021.

Junior Accountant – Private Equity

Our client is a well- established, dynamic private equity firm that strategically invests in innovative technologies, services, and products.  Currently they seek to hire a Junior Accountant for their expanding finance team.  Reporting to the Assistant Controller, this position will offer an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to play a key role in the current and future growth of a rapidly expanding team & firm.      



  • Review portfolio company financial reporting and prepare monitoring reports.
  • Assist with determining quarterly portfolio company valuations in accordance with ASC-820.
  • Reconcile bank accounts to respective ledgers.
  • Book incoming invoices and prepare payments.
  • Book credit card activity to ledger via excel import.
  • Book monthly accruals and amortizations.
  • Prepare capital call notices to investors, and track receipt of funds.
  • Prepare quarterly fund financial statements.
  • Rollforward and maintain quarterly/monthly excel workbooks.
  • Ad hoc analysis and reports as needed.


  • BA in accounting with exceptional academic performance
  • 0-2 years of investment or finance experience
  • Cross-functional experience with driving progress by working closely across internal teams
  • High IQ, EQ and ethical standards
  • Self-starter who can operate well in a flexible role, with experience identifying and resolving gaps in a growing business
  • Strong program management and business operations skillset
  • A drive to fit well in a very special, dynamic and collaborative culture