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Staff Accountant – Private Equity / Venture

75k/year - 85k/year
New York, NY

TOTAL COMPENSATION is targeted at $75K - $85K (base + bonus) PLUS comprehensive benefits package and participation in fund carried interest programs. (Determined based on candidate’s credentials, performance and value added to the firm / department).  


Staff Accountant – Private Equity / Venture


Our client is a well-established, dynamic alternative investment firm that strategically invests in innovative technologies, services, and products with a focus on the sustainable energy sector.  Experiencing rapid growth, they are seeking to hire a Staff Accountant to join the growing Finance team led by the CFO and Assistant Controller.  The Finance team works closely with the investment, operations and investor relations teams and directly communicates with firm senior leadership.


Responsibilities will include (but not me limited to):

  • Cash monitoring and liquidity management including preparing and tracking investment funding and distributions
  • Assist in preparation of annual and quarterly financial statements for venture capital funds and management company
  • Prepare capital call and distribution notices and allocations for limited partner investors
  • Invoice and accounts payable management including expense tracking and bank account reconciliation
  • Prepare cash, accrual, and amortization journal entries
  • Assist with quarterly portfolio company valuation process and preparation of quarterly portfolio monitoring data for Senior Management
  • Monitor and respond to investor questions and requests
  • Assist investor relations team with due diligence information requests from investors during fundraising
  • Ad hoc responsibilities and analysis as needed



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting with exceptional academic performance
  • 0-2 years of accounting experience; fund accounting (venture capital or private equity) experience preferred
  • Superior organization and attention to detail
  • CPA or progress toward designation preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word
  • Quickbooks experience preferred
  • High ethical standards
  • The ability to effectively multi-task, manage deadlines, learn quickly and communicate clearly