Accounting Associate/Senior Associate

Job description

Role summary:

Accounting Associate/Senior Associate works on the Private Equity clients. The role includes fund accounting activities and financial reporting duties, such that the individual is involved in all aspects of accounting services to our portfolio of Private Equity clients.

Person on this position will be responsible for the day-to-day controller functions of various partnerships. Also, will work as part of a team servicing clients, will have direct communications with the client and with the team, will have the objective of being viewed as an extension to its client’s finance organization. Furthermore, the role holder will work on Fund and partner accounting, cash management and operations, investment portfolio accounting, general and partner carried interest


Key responsibilities:

Fund and Investor Accounting

  • Monitoring and recording daily cash activity;
  • Preparing daily journal entries;
  • Preparing monthly bank and brokerage reconciliations;
  • Preparing fund financial statements, including footnotes and supporting schedules;
  • Coordinate and support year-end audits;
  • Cash forecasting and budgeting;
  • Preparing capital calls/distributions/ allocations;
  • Partner capital balances;
  • Preparation of various investor requests;
  • Additional assistance per client request.

Portfolio Accounting

  • Track portfolio company transactions (purchases, income, liquidity);
  • Monitoring investment performance and calculating returns;
  • Additional analysis of financial data;
  • Waterfall calculations;
  • Additional assistance per client request.

Other

  • In addition, Associates / Senior Associates will provide training to Analysts;
  • Any other duties in the scope of the role that the company requires.


Requirements

Skills / experience:

  • Accounting experience in Private Equity Funds is a plus;
  • Approximately 2-4 years of accounting experience (for Senior Associates 5+ years of experience);
  • Ability and motivation to train other colleagues;
  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
  • Fluent in English;
  • Highly motivated with ability to multitask;
  • Strong Excel and data analytical skills.

What we offer:

  • Work in a positive, dynamic environment;
  • Possibility for advancement;
  • ACCA training;
  • Work Monday to Friday, 11am-7pm.