Director, Private Equity - New York


Job Description:
 New York City based Private Equity Fund Administration Firm is looking for a Director to manage Private Equity funds.
 
Primary Responsibilities Will Include:
  • Direct the day-to-day accounting and fund administration for multiple investment sponsors
  • Extensive hands on involvement in preparing and reviewing work papers, investments, accruals, financial statements with footnotes and investor allocations
  • Heavy client interaction on a daily basis
  • Frequent communication with clients at executive level
  • Maintain working relationship with all client contacts, auditors, lawyers and banking personnel
  • Lead, direct, and coach team of staff Accountants at several levels
  • Oversee and provide guidance on the initial set up of the Clients Funds deliverables (capital calls, distributions, financial statements, waterfalls, IRRs) and perform thorough, in-depth review and sign off prior to Managing Director review
  • Manage special projects, when required
Job Requirements, Skills, Education and Experience:
  • 7+ years of fund accounting experience in either a Private Equity Fund, Private Equity Fund Administrator, or other financial institution where the candidate has gained financial products knowledg
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics 
  • Advanced Mezzanine/Credit/Loan Origination investment experience preferred
  • Comfortable with PIK/OID calculations
  • Advanced experience in preparing capital calls and distributions including complicated waterfall models
  • Very comfortable in understanding and navigating through Partnership Agreements, legal documents and Investment Agreements
  • Advanced knowledge of types of Reporting for Investment Funds / Investment Companies and Investors in US GAAP
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Technical Knowledge and Business Acumen
  • Ability to learn on-the-job quickly, apply learning to clients and recommend solutions to issues
  • Ability to quickly adapt to  changes in processes and procedures in a rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Superior problem solving, judgement and decision making skills
  • Ability to think independently, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Extensive Microsoft suite skills - Excel (pivots), Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Strong leadership skills and management skills
 About The Company:
 Gen II Fund Services, LLC is the largest independent, U.S. based, private equity fund administrator, covering over $180B of private capital and reporting to over 9,000 LPs on behalf of our clients. Gen II offers private equity firms the best-in-class combination of people, process and technology, enabling GPs to most effectively manage their operational infrastructure, financial reporting and investor communications. The Gen II team is the most experienced and longest tenured team in the private equity fund administration industry, with broad expertise across buyout, infrastructure, energy, credit, real estate, co-investment, hybrid funds, funds of funds, feeder funds, venture capital, and managed accounts.
 
Key facts:
  • Administering over $180B in assets
  • Servicing nearly every significant investor in the asset class
  • Institutional grade infrastructure and SSAE 16 (SOC-1) certification, ensuring confidence in our processes and operating model
  • The most experienced and best performing team in the industry 
All applicants applying to Gen II Fund Services, LLC must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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