Director - New York

Job Description:

New York City based Private Equity Fund Administration Firm is looking for a Director/Vice President 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 knowledge
  • 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

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