Private Equity Accountant

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Job Identification Number: 852

LocationNew Jersey

Job TypeDirect Hire

Job Category: Accounting and Finance

Qualified Candidates, please attach resume when applying.

Overview

Our client, a global provider of investment strategy, accounting and operational processing  within the global financial services industry, is seeking a Private Equity Accountant for their New Jersey based office.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Maintain all financial data in the investment database
  • Post all journal entries and prepare monthly trial balance reports
  • Reconcile all cash received from investors and investments
  • Reconcile bank accounts
  • Calculate capital calls and distributions
  • Allocate income to partners in accordance with terms of partnership agreements
  • Other duties assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • CPA and/or MBA are strong pluses
  • 2+ years related experience in fund accounting preferably within the Private Equity field
  • Strong knowledge of Bloomberg, financial reporting and financial products (ie: equities, futures, fixed income)
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent client relationship management skills
  • Prior experience training, delegating tasks, and reviewing work is a plus