Senior Accountant

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Job Identification Number: 40

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Accounting and Finance

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.

Overview

Our client, a private equity fund, is seeking a Senior Accountant in their NYC office. The ideal candidate should be a team player with excellent organizational, prioritization, and interpersonal skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Accounts preparation to a standard acceptable for first review, adhering to agreed internal deadlines;
  • Develop knowledge of designated clients including understanding the key points of LPAs and Fee Agreements;
  • Calculation and preparation of capital call and distribution notices in accordance with agreed internal deadlines for first review;
  • Delivering all information accurately and to agreed timeframes;
  • Initiate payments and amendments to standing data with the data processing team;
  • Perform weekly bank reconciliations on all designated clients’ bank accounts;
  • Prepare ad hoc analysis, as requested for review (all requests to be responded to within 24 hours);

 

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • The ability to cope with multiple tasks and produce accurate work under the pressure of tight deadlines;
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills;
  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Accounting with 150 qualifying credits;
  • 3+ years of relevant experience including hands-on accounts preparation experience; FS
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;