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Private Equity Accountant (NJ)

Private Equity Accountant (Northern NJ; two to four years hedge fund or private equity accounting; bank loan/debt a plus; 45 to 55k base + bonus; Spanish speaking candidates encouraged to apply)


Responsibilities:

Maintenance Partnerships accounting records by: developing and maintaining client relationships; understanding the client’s partnership agreement(s) in detail and all deliverables; planning work to meet client timetables and deadlines; post and/or review all journal entries and prepare monthly trial balance reports; keeping all journal entries for each Investment Vehicle and preparing required activity reports;
reconciling bank accounts; tracking wire transfers received from investors; preparing and issuing annual audited financial statements, in accordance with US GAAP for each entity; preparing quarterly financial reporting packages for client and/or investors; maintaining and updating partnership investment data (number of shares, location of securities, country of origin); coordinating audit with client’s audit firm

Requirements:
  • Must be well organized and disciplined to work in a timely manner. 
  • 1-2 years of private fund accounting experience required (preferably with some public accounting). Experience in Private Equity, Hedge Funds and bank laon/debt a plus. 
  • Must be able to interact with others at various levels, but does not have any direct reports. May be utilized as a training resource for new employees.