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Senior Private Equity Accountant (Real Estate)

Senior Private Equity Accountant (Real Estate) – (Manhattan or White Plains location; firms is growing at 22%; excellent opportunity for learning; be part of a team of 5 PE RE accountants; base 60 to 80k plus bonus)


Responsibilities Include:

·         Be a SME (Subject Matter Expert) on all private equity real estate accounting

·         Be part of a team of private equity and real estate accountants who act as daily points of contact for clients.

·         Providing client service on a multitude of matters including recording and analyzing transactions, reconciliations, and preparation of work paper packages

·         Follow standard procedures and utilizing best practices for private equity real estate administration

·         Coordination of external audits, Form PF filings, Management Company reporting requirements

·         Review and Preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements and partner capital recording packages including all supporting work papers and disclosure documents

·         Assisting with integrating new clients onto PE RE software packages with prior MRI, Yardi, Skyline experience a plus

·         Interacting with clients at various levels and maintain client relationship

·         Responding to client inquiries and requests

·         Preparation of client service plans, calendars and timelines

·         Business Development – participate in the growth of the private equity business, attend client presentations, work on proposals/contracts, and help drive technology initiatives

Skills and Knowledge Desired:

·         Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field

·         Near expert in all aspects of private equity real estate accounting

·         CPA and knowledge of Yardi, MRI and/or Skyline a plus

·         3 to 5 years experience in a PE, VC or real estate fund

·         Familiarity with preparing and reviewing of capital call and distribution calculations, management fee calculations, waterfall calculations and preparation of financial statements

·         Knowledge of partnership accounting

·         Knowledge of US GAAP

·         Ability to work under pressure and manage tight internal and client deadlines

·         Strong communication skills, including written, listening and presentation abilities

·         Solid  attention to detail

·         Solid client relationship management skills