Accountant (261759)

  • location: New York, NY
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $47 per hour
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Accountant (261759)

job summary:
Top Tier Investment Bank is seeking a Fund Controller for their mid-town office.

The candidate will be responsible to the direct oversight of the following:

Review and approve capital events

Review fund NAVs and associated balance sheet, P&L and investor allocations

Management of Fund's cash and credit facility

Review of audited financial statements

Provide technical accounting expertise to the Private Bank's global sales force

location: New York, New York
job type: Contract
salary: $40 - 47 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 4 Years
Additional responsibilities may include preparation and review of regulatory filings, monitoring of our third party service providers and preparation of board meeting materials, and enhancing operational controls. The position will entail significant interaction and coordination with third party fund administrators, independent accountants, fund managers, depositories, board of directors and tax preparers to ensure that the funds' ongoing financial and regulatory operations run smoothly.

Practical understanding of private equity and hedge fund mechanics

- Mandatory minimum 3 years fund accounting experience for Private Equity and/or Hedge Funds

- Partnership accounting (capital or unitized) experience required

- CPA/CPA candidates preferred

- Financial statement preparation and/or review experience

- Working knowledge of US GAAP (IFRS a plus)

- Strong communication skills

- Strong interpersonal skills and effective presentation abilities

- Proactive worker who can work independently and resourcefully

- Must be comfortable multi-tasking in a fast paced environment

- Excellent time management skills

- Strong Microsoft Excel (sums, vlookups, pivot tables), Word and PowerPoint skills

- High attention to detail and solid analytical skills, especially with Excel, PowerPoint and Word documents.

If interested please email:

skills: Account Reconciliation
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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