Senior Accountant

AcctPositions Published: July 8, 2019
Location
Greenwich, CT
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Description

We are seeking a qualified Senior Accountant for a prestigious private equity firm in Greater CT. The Senior Accountant will assist in the closing of quarterly books and records, including interfacing directly with the firm’s service providers.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of daily available cash reporting.
  • Quarterly accounting reconciliations, audit committee materials, and preparation of the SEC filings. 
  • Coordination with the firm’s portfolio management and operations teams for daily reporting and special projects.


Skills:

  • Investment Company (1940 Act) accounting experience a plus.
  • Accounting degree, B.S. or equivalent, required; master’s degree is a plus.
  • Public accounting experience preferred.
  • Experienced with preparation of quarterly financials and maintaining supporting documentation.
  • Candidate must be highly detailed oriented and committed to accuracy.
  • Self-motivated, and willing to work long hours when required.
  • Candidate must have solid Excel skills (macro skills a plus, but not required).
  • Familiarity with accounting concepts including: ASC-325-40, Beneficial Interest in Securitized Financial Assets (effective yield accounting); ASC-820, Fair Value Measurement and Disclosure; consolidation concepts under ASC Topic 946-810.
  • Knowledge and experience with private equity and hedge fund accounting concepts such as waterfall, partner’s capital allocation, capital calls/distributions, investor reporting and performance fee/management fee a plus.
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