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Senior Fund Accountant

Company: TRD Advisors LLC
Location: New York
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Our Client, a NYC based PE Real Estate fund manager is looking for private equity fund accountants to join their growing team. This role is the type of role that sets up professionals to eventually become a CFO for a private equity fund manager. Candidates will be expected to assist in a variety of ways including oversight of the fund administrator, financial reporting, investor reporting support, management reporting and management company accounting. We are looking for candidates with 2 to 7 years of experience working with or auditing private equity funds, real estate funds and/or credit funds.
Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Fund Administrator(s), Investment and Operations teams on a daily basis to ensure the accounting books and records are accurate.
  • Monitor investments and analyze their performance.
  • Engage directly with the investment and origination professionals to handle any questions they may have.
  • Train and supervise a fund admin team and offshore personnel.
  • Manage the preparation and approval of the quarterly financial statements.
  • Ensure compliance with the Funds' governing documents as well as GAAP and SEC requirements.
  • Coordinate all financial reporting to Limited Partners and Senior Management.
  • Research and propose accounting treatment for new or potential accounting guidance to facilitate discussion and conclusion with other senior team members.
  • Understand concepts within assigned Funds' governing documents (PPM, LPAs, IMAs, etc.), and be able to articulate and apply them correctly in carrying out day-to-day management of assigned Funds.
  • Review capital call and distribution notices, partner capital statements and quarterly investor letters.
  • Work with Investor Reporting team in the distribution of deliverables and help prepare responses to investor requests/questions.
  • Assist in the quarterly review of the Valuation process relating to assigned Funds' portfolio investments.
  • Interact with Tax Team to ensure that all tax information is compiled properly.
  • Assist with special projects and internal ad-hoc requests and undertake broader team and/or office initiatives.
    Requirements:
    • Degree in Accounting required.
    • 2 to 7 years of experience related to alternative investments in private industry (e.g., hedge fund, private equity, bank, administrator, etc.) or public accounting.
    • CPA strongly preferred.
    • Solid understanding of Investment Company financial reporting required.
    • Experience with real estate assets, distressed debt, credit instruments, and/or originated loans - preferred.
    • Knowledge or exposure to Investran and/or Virtual Portfolio Manager ("VPM") or similar portfolio accounting system - a plus.

Keywords: TRD Advisors LLC, New York , Senior Fund Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , New York, New York

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