Senior Fund Accountant - Investment Accounting & Reporting Solutions
Responsible for the day-to-day accounting support functions for an allocated group of complex funds. Under minimum supervision. Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual portfolio level consolidated financial statements and other client reporting. Performs accounting & reporting including set up and accounting for complex multi-tier investment entities. Responsible for the oversight of fund-level reporting and coordination of client equity contributions and distributions.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Performs thorough review of monthly property level reports. Produces fund financial statements and other required financial information including but not limited to investor-funded and unfunded commitments, asset accrual methodology and output. Maintains shareholder registries. Prepares periodic financial statements and assists with audit and tax preparation and audit review.
Updates and monitors daily trading, general ledger activity and pricing of funds to ensure accuracy of daily NAV calculation. Prepares, analyzes and review periodic NAV calculations. Participates in special projects including new fund set-up and fund closure.
Prepares investment and positions reconciliations and daily reconciliation of cash balances. Performs periodic asset payment, cash and corporate action reconciliations. Posts journal entries and money-movement transactions. Ensures all fund transactions are properly posted to accounting system. Prepares and reconciles daily trial balances for assigned funds.
Prepares investor capital call/distribution notices. Prepares IRR and performance reporting models. Assists with security master and reporting set-up. Assists in the implementation and maintenance of the accounting systems. Performs other duties as assigned.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Degree from a four-year college or university program with an emphasis in accounting, finance or related field required. A minimum of five years accounting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Prior experience in fund level accounting preferred with real estate accounting or fund accounting software systems.
CERTIFICATES and LICENSES
CPA, CMA or other relevant professional certifications a plus.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.
Requires intermediate knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regulations including an intermediate knowledge of financial terms and principles to include accounting methods (cash, accrual, and full GAAP). Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts intermediate financial analysis.