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Title Senior Fund Accountant – Private Debt Fund
Categories Asset Management, Buy Side, Fund Accounting
Location New York, NY
Job Information

Our global Private Debt Fund client is seeking to recruit a Senior Fund Accountant to manage day to day fund accounting, investor reporting and financial data analysis for a variety of entities in their private debt / direct lending business unit.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day accounting for multiple private credit funds and entities
  • Prepare NAVs, reconcilations, journal entries and work papers in support of the month-end, quarter-end and annual close process
  • Prepare reconciliations of investment positions and fund cash
  • Prepare financial statements (monthly, quarterly and annual)
  • Track and document capital calls, management and incentive fees, distributions, accruals and fund expenses
  • Collborate closely with fund operations, investor relations and compliance teams
  • Monitor fund compliance
  • Analyze fundraising requests and investor reporting
  • Manage annual audit and tax reporting process and work closely with internal accounting and external audit partners

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • 5+ years’ fund accounting experience
  • Demonstrated accounting experience across a variety of fund structures – standalone entities, private equity funds, master feeder structures, private debt, side by side entities, etc.
  • Fundamental knowledge of term loans, revolving credit, leveraged loans and DDTLs
  • Prior investment management focused public accounting experience strongly preferred
  • Broad knowledge of fund accounting and financial reporting theory
  • Mature, motivated and high attention to detail
  • Ability to interact effectively various internal and external stakeholders
  • Advanced technical skills
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