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Accounting Manager

Stamford   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Accounting Manager - Buy-Side Opportunity!
  • Leading Firm Seeks Top-Tier Accounting Professional

About Our Client

Our client, a growing private equity firm, consists of experienced and compassionate employees who are devoted to success. With a unique investment strategy, the firm seeks professionals who are highly motivated.

Located in lower Fairfield County, the firm is a quick train ride north of New York City.

Job Description

Primary responsibilities are to assist with all aspects of accounting and reporting for two private equity funds, have primary responsibility for General Partner entities, assist with tax and regulatory compliance and provide ad hoc investor reporting. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Assist with all aspects of accounting for multiple private equity funds in conjunction with Fund Administrator including:
    • Financial reporting
    • Capital calls and distributions
    • Waterfall allocation and other complex calculations
  • Work with auditors for interim and year-end
  • Assist with ad hoc Limited Partner reporting/requests
  • Assume primary responsibility for General Partner entities
    • Maintain pools and vesting
  • Assist with tax, Registered Investment Adviser and side letter compliance
  • Maintain group calendar
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and characteristics:

  • Undergraduate degree from well-regarded college or university, high GPA
  • 5+ years of post-undergraduate private equity work experience, in public accounting, at a fund administrator or at a private equity firm
  • Strong knowledge of partnership accounting and agreements, tax knowledge a plus
  • CPA or CPA in process
  • Highly motivated and comfortable working under pressure
  • Ability to manage multiple and shifting priorities
  • Strong excel skills
  • Team oriented
  • Strong attention to detail

What's on Offer

A great opportunity at a market leader, this position offers the ability to grow, work alongside experienced finance and investment professionals, and a competitive base salary + bonus eligibility.