Role details

VP Fund Finance & Accounting

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • $100B+ AUM Asset Manager
  • Growing Domestic & Global Portfolio

About Our Client

Asset Management Division of a Global Financial Services Firm.

Job Description

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensure integrity and completeness of financial records, including monthly transaction processing, reconciliations and the establishment of accounting processes and policies;
  • Maintain accounting records for consolidation including preparation and review of financial statements including balance sheets, income statements, cash flows, supporting schedules, footnotes, MD&A tables and detailed analysis as requested;
  • Manage accounts payable and fund level cash payments, posting, reconciliation and budget tracking;
  • Take ownership of the statutory reporting including quarterly MD&A, US GAAP and XBRL financial statements and footnotes;
  • Ad hoc analysis/request and management metrics preparation;
  • Assist finance managers on new transactions including acquisitions, technical accounting research, on-boarding of new portfolio companies, due diligence of potential equity/debt raising;
  • Work collaboratively with various counterparties and manage responses to queries from offshore support team, asset managers, portfolio asset companies, internal Fund functions (tax, investor relations, legal, etc.), external service providers and Holding Company central management reporting requests; and
  • Ensure timely delivery of work and providing regular update to managers.

Specific Duties:

  • Review risky and technical journal entries for sizeable or time sensitive business transactions;
  • Review consolidating and stand-alone financial statements;
  • Review base fee and performance fee calculation on a timely manner;
  • Oversee and manage offshore support team, answer queries and provide necessary coordination;
  • Coordinate with portfolio asset companies on month-end closing and ad hoc issues;
  • Review and coordinate on central data requests;
  • Take ownership of MD&A and financial statements in 10Q/10K;
  • Review XBRL for SEC reporting;
  • Review footnote disclosures in 10Q/10K and supporting documents;
  • Review/prepare regular and ad hoc management metrics and analysis;
  • Coordinate with external tax, SOX/COSO, audit and transfer agent service provides on open items;
  • Coordinate with other internal functions in The Fund including tax, legal and investor relations teams on tax provision posting, related party transactions, press release and other tasks;
  • Assist asset managers and finance managers on new acquisitions, disposals, flow of funds, future equity/debt raising etc;
  • Coordinate with new portfolio asset companies' accounting team on on-boarding process, including mapping issues for consolidation purpose;
  • Update budget tracking file and perform necessary analysis;
  • Research technical accounting issues and prepare write-ups.

The Successful Applicant

Experience Required:

  1. BS degree in accounting required;
  2. CPA qualification required;
  3. Minimum 2 years of audit experience in a top-tier accounting firm required, public reporting experience preferred;
  4. SEC reporting, including XBRL, knowledge experience strongly preferred;
  5. Strong knowledge of US GAAP;
  6. Ability to implement, manage and have knowledge and experience around SOX and COSO;
  7. High level of energy, commitment and flexibility;
  8. Strong attention to detail;
  9. Ability to take ownership from beginning to end of a process;
  10. Ability to prioritise tasks and maintain calm under pressure;
  11. Team player with communication and influencing skills who can also work independently;
  12. Ability to handle on-going changes in business;
  13. Ability to proactively re-assess / re-engineer work processes as needed.

What's on Offer

Base salary commensurate with experience, performance bonus, benefits.

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