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  • Job Number 527415
  • Type Permanent
  • Location Cranford, NJ
  • Pay ~$70,000 - $78,000
  • Referral Bonus $250

Accountant

Job Description:

Major Financial Services firm is adding a Private Equity Accountant to their staff in northern New Jersey. This position will be exposed to multiple asset classes and fund strategies resulting in a good deal of internal and external exposure, learning, challenges and growth. Our client is an industry leading firm with a very dynamic and fasy paced environemnt. This is will be a great home for those that want to lead, make an impact and further their professional development.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Maintain all financial data in the investment database
  • Post all journal entries and prepare monthly trial balance reports
  • Reconcile all cash received from investors and investments
  • Reconcile bank accounts
  • Calculate capital calls and distributions
  • Allocate income to partners in accordance with terms of partnership agreements
  • Prepare and issue quarterly financial statements, in accordance with US GAAP for each entity
  • Interact with clients and provide information as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting (or related)
  • About 4-6 years of related experience in fund accounting preferably within the Private Equity field
  • Strong knowledge of Bloomberg, financial reporting and financial products (ie: equities, futures, fixed income)
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent client relationship management skills
  • Prior experience training, delegating tasks, and reviewing work is a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to interact with others at various levels