New York, United States

Senior Associate - Private Equity and Hedge Fund Accounting

Full-time / part-time
Full-time
Level
Mid-Senior Level
Department
Finance & Accounting
Address
Columbus Circle
New York
United States

Job description

Responsibilities

  • Calculation of management fees and incentive allocation
  • Expense tracking and approvals
  • Provide operational support for clients
  • Fund and management company financial statement preparation/review
  • Accounting principles and issues research, as needed
  • Assist in evaluating current financial and accounting process for new clients, propose improvements and help coordinate implementation efforts
  • Service provider recommendations and vetting
  • Lead client execution and act as main point of contact on accounts
  • Attend and lead meetings for client engagements
  • Arrange, coordinate and participate in weekly, monthly or as needed conference calls with NY office and clients
  • Assist in the opening of brokerage and bank accounts
  • Review of service provider contracts and fund documents
  • Advise clients on various issues as they arise
  • Develop and oversee staff in delivery of services
  • Work with clients to deliver outsourced CFO and related services to Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds
  • Participate in special projects
  • Develop budgets
  • Financial Statement review
  • Establish accounting practices
  • Accounting principles and issues research
  • Create financial models and provide ad-hoc financial analysis
  • Review of service provider contracts and formation documents
  • Evaluate current financial and accounting processes for clients, propose improvements and help coordinate implementation efforts

Qualifications

Successful candidates will have many, if not all, of the attributes below:

  • 3+ years of experience in the alternative Investment Management industry (Hedge Fund, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Real Estate)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • CPA 
  • Public Accounting background
  • Administration experience a plus
  • Superior management skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Hard-working, self-starter, dedicated, punctual and personable
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills
  • Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks
  • Passionate about working in a dynamic entrepreneurial environment
  • In depth understanding of investment management and alternative products
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions to solve problems — quickly and competently

Additional information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Company description

IQEQ is a preeminent service provider to the alternative asset industry. IQEQ works with managers in multiple capacities ranging from hedge fund, private equity fund, and mutual fund launches; private equity fund administration; advisory firm set-up, regulatory registration and infrastructure design; ongoing regulatory compliance (SEC, CFTC, and 40 Act); financial controls and operational support services; compliance and operational related projects and reviews; and outsourced CFO/controller and administration services to private equity fund investments – portfolio companies, real estate assets and energy assets. Our client base is growing, and our existing clients are engaging the firm across the spectrum of our services offerings.

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