Linden, United States

Senior Accountant - JGM

Full-time / part-time
Mid-Senior Level
Finance & Accounting
100 South Wood Avenue
United States

Job description

The candidate will be primarily responsible for reviewing the accounting of our hedge fund and private equity clients, including review of shadow books and reconciling to the fund administrator’s monthly reporting package, and overseeing the preparation of quarterly and year end financial statement workpapers. The candidate will be trained and given the opportunity to develop subject matter expertise in sophisticated hedge fund and private equity financial reporting and operational matters.

  • Review “shadow” books and reconcile to fund administrator’s monthly reporting package.
  • Oversee investor allocations and distribution analysis.
  • Review the management fees and waterfall calculations in accordance with the funds’ governing documents.
  • Oversee and manage staff on day-to-day accounting and fund administration matters.
  • Review and understand the client’s fund structure, investment strategy, governing documents, customized investor reporting, and operational matters.
  • Carry-out detailed review of the team’s work to ensure quality, thoroughness, and completion of assignment tasks within agreed time frames.
  • Prepare ad hoc client and investor reporting and analysis.
  • Preparation of annual financial statements and footnotes.
  • Coordinate the annual audit and act any primary point of contact.
  • Support the tax team with information to prepare tax compliance/reports.
  • Participate in new client implementations; become accounting team lead once clients are onboarded.
  • Develop and nurture strong working relationships with client management and peer client levels.


  • 4+ years of experience in public accounting and preferably hedge funds
  • BS or MS in Accounting (150 credit-hours minimum) and CPA (or candidate)
  • Must be a team-oriented self-starter who takes initiative and understands client service
  • Ability to adapt to new environments easily and articulate ideas across a broad range of audiences
  • Strong work ethic with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and shown to acclimate to new technologies and systems with ease
  • Role will be based in Garden City, NY


Additional information

  • Actively licensed CPA preferred
  • Audit experience with a public accounting firm

Company description

JGM Fund Administration, LLC, is a full-service firm delivering fully integrated accounting, tax, administrative, and advisory services for private equity funds, hedge funds, and multi-national investors in real estate and other alternative asset classes. Our service model focuses on attracting, training, mentoring, and retaining highly motivated people. Our team are committed to providing first class service to our diverse multi-national clients using our state of the art technology.

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