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Private Equity Fund Accounting Associate

  • Location:

    New York

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    Accountancy & Finance

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    James Dappert

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Our client, a leading private equity firm focused on in the US lower/middle market, is looking to bring on an experienced fund accountant to join their growing finance team. The firm primarily focuses on credit investments and currently has just over $3b in AUM currently while on track to double in size by this time next year. Culture is entrepreneurial in nature as they emphasise taking ownership and agency over your own work and leading from the front. Excellent time to get into one of the investment industry's most exciting players.


  • Manage external fund administration relationships
  • Review work-papers delivered by outside fund administrators
  • Assist the CFO and Controller in financial analysis
  • Oversee funds' cash position and forecasting requirements
  • Support and assist the liquidity and treasury functions
  • Preparation of quarterly investment letters along with investor reports


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or similar field
  • 3-5 years experience within private equity fund accounting, primarily with a fund administrator
  • Proven experience working in partnership accounting and financial reporting under US GAAP
  • Strong soft skills including communication, presentation, team-work, and ability to work autonomously
  • Strong analytical skills including experience in building complex financial models and further presenting them to stakeholders
  • Positive, self-starter attitude

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