Job #1372: Vice President of Fund Accounting - New York, NY (3-5-20)

Job Title

Vice President of Fund Accounting

Location

New York

Salary

$150,000

Job Description:

The vice president will be responsible for a broad spectrum of financial and accounting matters affecting our Private Equity clients. Vice presidents should have a strong background in accounting for alternative investment funds, with a focus on private equity, proven client management skills, and the ability to manage and lead a team in monitoring client deliverables and meeting deadlines.   Additionally, the vice president is responsible for exercising sound judgment regarding the proper application of accounting principles to complex transactions.

  • Manage multiple fund relationships, including scheduling and meeting all client deliverables
  • Maintain/manage client expectations and coordinate deliverables timelines with staff
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of accounting, specifically with respect to alternative investment funds, with a focus on private equity funds
  • Participate in new business discussions with prospects and existing clients
  • Prepare and maintain goals and career development plans for all direct reports
  • Prepare semiannual performance appraisals and discussions for all direct reports
  • Provide guidance and direction to staff on all technical and client-service-related topics
  • Review fund governing documents, offering documents, subscription documents, side letters, and investment management agreements, in order to ensure proper application of fund terms
  • Review all transaction documentation and supporting files, and understand the features of the investment transactions, accruals, etc.
  • Review work paper files for accuracy and completeness, including capital activity, investment activity, income and expense accruals, valuation adjustments, etc.
  • Review management fee calculations, including offsetable amounts, management fee waiver contributions, etc.
  • Review investor allocations and capital account statements
  • Review capital call and distribution calculations, sources/uses of cash, allocations, and investor notices
  • Create, maintain, and/or review distribution waterfall (carried interest) models, in keeping with the applicable fund terms Prepare and/or review financial statements, notes disclosures, and supporting schedules
  • Develop/maintain robust review procedures around deliverables
  • Manage the year-end audit process, in collaboration with the client and auditors
  • Where applicable, support the tax team with information to prepare tax compliance/reports
  • Help develop and support targeted, continuing education for all direct reports
  • Support corporate goals and business/departmental initiatives.

 

Interested candidates should e-mail resume to William Fine at: wfine@atlassearchllc.com. Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program.  Make sure to include Job #1372 in the subject line and to copy friendsoffirm@eisneramper.com on your email.