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Fund Accountant – Denver, CO

Gen II Colorado is looking for a Fund Accountant that will be responsible for providing accounting services including preparation and processing of transactions and financial statements with supporting schedules and workpapers.  

Primary Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Obtain a detailed understanding of the client’s partnership agreement(s) and how to apply it to deliverables
  • Cash processing and bank reconciliations
  • Record journal entries
  • Maintain general ledger
  • Prepare and set up workpapers
  • Prepare financial statements and footnotes
  • Prepare management fee, carried interest, and deferred tax calculations
  • Prepare partner capital account information
  • Investor capital call/ distribution processing
  • Liaise with the tax department and client’s independent auditors

Job Requirements, Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • Minimum GPA of 3.3

As a Gen II Colorado team member, you will receive competitive pay and a generous benefits package:

Salary Range: $52,000-$67,000, plus overtime.

Tax Director – Denver, CO

Gen II is seeking Tax Directors to join our growing team of professionals. These individuals will be actively involved in the tax compliance services noted above on multiple client engagements.

 Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Obtain a detailed understanding of the client’s partnership agreement(s) and how to apply it to deliverables, including creating and reviewing tax carried interest computations
  • Review and oversight of the validation of Forms W-8BEN, W-8BEN-E, W-8EXP and W-8IMY to ensure proper administration of treaty claims for reduced U.S. withholding tax
  • Final sign-off and review of federal and state tax returns and associated workpapers
  • Frequent communication with various clients and tax authorities
  • Coordinate with external auditors and tax reviewers
  • Progressive responsibilities to include supervision, training and evaluation of tax personnel at several levels
  • Lead, direct and coach a team of tax professionals at various levels
  • Manage special projects, when requested

Upon employment, Tax Directors will receive a competitive annual salary between $160,000 – $180,000, along with a generous benefits package

Qualified candidates will possess the following experience and qualities:

Required attributes:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting (150 credit-hours minimum)
  • 8+ years of experience in the attributes
  • 5 + years of supervisory experience
  • Understanding of U.S. partnership taxation
  • CPA certification or equivalent with active PTIN
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Thrive independently and as part of a team

Desired attributes:

  • Advanced degree such as Masters in Taxation, JD, and/or LLM
  • Understanding of U.S. international taxation rules associated with ECI, Branch Profits Tax, FDAP, FATCA and FIRPTA
  • Understanding of U.S. corporate taxation
  • Private equity work experience
  • Tax work experience with an emphasis in partnership and/ or international tax matters
  • Proficiency with Thomson Reuters GoSystem

NYC-based Fund Administration firm is looking for a Business Development Director to focus on new business opportunities primarily from the private equity and private real estate sector. The position will report to the principal – Business Development and will have specific revenue objectives. This role will be located in Boston with the opportunity to pursue relationships if they are outside the MA area.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Generate new business for the firm through the creation of new opportunities with existing newly forming Private Equity and Private Real Estate firms
  • Identify opportunities to sell administration services to Private Equity firms seeking to improve their operational processes and workflows
  • Develop and maintain a network of relationships with industry centers of influence, including audit, tax and legal advisory firms, consultants, limited partners, investment bankers, and other advisors
  • Attend industry networking events and conferences
  • Keep track of new industry, legal and fiscal developments, anticipate changes in the target market’s needs, and translate this into opportunities for the firm.

Job Requirements, Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Demonstrated learning agility and self-motivation
  • Detail-oriented
  • Experience with Salesforce as a sales tool
  • Ability to work both individually and within a group structure
  • Able to assist in the creation and execution of targeted outreach efforts
  • Base knowledge of the private real estate and private equity industry
  • Prior sales experience is an important asset
  • Salary will be a combination of base plus commission and is commensurate on experience and success.

 

Accountant – New York, NY

Gen II Fund Services seek attention to detail, agile, and energetic Accountant to join the current Finance Team to provide financial, administrative, and clerical assistance. The individual will assist with corporate reporting, analysis, and the monthly accounting cycle.

Primary Responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in corporate reporting, analysis, and monthly accounting cycle
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly journal entries
  • Responsible for Cash Disbursement, Cash Receipts processes, and Daily Cash Report
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations and analysis on key accounts, including credit card reconciliations and various bank reconciliations
  • Assist with the analysis and the reporting of all General Ledger entries and schedules
  • Assist with Balance Sheet reconciliations and account analysis
  • Processing day-to-day accounts receivable
  • Research receipts and exceptions
  • Assist with the collections process
  • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure all payments are accounted for and properly posted
  • Reconcile revenue in multiple financial software
  • Assisting with preparation and coordination of the audit process
  • Assist in the quarterly billing process
  • Ad hoc financial projects

Job Requirements, Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines
  • Ability to be an effective team member and display initiative
  • Have good judgment and thinking skills
  • Ability to ensure accuracy in job delivery under pressure
  • Ability to properly organize and prioritize tasks
  • Have data entry skills, general math skills, financial software awareness, attention to detail, thoroughness, verbal, and written communication
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of advanced MS Excel functions a plus (formulas, VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables)
  • Knowledge of sage intacct and Bill.com is a plus

Senior Accountant – New York, NY

Gen II is seeking a Senior Accountant to join its Management Company services department.  This role requires a detailed and organized individual with the ability to manage several accounting projects simultaneously in a timely manner.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Manage client communications and requests
  • Completion of monthly general ledger close, preparation, and maintenance of workpapers
  • Preparation of financial statements and footnote disclosures
  • Liaise with client’s third-party auditors and tax accountants
  • Cash processing and bank reconciliations
  • Assist with new client set-ups and transitions
  • Review work prepared by Accountants and Accounts Payable Clerks
  • Assist with the annual Form 1099 process
  • Complete “ad-hoc” and special projects as needed

Job Requirements, Skills, Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • 1-4 years of experience, preferably in public accounting and/or in the financial services sector
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to design spreadsheets
  • Heightened attention to detail, highly organized and efficient
  • Self-motivated individual with excellent interpersonal skills

 

Management Company Manager – New York, NY

Gen II Fund Services LLC is seeking a Manager to join its Management Company services department. This role requires a detailed and organized individual to work closely with a team of professionals to provide guidance and deliver accurate and timely monthly/quarterly client deliverables.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Work closely with the Director/Managing Director to manage daily client deliverables
  • Manage the operations and accounting of an existing private equity management company client independently
  • Responsible for review of monthly, quarterly, and annual client deliverables and adherence to the firm’s Quality Control procedures
  • Perform detailed review of Financial Statements and supporting work papers to ensure preparation in accordance with GAAP
  • Lead client conference calls to address clients’ ongoing service needs
  • Ability to interface and manage a client/ business with limited guidance
  • Able to supervise staff if required by client and team
  • Oversee and provide guidance with onboarding new clients to provide insights on best practices and operational procedures

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5+ years of relevant Corporate Accounting experience preferred.
  • Sound knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and other Comprehensive Basis of Accounting
  • Ability to learn on the job quickly, apply learning to clients and recommend solutions to issues
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to think independently, prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Extensive Microsoft suite skills – Excel (pivots), Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Willingness to partner with others across the firm and comfortable interacting with team members of all levels
  • Self-motivated individual with a passion for working with people and staff development
  • Able to work well in a dynamic environment and recommend process improvement
  • CPA preferred, but not required

Compliance Analyst

Private Equity fund administrator’s Boston office is looking for an Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) Compliance Analyst to assist the Compliance team in all administrative tasks related to AML/KYC Services for new and existing clients/investors.

We will offer you

  • A challenging and rewarding role in a fast-growing organization
  • Excellent opportunities for professional and career development in Private Equity
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits

Administrative Functions

  • Collect and retain all client/investor documents from various sources for AML/KYC, FATCA, and CRS.
  • Maintenance and centralization of AML/KYC, FATCA, and CRS documents and data. Collection and reconciliation of data for implementation of CRM system.
  • Maintain control and tracking logs for completed and open compliance items.
  • Track statuses of key legal, compliance, and tax documents/information as needed.
  • Liaise with various internal departments (client servicing teams, operations, IT, etc.) and external parties (clients, law firms, third-party service providers, etc.).

Responsibilities will include

  • Review client/investor documents to identify and compile key information required to perform Compliance Services including AML/KYC, FATCA, and CRS. Documents to include, but not limited to, subscription documents, tax forms, self-certification forms and other supporting AML/KYC documents.
  • Maintain and update client/investor database with key compliance information based on new compliance reviews and existing contracted clients. Ensure all documentation (e.g., tax forms) is current, not expired and completed.
  • Escalate with the Director of Compliance of any compliance issues, open items, missing or expired documentation that need to be escalated to CS team, client and/or third-party resources.
  • Using Thomson Reuters application, World-Check, and TINCheck, scan all names related to investors as extracted from subscription and AML/KYC documents and to document the results.
  • Ensure all documents/reports are maintained in proper locations to include AML/KYC, FATCA, and CRS results, client report letters, client invoices, client/firm servicing contracts/pricing and third-party resource statements.
  • Ensure compliance checklists are completed for each review and signed. Ensure all steps are followed for control purposes.

Job Requirements, Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting a plus.
  • 1-3 years of work experience in Financial Services, a plus
  • Impeccable attention to detail. Will train to review AML documentation and formation documents; Trust Agreements, LP /LLC Agreements, Certificate of Formations, Article of Associations, tax documents, identifying documents, etc.
  • Familiarity with investor scanning applications
  • Strong ability to gather, track and centralize information/documents.
  • Excellent data entry and reconciliations of systems and ongoing maintenance.
  • Microsoft applications proficient. Strong EXCEL skills (formulas, pivot tables, VLOOKUPs).
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Must be extremely detail-oriented and highly organized.
  • Efficient time management skills and the ability to maintain control over information and documents to meet client, firm, and reporting deadlines.

Investor Services Director – Denver, CO

Gen II is currently seeking an Investor Services Director (“Director”) to join our growing team of professionals. This individual will be actively involved in the services noted below on multiple client engagements.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Implement guidelines & best practices surrounding contact & coordination of all client deliverables
  • Collaborate internally/externally to produce tactical & strategic roadmap to enhance client & investor experience.
  • Establish and maintain open channels of communication with all client services teams & Principals to support best-in-class service
  • Partner with Gen II technology to Identify and deploy a centralized workflow system
  • Host monthly information sessions with internal stakeholders to promote best practices and facilitate the execution of op-model changes
  • Host client calls on a regular cadence while effectively addressing client concerns and escalated issues
  • Identify solutions & implement op-model changes to reduce cycle time on client requests & reporting, while continuing to operate with a low-risk appetite.
  • Implement & maintain a staff heat map to facilitate cross-training and reduce key person risk
  • Ensure Investor Relations team is managed effectively and adheres to all client service level agreements
  • Perform additional duties as needed to ensure all client deliverables are met.
  • Supervision, training, and evaluation of associates, supervisors, and managers
  • Operate in a deadline-driven, high-volume, and constantly changing environment
  • Other assigned projects
  • Ensure overtime is based on business needs

Upon employment, a Director will receive a competitive annual salary between $120,000 – $160,000, commensurate with experience, along with a generous benefits package.

Qualified candidates will possess the following experience and qualities:

Required attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 10+ years of related experience, including management experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High degree of professional poise
  • Customer service approach that is accommodating and action-driven
  • Strong relationship-building skills
  • Ability to thrive as part of a team, while also being able to work independently

Desired attributes:

  • Private equity work experience
  • Basic accounting knowledge
  • Allvue CRM experience

Investor Services Analyst

The Investor Services analyst is an important and integral part of the Gen II operations team. It requires thorough attention to detail and precise work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. The candidate will primarily be responsible for providing Investor Services functions to the Gen II client teams.

Primary Responsibilities Will Include

  • Respond to client inquiries in a prompt manner, utilizing oral and written communications
  • Review and process investor documentation (subscription documents, partner transfers, name changes, contact, and wire instruction updates)
  • Day-to-day maintenance of investor records across multiple internal and external systems
  • Disseminate investor correspondence (capital call, distribution, partner capital statement, and other sponsor communications) across various investor portal platforms
  • Track incoming capital call wires and prepare capital distributions payments across various client accounts
  • Monitor cash transactions daily for various client accounts
  • Participate in special projects
  • Liaise with the client service team to ensure an efficient and excellent client service experience for Gen II’s sponsors
  • Work with departments throughout the office to prepare audit confirmations and monthly recurring deliverables
  • Facilitate financial reporting to partners/investors

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (concentrations in accounting, finance or Economics a plus)
  • 0-2 years’ experience in the financial services Industry
  • Private Equity or Hedge Fund Investor Services background a plus
  • Demonstrate strong customer service/client relationship skills • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects with differing deadlines
  • Impeccable attention to details
  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • Experience with Investor Portals (Intralinks/Investment Café/SunGard DX) a plus

New York City-based Private Equity Fund Administration Firm is looking for a Director to manage Private Equity funds.

Primary Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Direct the day-to-day accounting and fund administration for multiple investment sponsors
  • Extensive hands-on involvement in preparing and reviewing workpapers, investments, accruals, financial statements with footnotes, and investor allocations
  • Heavy client interaction on a daily basis
  • Frequent communication with clients at an executive level
  • Maintain a working relationship with all client contacts, auditors, lawyers, and banking personnel
  • Lead, direct, and coach team of Accountants at several levels
  • Oversee and provide guidance on the initial set up of the Clients Funds deliverables (capital calls, distributions, financial statements, waterfalls, IRRs) and perform thorough, in-depth review and sign off prior to Managing Director review
  • Manage special projects, when required

Job Requirements, Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • 7+ years of fund accounting experience in either a Private Equity Fund, Private Equity Fund Administrator, or other financial institution where the candidate has gained financial products knowledge
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics
  • Advanced Mezzanine/Credit/Loan Origination investment experience preferred
  • Comfortable with PIK/OID calculations
  • Advanced experience in preparing capital calls and distributions including complicated waterfall models
  • Very comfortable in understanding and navigating through Partnership Agreements, legal documents, and Investment Agreements
  • Advanced knowledge of types of Reporting for Investment Funds / Investment Companies and Investors in USGAAP
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Technical Knowledge and Business Acumen
  • Ability to learn on the job quickly, apply learning to clients and recommend solutions to issues
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changes in processes and procedures in a rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Superior problem solving, judgment, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to think independently, prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Extensive Microsoft suite skills – Excel (pivots), Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Strong leadership skills and management skills
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