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Private Equity Accounting Director – San Francisco, CA

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 work papers, investments, accruals, financial statements with footnotes and investor allocations
  • Heavy client interaction on a daily basis
  • Frequent communication with clients at the executive level
  • Maintain a working relationship with all client contacts, auditors, lawyers, and banking personnel
  • Lead, direct, and coach team of staff 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 US GAAP
  • 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

All applicants applying to Gen II Fund Services, LLC must be legally authorized to work in the United States.