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Private Equity Accounting Managing Director – New York, NY

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

Primary Responsibilities Will Include:

· Lead, direct, train and coach team of Directors and/or Associate Directors

· Client Relationship Management

· Oversee multiple sponsors

· Review work product to ensure the quality of client deliverables

· Manage your team to improve efficiency and ensure timeliness of all client deliverables

· Read Limited Partnership Agreements and summarize sections relevant to accounting, comment/ summarize items that need to be addressed with client or client’s legal team

· Maintain a working relationship with all client contacts, auditors, lawyers, and banking personnel

· Participate in prospect (new business) meetings

· Mentor, train and develop team members to support internal team growth

· Participate in firm-wide training

· Ensure that billing is done in accordance with service agreements and out of scope projects are identified and properly billed


Job Requirements, Skills, Education, and Experience:

· 12+ years of fund accounting experience in either a Private Equity Fund, Private Equity Fund Administrator, or other financial institution where the candidate has gained PE financial products knowledge

· 7+ years of supervisory, client management, and project management experience

· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics

· Hands-on experience in preparing subsequent closings, waterfalls, setting up deferred and current tax calculations, setting up consolidations, and setting up financial statements with footnotes

· 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 and IFRS

· 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