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Private Equity Director – Boston, MA

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