Private Equity Director – Denver, CO

Gen II is seeking Accounting Directors to join our growing team of fund accounting and administration professionals. These individuals will be actively involved in the client services noted above, other than tax compliance and consulting services, on multiple client engagements.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • 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 a 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 client review
  • Manage special projects, when required

Upon employment, Accounting Directors will receive a competitive annual salary between $135,000-$176,000, commensurate with experience, along with a generous benefits package.

Job Requirements, Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • 8+ 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 or Master’s degree in Accounting, or relevant work experience
  • Advanced Mezzanine/Credit/Loan Origination investment experience preferred
  • Comfortable with PIK/OID calculations
  • Advanced 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