Senior Fund Accountant – Wilmington, DE

ISC’s team of Financial Services Recruiters has been retained by a prominent and growing global investment firm. The firm specializes in providing customized investment management and investment advisory services to their clients – Ultra-High Net Worth individuals, families, trusts, foundations, and endowments. They’re seeking a talented Senior Fund Accountant to provide support for expansion as they continue to grow and add new funds.

The Senior Fund Accountant opportunity is newly created due to growth. Our client is looking for a multi-talented Accountant with vast fund accounting experience, and a keen eye for GAAP audited financial statements accuracy. This is a highly visible role to executives and key stakeholders and requires an excellent communicator to articulate strategic fund recommendations. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who can confidently lead and liaise with auditors, 3rd party administrators, and senior leadership within the Firm.

Senior Fund Accountant Key Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree required, Accounting major preferred.
• CPA preferred.
• Minimum of 7-10 years of accounting experience with a concentration in Fund Accounting.
• Experience working with investment instruments as well as private equity in a GAAP environment.
• Prior experience creating financial statements and footnotes and/or disclosures within financial statements.
• Exposure to Opportunity Funds highly preferred.
• Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.

Senior Fund Accountant Rewards:

• Rapidly growing and well-established organization.
• Newly created role, open due to growth, with opportunities to make an impact and have autonomy over the fund of funds.
• High visibility and exposure to leadership with opportunities to contribute to new fund creation.
• Competitive total compensation program inclusive of base salary, bonus, and profit sharing with excellent benefits.
• Rewarding culture and team within a client focused, family-oriented firm.

Senior Fund Accountant Responsibilities:

• Partner with third party Fund Administrator on the collection of valuation materials including trade confirmations, broker statements, capital statements, pricing data, dividend detail on a monthly and quarterly basis.
• Correspond with external investment groups as well as fund administrators, banks, brokers, and other funds to request information and handle discrepancies. Review information with high attention to detail to ensure it’s accurate and up to date.
• Oversee allocation of expenses and review accruals.
• Review of monthly valuations and pricing of private equity vehicles.
• Evaluate cash management for private equity vehicles, including allocating and tracking capital calls, returns of capital, and distributions.
• Research proper tax and GAAP treatment of new investments and prepare GAAP audited financial statements with footnotes and disclosures.

• Oversee and review monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements including disclosures.
• Collaborate with external independent auditors and provide support including documentation for the annual audit of the financial statements.
• Partner with third party Fund Administrator on the compilation of tax estimates and review of K-1’s and tax returns.
• In conjunction with the Client Services team, respond to fund investor/client confirmation, tax, and ad hoc requests.

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How to Apply:
Please contact Jennifer Crook, , 800.319.9670.

Referrals – Do you know someone who may be a fit?
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