Hedge and Private Equity fund

Accountant, New York, NY

Accountant (New York, NY): Our client, a growing hedge and private equity firm with over $1b in AUM, is seeking an Accountant to join their investment and management accounting team. This role will report to their Controller and will be the second hire within accounting. The candidate will be responsible for allocating fund expenses and calculations of fund accruals; tracking investment activity for hedge fund and private equity investments; ensuring that capital calls, distributions and cash movements are sent/received; and reviewing the monthly and quarterly close process. S/he will also assist with management company budget, projections and partner allocations; help develop controls, policies and procedures; assist with cash management, expense controls and bill pay of the funds; and work closely with audit and tax accountants to facilitate timely completion of audited financials and tax returns. The ideal candidate will have a degree in Accounting or Finance with 2-4 years of relevant experience; excellent computer skills, interpersonal and communications skills; knowledge of the securities industry including hedge funds and private equity is preferred. This person should have the ability to work independently in a small office environment and prioritize work to meet deadlines. 



  • Firm has recently launched two new PE funds and is continuing to fundraise
  • Ability to get involved in accounting from start to finish
  • Extremely low turnover and a ton of opportunity to grow within
  • Environment is open, collaborative, and the people are extremely down to earth!
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