Hedge Fund

Senior Fund Accountant, New York, NY

Senior Fund Accountant (New York, NY):Our client, one of the most reputable and well established hedge funds in NYC is looking to bring on a Senior Fund Accountant to help oversee both accounting and operations responsibilities.  This is a unique opportunity to gain exposure to a variety of responsibilities while also taking on a supervisory capacity (they plan on hiring a more junior person to work for this person) 


Key Points: 

·      The fund has been around for over 15 years and is extremely stable (investor base is primarily institutional and “sticky” money)

·      Opportunity to be part of a firm that makes newsworthy investments with the concentrated investments/positions they take 

·      This position will have the opportunity to gain exposure to both accounting and operations 

·      The plan is to hire a more junior person and this person will gain supervisory experience 


·      Ensure accurate and completion of all deliverables such as weekly and monthly estimates, NAVs, processing of subscriptions and redemptions, capital account statements and various ad-hoc reporting

·      Ensure proper internal procedures and checklists are followed

·      Review incentive allocation/carried interest calculations for accuracy

·      Prepare capital calls and distribution allocation schedules in accordance with fund documents

·      Prepare monthly expense allocations by fund and coordinate payments to vendors with management company accountant

·      Compile/review 1099 listing and ensure timely mailing to vendors/IRS

·       Review quarterly and annual financial statements

·      Assist year-end audit process in collaboration with auditors

·      Ensure investor queries are responded to in a timely manner

·      Improve processes to gain efficiencies and reduce risk

·      Assist with compliance filings such as Form ADV and Form PF

·      Work closely with Controller to ensure exceptional work quality


·      4+ years of relevant experience, ideally with direct hedge fund or private equity accounting experience. 

·      Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a dynamic work environment 

·      Strong proficiency with Excel and attention to detail; ability to work independently and collaboratively with various teams

Job Reference #1345

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