Asset Manager

VP, Corporate Accountant, New York, NY

VP, Corporate Accountant (New York, NY): Our client, a leading asset manager that is growing in assets, employees and strategies, has created a new role for a bright accounting professional to join their management company accounting team.  This person will report to the firm’s Corporate Controller through supporting all accounting and transactional efforts. 


Key Points:

  • Organization is stable with sticky money and growing assets
  • Firm offers a tremendous quality of life coupled with autonomy
  • Individual will be given the opportunity to lead projects, mentor junior staff, and help drive initiatives internally
  • The group is looking for a leader, offering this new hire a platform to demonstrate their knowledge and have visibility to senior management


  • Review the preparation of financial statements (balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flow and Statement of Changes in Shareholder Equity); review assets, expense, liabilities, revenue entries
  • Assist with reviewing monthly management reports, accompanying schedules and worksheets; maintain and improve the Microsoft GP accounting system, effectively discussing and searching for issues with the controller and the firm’s outside consulting firm (implement new processes as necessary)
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly/quarterly dashboards and board meeting packages; review subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting and reconciling transactions (investigate and resolve discrepancies as necessary)
  • Assist with external audits and collaborate with tax professionals
  • Train and oversee Corporate Staff Accountants; given responsibilities of planning and leading various accounting projects


  • 5+ years of relevant experience in both public and private accounting within the financial services field; bachelors degree in accounting and CPA is required
  • Strong understanding of GAAP; working knowledge in Microsoft GP; advanced Excel skills
  • Must be comfortable communication with various levels of management and efficiently working on time sensitive projects 
  • Senior management loves visuals so someone that can manipulate data and create charts and graphs in Excel would be very well received


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