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HarbourVest | Boston, MA

Job Summary

Involved in all aspects of financial accounting and reporting for a selection of funds and separately managed accounts. BS in Accounting, MBA/ CPA. 10+ years experience in Public/ Private mix.



* All aspects of financial accounting and reporting for a selection of funds and separately managed accounts
* Ensure accuracy and timeliness of all data provided, including external and internal reporting requirements
* Assist the firm in marketing efforts and meeting compliance requirements
* Manage a team and work efficiently and effectively within tight deadlines to provide best-in-class client service

Annual, Semi-Annual and Quarterly Reporting Process:
* Oversee preparation of and review of financial statements (Primarily U.S. GAAP, some IFRS), capital account statements, and all related supporting schedules for a selection of accounts including all investment types, consolidations, and complex structures
* Review valuations to ensure that fair market value principles are being consistently applied
* Ensure accuracy, consistency, and timeliness of all financial reporting
* Ensure reporting is in compliance with legal documents including Limited Partnership Agreements and side letters, including waterfall calculations and partner allocations
* Assist auditors with annual audit process
* Assist various internal groups with the preparation and review of semi-annual and annual reports and marketing materials

Management of Staff:
* Manage and supervise staff effectively and efficiently
* Lead group projects and improve processes

* Support fund management and cash management working with Fund Manager and Treasury teams on capital calls and distributions
* Provide accurate, timely and professional service to internal and external clients
* Prepare and review debt compliance reports, opinions, agreements and related issues
* Manage fund cash and work with Treasury group and Portfolio Management group


* BS in Accounting, MBA/CPA (Inactive)

Work Experience:

* 10+ years’ experience in Public/Private mix

Skills and Abilities:

* Professional individual with the ability to perform independently as well as part of a team
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as management and organizational skills
* Leadership skills, and the ability to manage a team and work within a team
* Willingness to be hands-on as needed
* Experience with partnership accounting and partnership agreements as well as waterfall calculations a must
* Strong work ethic
* Ability to streamline processes and implement change
* High level of attention to detail

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  • Min Education: BA/BS
  • Min Experience: 10 years