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Associate Manager

Cranford, NJ

Job Summary

Contribute toward a team covering one or more client relationships. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field. 5+ years experience in accounting, with a focus on private equity.


Job Skills/Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
5+ years’ experience in accounting, with a focus on private equity
CPA designation a plus
Knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and other comprehensive basis of accounting, with an emphasis on investment partnerships
Accounting/ Portfolio system proficiency
Experience preparing and reviewing general ledgers, work papers and financial statements
Deadline oriented with ability to complete assigned tasks independently.
Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to multi-task
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, with advanced Excel skills
Fund of Funds or Hedge Funds experience a plus
General Partner Accounting experience a big plus
-Team player with a progressive track record

Position Overview:

Contribute toward a team covering one or more client relationships
Deliver accurate and timely work product within specified deliverables timelines, and in coordination with the vice president and other team members
Demonstrate strong knowledge of accounting, specifically with respect to alternative investment funds, with a focus on private equity limited partnerships
Review all transaction documentation and supporting files, and understand the features of the investment transactions, accruals, etc.
Prepare work paper files for accuracy and completeness, including capital activity, investment activity, income and expense accruals, valuation adjustments, etc.
Prepare management fee calculations, including offset table amounts, management fee waiver contributions, etc.
Prepare investor allocations and capital account statements
Prepare capital call and distribution calculations, sources/uses of cash, allocations, and investor notices
Update distribution waterfall (carried interest) models, in keeping with the applicable fund terms
Prepare financial statements, notes disclosures, and supporting schedules
Help manage the year-end audit process, in collaboration with the vice president, client, and auditors
Handle daily/routine client information requests
Provide guidance and direction to junior staff on all technical and client-service-related topics
Where applicable, support the tax team with information to prepare tax compliance/reports
Support corporate goals and business/departmental initiatives

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  • Min Education: BA/BS
  • Min Experience: 5 years