Senior Finance Associate -GP

We are looking for a Senior Finance Associate for the general partner group of a leading investment firm. This position would be primarily responsible for treasury, accounting, tax and fair market value reporting for the credit, public equity, and real estate related GP entities but will also have exposure to GP entities invested in funds. This group is responsible for the operational, accounting, tax, and reporting aspects of each of the general partner entities. These entities invest across all of the firm’s business units giving the team the unique opportunity to gain exposure throughout the company. Members of the team also regularly collaborate with several internal departments, including fund accounting, tax, legal, HR, corporate, and IT, as well as third-party service providers such as the firm’s tax advisors.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Preparation and calculation of:

  • Capital calls, cash distributions, tax with holdings, and the associated reports to GP investors

  • Carry, vesting, profit (loss) and income (expense) allocations

  • Quarterly and annual financial reporting, including supporting documentation for capital accounts, trial balances and other financial reconciliations

  • Quarterly tax estimates and annual tax returns for several partnerships, including tracking and review of K-1 activity and consultation with external and internal tax advisors

  • Review of daily cash activity and preparation of quarterly cash reporting

  • Coordination of monthly/quarterly redemption and contribution requests from Limited Partners

  • Entering cash, book and tax activity into Investran, the third party portfolio management and accounting software

  • Assist in generating responses to investor inquiries and requests for information

  • Working with all levels from associates to Managing Directors on projects to enhance the performance of the team, department, and firm as a whole

  • Opportunities for additional responsibilities where performance allows

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2-4 years accounting experience in the financial service industry with a solid understanding of investments preferable

  • Reliable and collaborative team member

  • Excellent project management and organizational skills; ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects with high attention to detail

  • Creative problem solving ability and sound judgment; ability to use own initiative and take responsibility for decisions and propose solutions

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with capacity to interact with all levels

  • Enjoys working in a service environment and understands the demands of a high paced, high quality firm

  • Capability of handling highly confidential and sensitive information with discretion

  • Works well independently and capitalizes on opportunities to learn and grow

  • Advanced MS Office, particularly Excel

DESIRED BACKGROUND/EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Public accounting, partnership and/or financial services experience a plus, but not required

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