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Position: Management Company Accountant
Job Number: MS04182
Location: NY - New York City
Date Posted: 2018-03-19
Salary Range: $126-150k
Job Summary:

Private Equity Management Accountant 

Company Information:

Name: Private Equity Firm

Job Description:

  • Management of expenses including the auditing and coding of invoices.
  • Ensure policy and procedures are adhered to for invoices and expense reports.
  • Monthly review of the trial balance and general ledger activity to ensure the validity of account balances and the proper coding/vouching of invoices.
  • Monthly preparation of account fluctuations and journal entries for necessary accruals, account coding adjustments, etc.
  • Support consolidating financial statement team with account balance explanations as needed
  • Accounting research and recommendations to supervisor re: issues/concerns, improvements for existing processes.
  • Billing of expenses and providing all necessary support.
  • Preparation of quarterly consolidated financial statements.
  • Data requests and ad-hoc requests as well as anticipation of needs for internal clients.
  • Strong use of system to obtain financial data from the system for analytical purposes as well as optimal usage of the GL.
  • Continually being proactive in improving work flow, processes, policies, account analyses and distribution of relevant information.
  • Assist in developing and mentoring team members.

Requirements / Qualifications:

  • BS in Accounting
  • At least 6+ years progressive public & private accounting  
  • CPA helpful
  • Strong team player with goals of department and firm in mind at all times
  • Must be a self starter with strong self motivation, taking full ownership of assigned responsibilities and willing to assist in team responsibilities
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial statement components, including accrual accounting
  • Excellent computer skills, with intuitive understanding, including but not limited to Excel (including pivot tables), report generation and general ledger systems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Focused, detail oriented and quality conscious with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work with all levels of management and employees in an open team environment
  • Professional services industry a strong plus

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