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Associate/Senior Associate, Fund Accounting

Location

New York

Job description

Position: Associate/Senior Associate, Fund Accounting

Reports to: Vice President – Fund Accounting

Position Summary: 

The Fund Accounting Associate or Senior Associate will be responsible for a group of private equity funds, funds of hedge funds, or hybrid funds (“Private Funds”) and accounting for the investments made by those funds. These roles will also be responsible for analyzing financial data, performing various reconciliations and preparing support for the fund’s business activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform reviews over NAVs prepared by external fund administrators
  • Detailed review of expenses charged to funds, including overseeing Fund accounts payable and approving payments for processing
  • Assist with review and validation of management fees and waterfall calculations to ensure their accuracy and compliance with fund governing documents
  • Process transactions into shadow accounting system (eFront)
  • Monitoring of investment transactions, preparation of portfolio track record and analysis
  • Assist with the preparation of capital call and distribution notices for investors
  • Assist with the year-end audit deliverables and financial statement reviews
  • Ad-hoc reporting and deliverables

Requirements:

  • 2-5 years of fund accounting experience/audit experience in Private Equity and Hedge firm
  • BS/MS degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Strong technical and analytical skills and detailed oriented skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work well in team environment
  • Knowledge of private equity/hedge fund industry required
  • CPA/CA preferred

To apply, please send your resume to OperationsRecruiting@wafra.com with the subject, “Associate/Senior Associate—Fund Accounting”.

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