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  • Location: West LA, California
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #519
Leading private equity investment firm in West LA is looking for a Fund Accountant with 2-4 years of accounting experience, a working knowledge of GAAP, federal and state income tax, and prior experience in fund accounting is preferred. The ideal candidate is professional, proactive, self-motivated, has a strong work ethic and can perform both transactional day-to-day activities, as well as drive accounting projects to closure.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of quarterly and annual financial reporting packages, including fund and co-investment financials and allocations, as well as individual Limited Partner reporting.
  • Ownership over G/L (daily journal entries, monthly reconciliations, monthly close).
  • Creating investment purchase and sales transaction journal entries, including unrealized gain/loss, realized gain/loss, and equity allocations.
  • Maintaining management company and general partner accounting records.
  • Working closely with auditors to prepare annual audited financials.
  • Working closely with tax advisors in filing state and federal tax returns.
  • Working directly with other teams to provide accounting data for investor presentations.
  • Calculating LP capital calls and distributions.
  • Addressing ad hoc and routine LP requests.
  • Cash management, including wire transfers and online banking.
  • Managing vendor relationships and all AP/AR functions, expense reimbursements and portfolio billing.
  • Monitoring accounting compliance by maintaining reporting and process-driven checklists.
  • Applying terms of partnership agreements and contracts to accounting.
  • Overseeing third party service provider by delegating projects and reviewing deliverables.
  • Special projects and support of all other accounting functions as needed.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Two to four years of related accounting experience.
  • CPA candidate preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask in a dynamic, fast-paced business environment with impeccably high standards of professionalism and quality.
  • Ability to work with minimal direction.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Zoom, Slack, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Familiarity with Sage Intacct, Investment Café and bill.com is a plus.
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and fair value accounting.
  • Experience in Fund/Partnership Accounting, including income allocations, capital calls, management fee calculations.
  • Solid general accounting skills related to booking journal entries, monthly reconciliations, and closing the books.
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